What Happened on August 27, 1967

Historical Events

  • Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Nastanovich, American percussionist (Pavement; Silver Jews), born in Rochester, New York
  • Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)

Famous Deaths

Brian EpsteinBrian Epstein (1934-1967)

English music entrepreneur and manager (Beatles), dies of an accidental barbiturate overdose at 32

  • Henri-Georges Adam, French painter/cartoonist/sculptor, dies at 63
1967 Highlights

About August 27, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry
  • UK #1 Song: San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott Mckenzie