(Saturday, June 28, 1975) — Screenwriter, producer and actor Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone, died today at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New York. A heavy smoker most of his life, Serling was 50.
(Friday, June 27, 1995) — Insisting he is no protectionist, U.S. President Bill Clinton defended his threat of Japanese trade sanctions today at the Pacific Rim Economic Conference in Portland, Oregon, as necessary to pray open foreign markets and protect jobs at home.
(Friday, June 27, 1975) — Race with the Devil, an occult thriller and action film about two vacationing couples who witness a satanic sacrifice and suddenly find their lives threatened, opened today in U.S. theaters.
Directed by Jack Starrett, the film starred Peter Fonda, Warren Oates, Loretta Swit, Lara Parker and R.G. Armstrong.
Video: 'The Beatles - Live At Rome, June 27 1965 (Afternoon Show)'
(Sunday, June 27, 1965, 4:30 p.m. CEST) — The Beatles performed the first of four shows (over two consecutive days) today at Teatro Adriano in Rome, Italy, the band’s ninth concert of their 1965 European Tour.
(Friday, June 27, 1995, 7:00 p.m. JST) — Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band performed tonight at Nippon Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Japan, with John Entwistle, Randy Bachman, Mark Farner, Felix Cavaliere, Billy Preston, Zak Starkey and Mark Rivera.