On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 2014

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"Birdman" directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Michael Keaton and Zach Galifianakis premieres at the Venice Film Festival (Best Picture 2015)

  • 71st Venice Film Festival: "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" directed by Roy Andersson wins Golden Lion
  • Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls the international response to Ebola “irresponsible” and “slow and derisory”

Famous Deaths

  • Yehezkel Braun, Israeli composer (Shir ha-shirim), dies of natural causes at 92
2014 Highlights

About August 27, 2014

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo