August 27th, 1967

August 27th, 1967, fell on a Sunday. It was day 239 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

52 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since August 27th, 1967.


On This Date

Events that occurred on August 27th, 1967:

  • Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies from a drug overdose.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 27th, 1967:

  • United States: Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry
  • United Kingdom: San Francisco - Scott McKenzie

Take Me Back!

The date is August 27th, 1967 and it's a Sunday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 1967 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner.

In America, the song Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, San Francisco by Scott McKenzie is the number one hit song. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States.

It's 1967, so radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as Procol Harum, The Monkees, The Beatles, The Doors, Lulu and The Association. A film called "Bonnie and Clyde" is being shown in movie theaters at the moment. People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza" and "Danger Man".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Hoppity Hooper", "Milton the Monster", "JOT the Dot" and "Cool McCool". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Ken (doll)", "Barrel of Monkeys", "Best of the West (action figures)" and "Lite-Brite".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on August 27th, 1967.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1967.

  • 1967 in movies.

    Movies released in 1967 included The Graduate, The Jungle Book, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Bonnie and Clyde, The Dirty Dozen, Valley of the Dolls, You Only Live Twice, "To Sir, with Love", Thoroughly Modern Millie, Camelot, Cool Hand Luke and Casino Royale.

  • 1967 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1967 were dominated by The Monkees, The Turtles, Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, The Young Rascals, The Association, Lulu, Box Tops, Bobbie Gentry and The Beatles.

  • The 5th Dimension - "Up, Up, and Away"

    "Up, Up, and Away" by The 5th Dimension would go on to win a Grammy for 1967's Song of the Year.

  • In the Heat of the Night

    "In the Heat of the Night" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1967.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 52 years, 11 months and 16 days have passed since August 27th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 27th, 1967, will be 52 years of age.
  • People born in 1967 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around August 27th, 1967:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 27th, 1967, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 27th, 1967 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1967 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1967.

"The Monkees" - "The New Adventures of Superman" - "The King Kong Show" - "Space Ghost" - "Cool McCool" - "Star Trek: The Original Series" - "JOT the Dot" - "Milton the Monster" - "Atom Ant" - "Underdog" - "Hoppity Hooper" - "The Bugs Bunny Show" - "My Three Sons" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1967 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been popular on this date in 1967:

  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • Best of the West (action figures)
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Twister mat
  • Major Matt Mason (action figure)
  • Captain Action (action figure)
  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on August 27th, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 27th, 1967 was probably conceived around the 17th of November, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 27th, 1967 is the 5th of June, 1968. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about August 27th, 1967.

  • 19,344 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,671,321,600 seconds have passed since the August 27th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,949,875,200 times.
  • Since August 27th, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 862,401,945,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 278,553,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 143,733,658 steps. That's about 63,882 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,055,859 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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