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On This Day

April 27

Babe Ruth Day

1914 The Shea's Hippodrome Theater opens in Toronto, now the home the new City Hall Nathan Phillips Square.

1953 The term Pencil neck Geek is coined by Classy Freddie Blassie

1956 Godzilla King of the Monsters opens in theatres in USA

1956 Rock Marciano retires as boxing Heavy Weight Champion

1967 In Montreal Expo 67 opens

1980 Studio 54 in New York gets shut down.

1983 Nolan Ryan gets his 3,509 strike out becoming the strike out King he would wind up with 5714

1986 The Computer mouse is introduced by Xerox

Happy Birthday

1932 Casey Kasem co- creator of American Top 40, radio host.

1944 Cuba Gooding SR. Musician in the band The Main Ingredient

1948 Kate Pierson Musician in the B-52’s

1951 Ace Frehley Musician in the band Kiss

1959 Sheena Easton musician

1961 Moana Pozzi actress

1976 Isobel Campbell musician Belle & Sebastian

1986 Jenna Coleman actress Captain America: The First Avenger, & Doctor Who.

1989 Martha Hunt model

1989 Emily Rios actress Breaking Bad

1998 Dytto dancer