Today is Friday, January 27th, the 27th day of the year. There are 338
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES National Bath Safety Month,
National Blood Donor Month, National Braille Literacy Month,
National Hobby Month, Hot Tea Month, National Oatmeal Month,
National Soup Month, Chocolate Cake Day, Punch the Clock Day
Roy Fegan, 62, actor
Vincent Herbert, 54, music producer
Bryant Young, 51, football player
Fritz Pollard, 129, early African American football player (d. 1986)
Bobby “Blue” Bland, 95, blues singer (d. 2013)
John Witherspoon, 81, actor (d. 2019)
Mahalia Jackson, 1972, gospel singer (b. 1912)
Gene McFadden, 2006, singer/songwriter (b. 1948)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1825 – U.S. Congress approves Indian Territory (in what is present-day
Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Native
Americans on the “Trail of Tears.”
1961 – Leontyne Price debuted with the Metropolitan Opera.
1984 – Michael Jackson is burned during filming for Pepsi commercial.
1986 – 13th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis &
1992 – Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty).
1997 – 24th American Music Award: Toni Braxton & Alanis Morrissette win.
Being an Aquarius born on January 27th, your adaptability and originality are amongst your most well known qualities. You thrive in all new situations, as you are excited with prospect of new environments and people. Your social nature allows you to display your unique personality in a charming and appealing way, which explains why people seem to gravitate towards you at times. Your closest friends and family may describe your interests as odd, but this is only the result of your commitment to individuality.