On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1984

Historical Events

  • Beth Henley's "Miss Firecracker contest" premieres in NYC
  • Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins in 3:03:21.638 (263.308 km/h)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Manuela Maleeva of Bulgaria wins 3 singles tennis matches in one day; Italian Open 1984, beats Virginie Ruzici, Carling Basset and Chris Evert in the final 6-3 6-3; only 7th player to beat Evert on clay

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Famous Birthdays

  • Kalle Spjuth, Swedish bandy player
1984 Highlights

About May 27, 1984

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini