On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1969

Historical Events

Television Finale

Jerry Lewis Show second run, last airs on NBC-TV

  • Walt Disney World construction begins at Bay Lake and Lake Buena Vista, Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Dondre Whitfield, American actor (All My Children), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • Lesley Tashlin, 100m hurdler (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Todd Hundley, Martinsville VA, catcher (NY Mets)

Famous Deaths

  • Jeffrey Hunter, American actor (Star Trek Cage, The Searchers), dies of an intracranial hemorrhage at 43
1969 Highlights

About May 27, 1969

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles With Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: Get Back - The Beatles with Billy Preston