What Happened on May 27, 1985

Historical Events

  • Britain agrees to return Hong Kong to China in 1997

Event of Interest

Inaugural bands parade for President Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Chien-Ming Chiang, Taiwanese baseball player
Born in 1985

Famous Deaths

  • (Clifton) "Skeeter" Best, American jazz guitarist (Erskine Hawkins; Earl Hines; Oscar Pettiford; Ray Charles; Milt Jackson), dies at 70
  • Kay Campbell, actress (All My Children), dies at 80

About May 27, 1985

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Gemini

Holidays: Memorial Day (United States), Spring Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everything She Wants - Wham!
  • UK #1 Song: 19 - Paul Hardcastle