On This Day

What Happened on June 27, 2005

Historical Events

  • "Bad Day" single is released by Daniel Powter, 1st song to sell 2 million digital copies in the US (Billboard Song of the Year 2006)

Historic Event

AMD files broad antitrust complaints against Intel Corporation in U.S. Federal District Court, alleging abuse of monopoly powers and antitrust violations.

Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel Andrew Grove
Semiconductor Pioneer and CEO of Intel
Andrew Grove

Famous Weddings

  • "The Young and The Restless" actress Melody Thomas Scott (49) weds supervising producer of the CBS daytime drama Edward J. Scott (60) for the second time in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Deaths

  • Domino Harvey, English-born bounty hunter (b. 1969)
  • Frank Harte, traditional Irish singer and song collector
  • John T. Walton, American businessman (b. 1946)
  • Ray Holmes, Battle of Britain veteran (b. 1914)
  • Shelby Foote, American author and historian (b. 1917)
2005 Highlights

About June 27, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer