What Happened on March 27, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Beeching axe: Dr. Richard Beeching issues a report calling for huge cuts to the United Kingdom's rail network.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charly Alberti, Argentinian musician
  • Dave Koz, American jazz saxophonist, born in Encino, California
  • Ed Pinckney, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Quentin Tarantino, American director and screenwriter (Pulp Fiction), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino
  • Randall Cunningham, NFL QB (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Todd Graves, Laurel Miss, skeet (Olympics-1992, 96)
  • Xuxa, [Maria da Graca Meneghel], Brazil, actress (Xuxa Park)