What Happened on July 27, 1955

Historical Events

  • Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation since WWII
  • Israeli passenger plane shot down above Bulgaria, 58 die

Famous Birthdays

Allan BorderAllan Border (67 years old)

Australian Cricket Batsman (156 Tests [93 as captain]; 11,174 runs @ 50.56; 27 x 100s; TS 205; 273 ODIs), born in Sydney, Australia

  • Cat Bauer, American novelist (Harley, Like a Person), born in Greenville, South Carolina
1955 Highlights

About July 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman