What Happened on February 27, 2015

Historical Events

Music History

70's glam rocker Gary Glitter (real name Paul Gadd) sentenced to 16 years in prison for various child sex convictions

  • Russian politician Boris Nemtsov is assassinated in Moscow

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician, dies at 55, shot four times in Moscow

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy (1931-2015)

American actor (Spock-Star Trek, Mission Impossible), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 83

  • Malcolm Boyd, American Episcopal Priest, author and civil rights activist, dies at 91
2015 Highlights

About February 27, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 9 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Uptown Funk! - Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
  • UK #1 Song: Love Me Like You Do - Ellie Goulding