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)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Budapest won by Brian Boitano (USA)

Figure Skater Brian Boitano
Figure Skater
Brian Boitano
  • 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
  • Jessie J [Jessica Cornish], British pop singer-songwriter ("Price Tag"; "Domino"; "Bang Bang"), born in Redbridge, London, 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? 33 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries