What Happened on February 27, 1998

Historical Events

  • 14th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • Apple discontinues development of the Newton computer
  • Britain's House of Lords agrees to end 1,000 years of male precedence by giving a monarch's first-born daughter the same claim to the throne as any first born son
  • FBI arrests 10 most wanted suspected serial killer Tony Ray Amati
  • NE Patriot David Meggett arrested in Toronto on sex assault charges
1998 History

Famous Deaths

  • George H. Hitchings, American scientist (Nobel laureate 1988), dies at 92
  • J. T. Walsh, American actor (Good Morning, Vietnam, Pleasantville), dies of a heart attack at 54

About February 27, 1998

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 25 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
  • UK #1 Song: Brimful of Asha - Cornershop