What Happened on December 27, 2015

Historical Events

  • Iraqi forces retake IS held city of Ramadi (ISIS first captured in May)

Famous Deaths

  • (Meadow) "Meadowlark" Lemon, American basketball star (Harlem Globetrotters, 1955-80, 1990, and 3 other teams), and clergyman, dies at 83
  • Andy M. Stewart, Scottish musician and composer (Silly Wizard), dies at 63
  • Haskell Wexler, American cinematographer and director, dies at 93
  • Stein Eriksen, Norwegian alpine skier (first Olympic giant slalom gold 1952), dies at 88
  • Stevie Wright, British-born Australian singer with the Easybeats ("Friday On My Mind"), dies at 68
2015 Highlights

About December 27, 2015

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Hello - Adele
  • UK #1 Song: A Bridge Over You - The Lewisham & Greenwich Nhs Choir