On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Music release#1 in the Charts

"Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes returns to #1 slot

Actress Bette Davis
Actress
Bette Davis

MurderAssassination Attempt

Ali Khamenei narrowly escapes an assassination attempt by the Mujaheddin-e Khalq, when a bomb concealed in a tape recorder, explodes on a desk in front of him

2nd Supreme Leader of Iran Ali Hosseini Khamenei
2nd Supreme Leader of Iran
Ali Hosseini Khamenei
  • Cambodia adopts its constitution
  • Pamela Jenks, aged 21, is crowned the 14th Miss Black America