What Happened on March 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe's "Starlight Express" premieres

  • Beginning of "tanker war": over the next 9 months, 44 ships, including Iranian, Iraqi, Saudi Arabian and Kuwaiti tankers, are attacked by Iraqi or Iranian warplanes or damaged by mines

Famous Birthdays

  • Emily Ann Lloyd, American actress (Apollo 13), born in Glendale, California
  • Jon Paul Steur, American actor (Grace Under Fire), born in Escondido, California