What Happened on May 27, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

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Jerry Lewis Show second run, last airs on NBC-TV

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Walt Disney World construction begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Chip Beake, WLAF administrative assistant (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Dondre Whitfield, American actor
  • Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics-96)
  • Lesley Tashlin, 100m hurdler (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Todd Hundley, Martinsville VA, catcher (NY Mets)
  • Travis Williams, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)

Famous Deaths

  • Jeffrey Hunter, actor (Christopher Pike-Star Trek Cage), dies at 43