What Happened on August 27, 1996

Historical Events

Sports History

Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Detroit Red Wings to the Tampa Bay Lightning

Famous Deaths

  • Abram Games, British graphic artist ("Blonde Bombshell" ATS poster), dies at 82
  • Alexander Lanusse, military President of Argentina (1971-73), dies
  • Greg Morris, American actor (Mission: Impossible), dies of a brain tumor at 62
  • Waldo Wedel, American Archaeologist (Great Plains prehistoric cultures), dies at 87
1996 Highlights

About August 27, 1996

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) - Los Del Rio
  • UK #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls