What Happened on May 27, 1966

Historical Events

  • 55th German F-104 Starfighter crashes
  • 6 French fighters crash above Spain

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Leckner, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • John Jaha, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Ray Sheppard, Pembroke, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • Sean Kinney, American rock drummer (Alice in Chains - "Check My Brain"; "Hollow"), born in Renton, Washington
1966 Highlights

About May 27, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
  • UK #1 Song: Strangers In The Night - Frank Sinatra