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

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