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, actress (Apollo 13), born in Glendale, California
  • J P Steur, actor (Grace Under Fire)