What Happened on February 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Music awardsMusic Awards

22nd Grammy Awards: "What a Fool Believes" best song, Billy Joel best album

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel
  • Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors
  • Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Valentino, American singer
  • Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton

Famous Deaths

  • George Tobias, American actor (Bewitched), dies at 78