On This Day

What Happened on May 27, 1975

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney releases "Venus & Mars"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Stanley Cup Final, The Aud, Buffalo, NY: Philadelphia Flyers take back-to-back titles; beat Buffalo Sabres, 2-0 for a 4-2 series win
  • Worst motor vehicle disaster in UK; bus full of elderly women plunge into Dibble's Bridge Yorkshire, killing 38

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© 3000 [Benjamin], American rapper and actor (OutKast), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jadakiss [Jason Phillips], American rapper (The Lox), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Jamie Oliver, British chef and television personality, born in Claverling, England
  • Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEzzard Charles

Ezzard Charles, heavyweight boxing champion (1949-51), dies of ALS at 53

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles

1975 Highlights

About May 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Gemini