What Happened on December 27, 2011

Famous Divorces

Zooey Deschanel

"New Girl" actress Zooey Deschanel (31) divorces "Death Cab for Cutie" singer Ben Gibbard (35) due to irreconcilable differences

Famous Deaths

  • Helen Frankenthaler, American abstract expressionist artist (Arden), dies at 83
2011 Highlights

About December 27, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Boxing Day (Canada), Christmas Day (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Found Love - Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris
  • UK #1 Song: Wherever You Are - Military Wives/Gareth Malone