On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Julius LaRosa Show" debuts on CBS-TV
  • 1st automobile seat belt legislation enacted (Illinois)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank de Grave [Franciscus Hendrikus Gerardus de Grave], Dutch politician (VVD), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Isabelle Adjani, French actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • Sam Tshabalala, South African guitarist, and composer (The Malopoets; Sabeka), born in South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Jan van den Tempel, Dutch politician (SDAP), dies at 77
1955 Highlights

About June 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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