Sept. 27, 1984, in The Star: Anniston historian Grace Gates is in the process of directing a "multiple resource nomination survey" to determine what other local properties should be included on the National Register of Historic Places. Although eight locations are on the register already, Mrs. Gates' survey is the first organized effort in the city to identify anything from commercial buildings to statues that might also qualify for the register. Also this date: The $1.1 million restoration and renovation of the 66-year-old Lyric Theater at 13th and Noble is nearing completion and the space will be ready for occupancy Nov. 1. Additionally: A wide-ranging article on institutional emergency medical care in the area notes that Stringfellow Memorial Hospital has had offered emergency-room services since February 1983, but "a lot of people just don't know we're here," said ER director Dr. Rodney Snead.
The Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, begins at sunset. On September 27 in
1964 — The government publicly released the report of the Warren Commission, which found that Lee Harvey Oswald had acted alone in assassinating President John F. Kennedy.
Sunday's birthdays:Actress Jayne Meadows is 89. Movie director Arthur Penn is 87. Actor Wilford Brimley is 75. Producer Don Cornelius (Soul Train) is 73. Singer-musician Randy Bachman (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) is 66. Rock singer Meat Loaf is 62. Rock musician Greg Ham (Men At Work) is 56. Singer Shaun Cassidy is 51. Rock singer Stephan Jenkins (Third Eye Blind) is 45. Actress Amanda Detmer is 38. Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is 37. Rock singer Brad Arnold (3 Doors Down) is 31. Christian rock musician Grant Brandell (Underoath) is 28. Rapper Lil' Wayne is 27. Singer Avril Lavigne is 25.