What Happened on August 27, 1964

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 25th Venice Film Festival: "Red Desert" directed by Michelangelo Antonioni wins Golden Lion

Film release premierFilm Premier

Walt Disney's "Mary Poppins" directed by Robert Stevenson and starring Julie Andrews and Dick van Dyke premieres in Los Angeles

Actress/Singer Julie Andrews
Actress/Singer
Julie Andrews
Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney

Famous Birthdays

  • Frankie Thorn, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Alexey Semyonovich Zhivotov, composer, dies at 59
  • Gracie Allen, American actress and comedienne (Burns & Allen), dies at 62