What day of the week was May 27, 2001?

The day of the week May 27th, 2001 fell on was a Sunday.

Ramon Bieri the American actor (b. 1929) died on this day in 2001.

Members of the Islamist separatist group Abu Sayyaf seize twenty hostages from an affluent island resort on Palawan in the Philippines; the hostage crisis would not be resolved until June 2002.