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October 27th In Pop Culture History

312 - Constantine the Great saw the Vision of the Cross. "In this sign, you shall conquer"

1275 - Amsterdam, in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, was founded.

1904 - The first underground New York City Subway line opened.

1955 - Rebel Without a Cause, starring James Dean was released. It premiered the night before, at the Astor Theater in New York.

1961 - NASA tested the first Saturn I rocket in Mission Saturn-Apollo 1.

1964 - Ronald Reagan delivered his "A Time for Choosing" speech on behalf of Republican presidential candidate, Barry Goldwater.

1966 - It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown aired for the first time (on CBS)

1973 - #1 Hit October 27, 1973 - November 9, 1973: Gladys Knight & the Pips - Midnight Train to Georgia

October 27, 1980 Birthday (fictional) Peter Quill, Guardians of the Galaxy, Marvel Cinematic Universe

1990 - #1 Hit October 27, 1990 - November 2, 1990: Janet Jackson - Black Cat

1996 - Pop-Up Video premiered on VH1.

1997 - Stock markets around the world crashed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 554.26 points (7.18%) to 7,161.15.

October 27, 2006 (fiction) The South Harmon Institute of Technology was granted a one year probation term to stay in business, Accepted, Film

October 27th Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

John Cleese (1939)
Roberto Benigni (1952)
Selena (1974)
Matt Drudge (1967)
Bernie Wrightson (1948)
Kelly Osbourne (1984)
Theodore Roosevelt (1858)
We have not inherited the earth from our ancestors, we have only borrowed it from our children.


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