What Happened on June 27, 1981

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

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

Assassination 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

  • Cambodia adopts its constitution
  • Pamela Jenks, aged 21, is crowned the 14th Miss Black America
1981 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mikaben [Michael Benjamin], Haitian zouk and dancehall singer-songwriter, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (d. 2022)
Born in 1981

About June 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bette Davis Eyes - Kim Carnes
  • UK #1 Song: One Day In Your Life - Michael Jackson