(Saturday, February 27, 1965) — “Shake” by Sam Cooke peaked at #7 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. It was recorded at the last recording session Cooke had before his death in December 1964.
(Saturday, February 27, 1965) — The “4-by the Beatles” extended player by The Beatles debuted today at #81 on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart. It was the group’s 33rd appearance on the chart since Jan. 18, 1964.
Video: 'Vietnam a Television History Episode 11' (Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 1975, at 24:45)
(Thursday, February 27, 1975; during the Vietnam War, part of the Indochina Wars and Cold War) — A group of six members of the House of Representatives arrived at Tan Son Nhut air base near the city of Saigon today to make a four day visit to South Vietnam and Cambodia. They joined two representatives who had arrived Feb. 24, 1975, to assess the deteriorating war situation.