What Happened on February 27, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Garry Christian, British soul singer (The Christians - "Words"), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Peter Christopherson, British rock musician (Throbbing Gristle; Psychic TV), commercial & music video director, born in Leeds, United Kingdom (d. 2010)
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Howard, Irish-American vaudeville and radio comedian (It Pays To Be Ignorant), dies of heart disease at 66
1955 Highlights

About February 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 7 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Softly, Softly - Ruby Murray