What Happened on May 27, 1970

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • British expedition climbs south face of Annapurna I
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joseph Fiennes, English actor (Enemy at the Gates, Shakespeare in Love), born in Salisbury, Wiltshire

  • Liz Earley, St Catharines Ontario, LPGA golfer (1995 Thailand Open)
  • Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympics-96)
  • Michele Bartoli, Italian cyclist
  • Tim Farron, British politician
  • Todd Collins, linebacker (New England Patriots)

Famous Deaths

  • Emmy van Lokhorst, author, dies at 78