What Happened on June 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premieres on ABC-TV
  • 4th Mayor's Trophy Game; Yanks beat Mets 5-2

Famous Birthdays

  • J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in New York City
  • Jason Patric, actor (Lost Boys, Solar Babies), born in NYC, New York
  • Jeff Conine, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Mercedes Paz, Tucum Argentina, tennis star (1990 Strasbourg)
  • Rob Harbison, Fallston MD, 3x40 rifle (Olympics-6th-1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur D Waley, [Schloss], British sinology/poet (Monkey), dies