What Happened on February 27, 1982

Historical Events

  • Dan Issel (NBA-Nuggets), hits on 63rd consecutive free throw
  • Earl Anthony becomes 1st pro bowler to win more than $1 million
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • Wayne Williams found guilty of murdering 2 of 28 blacks in Atlanta

Famous Deaths

  • Malika Sabirova, Soviet Tajik ballet dancer, dies at 39
1982 Highlights

About February 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Centerfold - The J. Geils Band
  • UK #1 Song: A Town Called Malice/Precious - Jam