What Happened on April 27, 1979

Historical Events

Music Single

George Harrison releases single "Love Comes to Everyone"

Famous Birthdays

  • Natasha Chokljat, Australian netball player, born in Tasmania, Australia
  • Will Boyd, American bass guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
Born in 1979

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Kantorowicz, German-Jewish historian and journalist (Spanish Diary), dies at 79
1979 Highlights

About April 27, 1979

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 44 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Heart Of Glass - Blondie
  • UK #1 Song: Bright Eyes - Art Garfunkel