August 27 in History
1953August 27, 1953:
"Roman Holiday", a movie produced and directed by William Wyler, is released in the United States.
1964August 27, 1964:
1966August 27, 1966:
American pop group, The Association drops their single titled "Cherish". Terry Kirkman is credited with writing the lyrics of the song.
1970August 27, 1970:
British sci-fi musical titled “Toomorrow” begins showing in theatres across the country. It stars singer Olivia Newton-John and Roy Dotrice.
1986August 27, 1986:
A star is placed on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame in honor of American singer, Tina Turner. Her immense performances have earned her the name "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll".
1989August 27, 1989:
Police in Phoenix arrests Guns N' Roses’ Izzy Stradlin for allegedly messing up the floor of the plane he was travelling in.
1991August 27, 1991:
American music group Pearl Jam, with support from Epic Records, unveils their first album under the name “Ten”.
1992August 27, 1992:
The original lyrics of the song titled "A Day In The Life", which was written by John Lennon, fetches an amount of $87,000 at an auction.
1996August 27, 1996:
“No Code”, the 4th album of Pearl Jam, is released. It would debut at number one in the United States.
2013August 27, 2013:
American Southern rock ensemble Alabama regroups to perform at a concert dubbed “Alabama & Friends”, which is to mark their 40th anniversary.