What Happened on May 27, 1955

Historical Events

  • "The Red Buttons Show", last airs on NBC-TV
  • Boston Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBIs, beating Senators 16-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Abdelmalek Ali Messaoud, Algerian soccer defender (38 caps; USM Alger, USM Annaba), born in Annaba, Algeria (d. 2022)
  • Eric Bischoff, American professional wrestling promoter
  • Graham "Jock" Edwards, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests, 3 x 50; Central Districts), born in Nelson, New Zealand (d. 2020)
  • Richard Schiff, American actor (The West Wing), born in Bethesda, Maryland
1955 Highlights

About May 27, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Eddie Calvert