What Happened on May 27, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Furniss, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1976)
  • Duncan Goodhew, English 100m breast stroke swimmer (Oly-Gold-1980), born in London, England
  • Siouxsie Sioux, [Susan Ballion], Kent England (Siouxsie & Banshees)