January 27

#
Boosts
Is this day important to you? Boost it!

Find out what the world looked like on January 27 in the most popular years: events, famous birthdays, music, movies, etc..

Pick another day:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27
28 29 30 31

Pick another month:

2018

City of Endless Night by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child was one of the best seller of 2018.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2018.

2016

The Revenant directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu was one of the most viewed movies released in 2016.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2016.

2015

American Sniper directed by Clint Eastwood was one of the most viewed movies released in 2015.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2015.

2014

Sholay directed by Ramesh Sippy was one of the most viewed movies released in 2014.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2014.

2012

Famous people born on this day include Logan Moreau. In that special week people in US were listening to We Found Love by Rihanna. Bachelorette, directed by Leslye Headland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2012. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2012.

2011

I Saw the Devil directed by Jee-woon Kim was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2011.

2010

Frozen directed by Adam Green was one of the most viewed movies released in 2010.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2010.

2008

The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week people in US were listening to Low by Flo Rida. Rambo, directed by Sylvester Stallone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008. Born Standing Up by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2008.

2007

Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares was one of the best seller of 2007.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2007.

2006

Alpha Dog directed by Nick Cassavetes was one of the most viewed movies released in 2006.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2006.

2004

Famous people born on this day include Xyriel Manabat. In UK Mad World by Michael Andrews featuring Gary Jules was in the top 5 hits. The Butterfly Effect, directed by Eric Bress, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2004. Bleachers by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2004.

2003

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days directed by Donald Petrie was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2003.

2002

A Walk to Remember directed by Adam Shankman was one of the most viewed movies released in 2002.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2002.

2001

Wet Hot American Summer directed by David Wain was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2001.

2000

The US president was Bill Clinton (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Anais Gallagher. In that special week people in US were listening to I Knew I Loved You by Savage Garden. The Boondock Saints, directed by Troy Duffy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2000. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 2000.

1999

Famous people born on this day include Danielle Renaee. In UK Maria by Blondie was in the top 5 hits. The Blair Witch Project, directed by Daniel Myrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999. The Street Lawyer by John Grisham was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1999.

1998

Famous people born on this day include Devin Druid. In UK Never Ever by All Saints was in the top 5 hits. Spice World, directed by Bob Spiers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1998. The Man Who Listens To Horses by Monty Roberts was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1998.

1997

Famous people born on this day include Tamera Foster. In that special week people in US were listening to Un-Break My Heart by Toni Braxton. Chasing Amy, directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997. Executive Orders by Tom Clancy was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1997.

1996

Famous people born on this day include Squeezie . In UK Earth Song by Michael Jackson was in the top 5 hits. From Dusk Till Dawn, directed by Robert Rodriguez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1996. The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1996.

1995

Famous people born on this day include Raz Fresco. In UK Cotton Eye Joe by Rednex was in the top 5 hits. Before Sunrise, directed by Richard Linklater, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1995. Eyes Of A Child by Richard North Patterson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1995.

1994

Famous people born on this day include Ryan McLoughlin. In UK Twist And Shout by Chaka Demus & Pliers featuring Jack Radics & Taxi Gang was in the top 5 hits. Clerks., directed by Kevin Smith, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1994. Soul Mates by Thomas Moore was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1994.

1993

Famous people born on this day include Roxane Duran. In that special week people in US were listening to I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston. Alive, directed by Frank Marshall, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1993. Mexico by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1993.

1992

The US president was George H. W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anna Russett. In that special week people in US were listening to All 4 Love by Color Me Badd. Reservoir Dogs, directed by Quentin Tarantino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1992. Griffin & Sabine by Nick Bantock was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1992.

1991

Famous people born on this day include Christian Bickel. In that special week people in US were listening to The First Time by Surface. New Jack City, directed by Mario Van Peebles, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1991. Memories of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1991.

1990

Famous people born on this day include Diamond White. In UK Hangin' Tough by New Kids On The Block was in the top 5 hits. Tremors, directed by Ron Underwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1990. Roseanne by Roseanne Barr was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1990.

1989

Famous people born on this day include Daisy Lowe. In that special week people in US were listening to Two Hearts by Phil Collins. Sex, Lies, and Videotape, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1989. The First Salute by Barbara W. Tuchman was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1989.

1988

The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wen Liu. In that special week people in US were listening to Need You Tonight by INXS. Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1988.

1987

Across China by Peter Jenkins was one of the best seller of 1987.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1987.

1986

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut was one of the best seller of 1986.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1986.

1985

Famous people born on this day include Gerard Aafjes. In UK I Want To Know What Love Is by Foreigner was in the top 5 hits. Stranger Than Paradise, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1985. Lincoln by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1985.

1984

In Search Of Excellence by Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr was one of the best seller of 1984.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1984.

1983

Famous people born on this day include Deon Anderson. In that special week people in US were listening to Down Under by Men At Work. The Year of Living Dangerously, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1983. Jane Fonda'S Workout Book For Pregnancy, Birth And Recovery by Femmy DeLyser was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1983.

1982

Never-Say-Diet Book by Richard Simmons was one of the best seller of 1982.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1982.

1981

Famous people born on this day include Gabriele Galassi. In UK Imagine by John Lennon was in the top 5 hits. Scanners, directed by David Cronenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1981. The Coming Currency Collapse by Jerome F. Smith was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1981.

1980

The US president was Jimmy Carter (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Marat Safin. In UK Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders was in the top 5 hits. Cruel Shoes by Steve Martin was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1980.

1979

Chesapeake by James A. Michener was one of the best seller of 1979.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1979.

1978

Famous people born on this day include Jake Pavelka. In that special week people in US were listening to Baby Come Back by Player. The Duellists, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1978. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1978.

1977

The Sentinel directed by Michael Winner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1977.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1977.

1976

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Renaud Capuçon. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1976.

1975

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best seller of 1975.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1975.

1974

The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ole Einar Bjorndalen. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974. Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1974.

1973

The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best seller of 1973.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1973.

1972

Famous people born on this day include Mark Owen. In that special week people in US were listening to American Pie (Parts 1 and 2) by Don McLean. Fritz the Cat, directed by Ralph Bakshi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1972. Beyond Freedom And Dignity by B. F. Skinner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1972.

1971

Famous people born on this day include Lil Jon. In that special week people in US were listening to Knock Three Times by Dawn. Vanishing Point, directed by Richard C. Sarafian, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1971. Caravan To Vaccares by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1971.

1970

Famous people born on this day include Heather Nauert. In UK Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris was in the top 5 hits. MASH, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1970. Puppet On A Chain by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1970.

1969

Famous people born on this day include Eliette Abécassis. In that special week people in US were listening to I Heard It Through The Grapevine by Marvin Gaye. Pierrot le Fou, directed by Jean-Luc Godard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1969. And Other Stories by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1969.

1968

The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Mike Patton. In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968. The President'S Plane Is Missing by Robert J. Serling was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1968.

1967

Famous people born on this day include Bobby Deol. In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits. A Fistful of Dollars, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967. Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1967.

1966

Famous people born on this day include Tamlyn Tomita. In UK Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits. The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, directed by Alan Rafkin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1966. A Gift Of Joy by Helen Hayes and Lewis Funke was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1966.

1965

Famous people born on this day include Alan Cumming. In that special week people in US were listening to Downtown by Petula Clark. How to Murder Your Wife, directed by Richard Quine, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1965. The Kennedy Wit by Bill Adler was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1965.

1964

Famous people born on this day include Bridget Fonda. In that special week people in US were listening to There! I've Said It Again by Bobby Vinton. The Incredible Mr. Limpet, directed by Arthur Lubin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1964. The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1964.

1963

The US president was John F. Kennedy (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Arpad Busson. In UK The Next Time / Bachelor Boy by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits. The Raven, directed by Roger Corman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1963. On TV people were watching The Dakotas.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1963.

1962

The Coming Fury by Bruce Catton was one of the best seller of 1962.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1962.

1961

Famous people born on this day include Karen Velez. In that special week people in US were listening to Wonderland By Night by Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra. 101 Dalmatians, directed by Clyde Geronimi, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1961. The Light In The Piazza by Elizabeth Spencer was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1961.

1960

The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Cunningham. In UK Why by Anthony Newley was in the top 5 hits. Our Man in Havana, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1960. My Wicked, Wicked Ways by Errol Flynn was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1960.

1959

The Rainbow And The Rose by Nevil Shute was one of the best seller of 1959.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1959.

1958

America As A Civilization by Max Lerner was one of the best seller of 1958.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1958.

1957

The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best seller of 1957.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1957.

1956

Famous people born on this day include Mimi Rogers. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Court Jester, directed by Melvin Frank, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956. Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1956.

1955

Famous people born on this day include John G Roberts. In UK The Finger Of Suspicion by Dickie Valentine With The Stargazers was in the top 5 hits. Bad Day at Black Rock, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955. Treadmill To Oblivion by Fred Allen was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1955.

1954

Famous people born on this day include Peter Laird. In UK Oh Mein Papa by Eddie Calvert was in the top 5 hits. David and Bathsheba, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1954. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1954.

1953

Niagara directed by Henry Hathaway was one of the most viewed movies released in 1953.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1953.

1952

The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Jacques Nikonoff. Bend of the River, directed by Anthony Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952. The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1952.

1951

Operation Pacific directed by George Waggner was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1951.

1950

Gun Crazy directed by Joseph H. Lewis was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1950.

1949

A Canterbury Tale directed by Michael Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1949.

1948

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre directed by John Huston was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1948.

1947

Lady in the Lake directed by Robert Montgomery was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1947.

1946

The Harvey Girls directed by George Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1946.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1946.

1945

The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Henri Texier. Objective, Burma!, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1945. On TV people were watching La piste aux étoiles.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1945.

1944

The Fighting Seabees directed by Edward Ludwig was one of the most viewed movies released in 1944.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1944.

1943

Shadow of a Doubt directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1943.

1942

Woman of the Year directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1942.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1942.

1941

High Sierra directed by Raoul Walsh was one of the most viewed movies released in 1941.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1941.

1940

The Fighting 69th directed by William Keighley was one of the most viewed movies released in 1940.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1940.

1939

Gunga Din directed by George Stevens was one of the most viewed movies released in 1939.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1939.

1938

The Dybbuk directed by Michal Waszynski was one of the most viewed movies released in 1938.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1938.

1937

Sabotage directed by Alfred Hitchcock was one of the most viewed movies released in 1937.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1937.

1935

David Copperfield directed by George Cukor was one of the most viewed movies released in 1935.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1935.

1934

The Lucky Texan directed by Robert N. Bradbury was one of the most viewed movies released in 1934.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1934.

1933

She Done Him Wrong directed by Lowell Sherman was one of the most viewed movies released in 1933.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1933.

1932

Taxi! directed by Roy Del Ruth was one of the most viewed movies released in 1932.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1932.

1931

The Painted Desert directed by Howard Higgin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1931.

1930

Anna Christie directed by Clarence Brown was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1930.

1929

The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gaston Suarez. Queen Kelly, directed by Erich Von Stroheim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1929. On TV people were watching British Movietone News.
But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1929.

1928

The Last Command directed by Josef von Sternberg was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1928.

1927

The Show directed by Tod Browning was one of the most viewed movies released in 1927.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1927.

1926

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ directed by Fred Niblo was one of the most viewed movies released in 1926.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1926.

1925

The Last Laugh directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1925.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1925.

1924

Der Mann mit der eisernen Maske directed by Max Glass was one of the most viewed movies released in 1924.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1924.

1923

Lederstrumpf directed by Arthur Wellin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1923.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1923.

1922

Satanas directed by F.W. Murnau was one of the most viewed movies released in 1922.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1922.

1921

The Kid directed by Charles Chaplin was one of the most viewed movies released in 1921.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1921.

1920

Pollyanna directed by Paul Powell was one of the most viewed movies released in 1920.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1920.

1919

Don't Change Your Husband directed by Cecil B. DeMille was one of the most viewed movies released in 1919.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1919.

1918

Tarzan of the Apes directed by Scott Sidney was one of the most viewed movies released in 1918.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1918.

1917

The Pride of the Clan directed by Maurice Tourneur was one of the most viewed movies released in 1917.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1917.

1915

Alice in Wonderland directed by W.W. Young was one of the most viewed movies released in 1915.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1915.

1914

The Goat directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1914.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1914.

1910

Anna Karenina directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1910.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1910.

1908

The Doctor's Experiment directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1908.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1908.

1907

Faust directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1907.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1907.

1906

The Story of the Kelly Gang directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1906.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1906.

1905

Halfaouine directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1905.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1905.

1904

Los políticos directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1904.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1904.

1903

The Divorce directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1903.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1903.

1902

Shut Up! directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1902.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1902.

1901

Prison Bars directed by was one of the most viewed movies released in 1901.

But much more happened, find out here: 27 January 1901.