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On this Day

August 27

Just Because Day

Russia Film & Movies Day

1793 The city of York now know as Toronto is established

1892 A fire breaks out Metropolitan Opera House in New York city

1936 The film Swing Time premieres in New York City Directed by George Stevens starring Fred Astaire, & Ginger Rogers.

1964 The premier of the the Disney film Mary Poppins

1965 The Beatles hang with Elvis Presley at his house

1966 At Candlestick Park in San Francisco the Beatles play their last concert

1990 WWF SummerSlam 90 The Ultimate Warrior retains the WWF Title in steel cage match over Rick Rude

1995 WWF Summerslam 95 Shawn Michaels climbs the ladder a keeps his WWF Intercontinental Title over Razor Ramon

2000 WWE SummerSlam ’00 The Rock retains the WWF Title beating Kurt Angle and Triple H in a triple threat match.

2008 Barack Obama wins the Democratic Party nomination to run for president of the United States

2013 Gravity premieres at the Venice Film Festival

Happy Birthday

1877 Charles Rolls founder of Rolls-Royce ltd

1908 Lyndon B. Johnson 36th President of the United States

1910 Pee Wee Butts baseball player

1943 Tuesday Weld model actress

1944 Cuba Gooding Sr. musician in the band The Main Ingredient

1948 Sgt. Slaughter Wrestler

1952 Paul Reubens aka Pee Wee Herman actor comedian

1953 Alex Lifeson musician in the band Rush

1956 Glen Matlock musician in the band Sex Pistols

1962 Adam Oates former NHL hockey player

1968 Taylor Wane pornstar

1970 Tony Kanal musician in the band No Doubt

1970 Kelly Trump pornstar

1988 Alexa Vega actress Spy Kids

1996 Sophia Rose Stallone actress