The 27th of February, 1982, fell on a Saturday. Day 58 of 1982. Decade: 1980s.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 27th of February, 1982:
Wayne Williams is convicted for his role in the Atlanta murders of 1979-81.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of February, 1982:
United States: Centerfold - J. Geils Band
United Kingdom: A Town Called Malice / Precious - Jam
Movie Box Office
What movie was on top of the box office?
The movie "On Golden Pond" was at the top of the box office on this date.
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 27th of February, 1982.
Early 1980s fashion.
The early 80s saw a minimalist approach to fashion, with some trends carrying over from the late 1970s. Sweaters, fur-lined puffer jackets, tunics, ripped jeans, leotards, velour tracksuits, tube tops, knee-length skirts, high-waisted pants and embroidered jeans were all popular during this period. The colors during the early 1980s were subdued, quiet and basic. Varying shades of brown, tan, and orange were in fashion.
Between the 22nd of September, 1980, and the 20th of August, 1988, an armed conflict was being fought between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iraqi Republic.
Time Person of the Year: 1982.
"The Computer" is named as the Time Person of the Year in 1982.
1982 in movies.
Movies released in 1982 included E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Tootsie, An Officer and a Gentleman, Rocky III, Porky's, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, 48 Hrs., Poltergeist, Annie, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Blade Runner, Rambo: First Blood, Conan the Barbarian and The Thing.
1982 in music.
Popular music artists in 1982 included Olivia Newton-John, Survivor, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, The J. Geils Band, The Human League and John Cougar.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of February:
27th of February, 2011: The 83rd Academy Awards are held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Best Actor: Colin Firth (The King's Speech). Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan).
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
The Smurfs - Animated fantasy-comedy television series.
Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends - Animated television series that ran in the early 1980s.
Only Fools and Horses - British television comedy.
Magnum, P.I. - Starring Tom Selleck as Private Investigator Thomas Magnum.
Knots Landing - American soap opera.
Archie Bunker's Place - Sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor.
Trapper John, M.D. - Medical drama.
Hart to Hart - TV show about a couple who moonlight as detectives.
The Dukes of Hazzard - American television series.
Mork & Mindy - Comedy TV show about an alien called Mork. Starring Robin Williams.
How old was I?
Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on the 27th of February, 1982.
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of February, 1982.
13,772 days have passed since this date.
1,189,900,800 seconds have passed since the 27th of February, 1982.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,388,217,600 times.
Since the 27th of February, 1982, earth has travelled approximately 613,988,812,800 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 198,316,800 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 102,331,469 steps. That's about 45,481 miles!
Since this date, 14,278,810 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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