On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1939

Famous Birthdays

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John Cleese

John Cleese, English actor and comedian (Monty Python), born in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset


1939 Highlights

About October 27, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 82 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Scorpio