On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1997

Historical Events

  • 54th Venice Film Festival: "Hana-bi" directed by Takeshi Kitano wins Golden Lion

Famous Deaths

  • Brandon Tartikoff, TV exec (NBC), dies at 48
  • Jeep Swenson, American actor (Batman & Robin), dies of heart failure at 40
1997 Highlights

About August 27, 1997

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 24 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Virgo