On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Brett Steven, New Zealand tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Cory Booker, American politician, 36th Mayor of Newark (2006-13), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Darcey Bussell, British ballerina (Strictly Come Dancing), born in London
  • Francine McRae, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Grahame Cheney, Australian boxer, born in Lithgow, Australia
  • Mica Paris, British Rhythm & Blues singer (So Good), born in London
  • Tyrone Rodgers, American football defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers), born in Longview, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Dino Terranova, actor (Young Dillinger), dies at 65
  • RenĂ© Barrientos, President of Bolivia (b. 1919)