On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2007

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas "Doug" Riley [Dr Music], Canadian musician and musical director (Famous People Players), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Driss Basri, Moroccan politician (Interior Minister 1979-99), dies at 68
  • Emma Penella, Spanish actress, dies at 76
2007 Highlights

About August 27, 2007

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Late Summer Bank Holiday (United Kingdom)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston
  • UK #1 Song: Stronger - Kanye West