What Happened on January 27, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Darling of the Day" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • French submarine Minerve disappears in the Mediterranean with the loss of 52 crew

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Pleasant, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)
  • √Čric Tanguy, French contemporary classical composer, born in Caen, France
  • Eric Wedge, American baseball catcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Matt Stover, American football placekicker (Super Bowl champion 1990, 2000; First-team All-Pro, Pro Bowl, Golden Toe Award 2000; Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Mike Patton, American rocker (Faith No More - "The Real Thing"), born in Eureka, California
  • Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
  • Rusty Meacham, American baseball pitcher (KC Royals, Seattle Mariners), born in Stuart, Florida
  • Tracy Lawrence, American country singer (Sticks & Stones), born in Atlanta, Texas
  • Tricky, English rapper
Born in 1968

About January 27, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) - John Fred And The Playboys
  • UK #1 Song: Everlasting Love - Love Affair