What Happened on May 27, 1957

Historical Events

  • Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruce Furniss, American swimmer (Olympic gold men's 200m freestyle WR, 4x200m freestyle relay WR 1976; WR men's 200m IM 2:06.08 1975), born in Fresno, California
  • Duncan Goodhew, English 100m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in London, England
  • Eddie Harsch [Hawrysch], Canadian keyboardist (Bulldog; The Black Crowes - "Hard To Handle"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Siouxsie Sioux [Susan Ballion], British rock musician, singer and songwriter (Siouxsie & the Banshees - "Peek-a-Boo'; "Kiss Them For Me"), born n Southwark, England
Born in 1957
1957 Highlights

About May 27, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

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