What Happened on March 27, 1983

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Film & TV History

Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" premieres in NYC


Famous Deaths

  • James Hayter, actor (Pickwick Papers, Trio, Great Game), dies at 75
  • Janis Ivanovs, Latvian composer, dies at 76
1983 Highlights

About March 27, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
  • UK #1 Song: Is There Something I Should Know - Duran Duran