What Happened on July 27, 1983

Historical Events

  • 104°F (40.3°C) in Garmersdorf (German record)

Baseball Record

Gaylord Perry joins Nolan Ryan and Steve Carlton to reach 3,500 career strikeouts, also winning his 1st game as a Kansas City Royal

Famous Birthdays

  • Goran Pandev, Macedonian footballer (captain of the Macedonian national team), born in Strumica, Yugoslavia

Famous Deaths

  • Mufasir-ul-Haq, cricketer (Pakistani left-arm quick 1965), dies
1983 Highlights

About July 27, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Every Breath You Take - The Police
  • UK #1 Song: Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) - Paul Young