What Happened on September 27, 1981

Historical Events

  • Frank Lazarus and Dick Vosburgh's musical double feature "A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine" closes at Royale Theatre, NYC, after 588 performances and 2 Tony Awards
  • Iran defends its besieged port of Abadan, driving back Iraqi forces

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendon McCullum, New Zealand cricketer
  • Lakshmipathy Balaji, Indian cricketer
  • Sophie Crumb, American-French cartoonist (Belly Button), bor in Woodlands, California
Born in 1981

Famous Deaths

  • Coenraad van Emde Boas, Dutch sexologist, dies at 77
  • Robert Montgomery, American actor and director (Robert Montgomery Presents, Earl of Chicago, Yellow Jack), dies at 77

About September 27, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra

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