On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1962

Famous Birthdays

  • Mariangela D'Abbraccio, TV actress (Passioni), born in Naples, Italy
  • Meg Parsont, personality (David Letterman Show)
  • Ravi Shastri, Indian cricketer, all-rounder (1981-92), commentator and coach of India (2017-), born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India
  • Ray Borner, Australian basketball center (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • Steven Brill, American film writer and director

Famous Deaths

  • Egon Petri, Dutch classical pianist, dies at 81
1962 Highlights

About May 27, 1962

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 59 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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