On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1978

Famous Birthdays

  • Pete Laforest, Canadian baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Marguerite Canal, composer, dies at 87
  • Oscar Homolka, Hungarian actor (Sabotage, The Seven Year Itch, Ball of Fire, I Remember Mama), dies at 79
1978 Highlights

About January 27, 1978

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aquarius