On This Day

What Happened on March 27, 1988

Historical Events

  • Ice Dance Championship at Budapest won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
  • Ice Pairs Championship at Budapest won by E Valova & O Vasiliev (URS)
  • Ladies' Figure Skating Championship in Budapest won by Katarina Witt (GDR)
  • Men's Figure Skating Champions in Budapest won by Brian Boitano (USA)
  • Ok-Hee Ku wins Standard Register Turquoise Classic Golf Tournament
  • PGA Players Championship, TPC at Sawgrass: Local resident Mark McCumber wins with record total 273 (−15), 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Mike Reid
  • WrestleMania IV, Historic Atlantic City Convention Hall, NJ: Randy "Macho Man" Savage beats Ted DiBiase for WWF Heavyweight title

Famous Birthdays

  • Brenda Song, American actress (The Ultimate Christmas Present), born in Carmichael, California
  • Holliday Grainger, English actress (The Borgias), born in Manchester, England
  • Kerri Ann Darling, American actress (Alli Fowler-Another World)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van den Weghe, Flemish writer, dies at about 67
1988 Highlights

About March 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 32 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries