On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1953

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"Roman Holiday", starring Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, and Eddie Albert, is released


Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Lifeson [Živojinović], Serbian-Canadian rock guitarist (Rush - "Limelight"), born in n Fernie, British Columbia
  • Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolai Berezowsky, Russian-American composer, dies at 53
1953 Highlights

About August 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Virgo