What Happened on January 27, 1980

Historical Events

  • "Comin' Uptown" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 37-27; MVP: Chuck Muncie, New Orleans Saints, RB

Event of Interest

Robert Mugabe returns to Rhodesia after 5 years in exile

1980 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Marat Safin, Russian tennis player (US Open 2000, Australian Open 2005), born in Moscow, Russia
Born in 1980

About January 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock With You - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: The Special AKA Live! EP - The Special AKA