On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Lifeson, rock guitarist (Rush), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor

Famous Deaths

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