What Happened on February 27, 1984

Historical Events

World Record

Carl Lewis jumps world record indoor (8.675 m)

  • Worker's union leader Billy Nair freed in South Africa
  • WRC-AM in Washington, D.C. changes call letters to WWRC

Famous Birthdays

  • Antti Tuisku, Finnish singer, born in Rovaniemi, Finland
  • David Noel, American basketball player, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Lotta Schelin, Swedish female footballer, born in TrÃ¥ngsund, Sweden
1984 Highlights

About February 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jump - Van Halen
  • UK #1 Song: 99 Red Balloons - Nena