On This Day

What Happened on February 27, 1997

Historical Events

  • "Last Night of Ballyhoo" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC
  • Singer Sade (Helen Folasade) arrested in Jamaica for disobeying a police officer

Famous Deaths

  • Kingsley Davis, American sociologist and demographer (coined the term "population explosion"), dies at 88
1997 Highlights

About February 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wannabe - Spice Girls
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Speak - No Doubt