On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1988

Historical Events

  • Senate ratified a treaty eliminating medium-range nuclear missiles

Famous Deaths

  • Florida Friebus, American actress (Bob Newhart Show), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Melvin J "Cy" Oliver, US jazz composer/orchestra leader, dies at 77
  • Renato Salvatori, actor (Burn, Luna, 2 Women), dies
1988 Highlights

About May 27, 1988

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 32 years and 6 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini