What Happened on February 27, 1981

Historical Events

  • Greatest passenger load on a commercial airliner-610 on Boeing 747

Music History

Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder record the single "Ebony & Ivory"

Famous Birthdays

  • Elodie Ou├ędraogo, Belgian athlete, born in Saint-Josse-ten-Noode, Belgium

Josh GrobanJosh Groban (41 years old)

American singer ("You Raise Me Up"), born in Los Angeles, California


Famous Deaths

  • Jacob H Gilbert, American politician (US Representative 1960-1971), dies at 60
1981 Highlights

About February 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt
  • UK #1 Song: Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce Music Theatre