On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2003

Historical Events

  • Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Radiohead, Moby, and R.E.M. headline; other performers include David Gray, The Polyphonic Spree; Jimmy Cliff, Sigur Rós, Los Lobos, and Yes
  • The United States National Do Not Call Registry, formed to combat unwanted telemarketing calls and administered by the Federal Trade Commission, enrolls almost three-quarters of a million phone numbers on its first day.

Famous Deaths

  • David Newman, American filmmaker (b. 1937)
2003 Highlights

About June 27, 2003

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 18 years and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer