What Happened on July 27, 1982

Historical Events

Music Premiere

Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" opens Off-Broadway at the Orpheum Theatre in NYC

Historic Event

Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's first visit to the US in almost 11 years


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Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir Smirnov, Russian foil fencer (Olympic gold 1980), dies at 28
1982 Highlights

About July 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
  • UK #1 Song: Fame - Irene Cara