The 27th of February, 1968, fell on a Tuesday. Day 58 of 1968. Decade: 1960s.
51 years, 10 months and 27 days have passed since the 27th of February, 1968.
On This Date
Events that occurred on the 27th of February, 1968:
American singer Frankie Lymon dies of a heroin overdose at the age of 25.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 27th of February, 1968:
United States: Love Is Blue - Paul Mauriat
United Kingdom: Cinderella Rockefella - Esther & Abi Ofarim
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 the 27th of February, 1968.
O. C. Smith - "Little Green Apples"
"Little Green Apples" by O. C. Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 1968's Song of the Year.
The Apollo 8 astronauts.
"The Apollo 8 astronauts" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1968. This was after they became the first humans to successfully leave low Earth orbit.
"Oliver!" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1968.
1968 in movies.
Movies released in 1968 included 2001: A Space Odyssey, Funny Girl, The Love Bug, The Odd Couple, Bullitt, Romeo and Juliet, Oliver!, Coogan's Bluff, Rosemary's Baby, Planet of the Apes, Night of the Living Dead and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
1968 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1968 were dominated by the likes of Paul Mauriat, Otis Redding, Bobby Goldsboro, The Beatles, The Rascals and Herb Alpert.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 27th of February:
27th of February, 2011: The 83rd Academy Awards are held at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. Best Actor: Colin Firth (The King's Speech). Best Actress: Natalie Portman (Black Swan).
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 27th of February, 1968.
18,960 days have passed since this date.
1,638,147,600 seconds have passed since the 27th of February, 1968.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,911,172,200 times.
Since the 27th of February, 1968, earth has travelled approximately 845,284,161,600 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 273,024,600 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 140,880,694 steps. That's about 62,614 miles!
Since this date, 19,657,771 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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