On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday

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 interestEvent of Interest

Robert Mugabe returns to Rhodesia after 5 years in exile

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe
Zimbabwean President
Robert Mugabe

Famous Birthdays

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