August 27th, 1967

August 27th, 1967, fell on a Sunday. Day 239 of 1967. Decade: 1960s.

52 years, 9 months and 7 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

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, 9 months and 7 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.
  • 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.

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).

27th of August

Events that have occurred on the 27th of August:

  • August 27th, 1979: Warrenpoint ambush: The Provisional IRA ambush and kill 18 British soldiers.
  • August 27th, 1979: Lord Mountbatten of Burma and 3 others are assassinated by the Provisional IRA.
  • August 27th, 1990: American musician Stevie Ray Vaughan is killed in a helicopter crash.
  • August 27th, 1992: The first episode of the comedy sitcom "Martin" (Martin Lawrence) is aired.
  • August 27th, 1992: 13-year-old Leigh Occhi goes missing in Tupelo, Mississippi.
  • August 27th, 2006: Pornographic actor Jon Dough commits suicide at his home in Chatsworth, California.
  • August 27th, 2017: "Humble" by Kendrick Lamar wins Video of the Year at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

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.

  • 19,274 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,665,273,600 seconds have passed since the August 27th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,942,819,200 times.
  • Since August 27th, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 859,281,177,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 277,545,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 143,213,530 steps. That's about 63,650 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,983,283 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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