Video: 'Expo 67 opening ceremonies'
(Thursday, April 27, 1967, afternoon EDT) — Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson lit a ceremonial flame in the Place des Nations in Montreal this afternoon to inaugurate Canada’s 1967 International and Universal Exposition (also known as “Expo 67”), a World’s Fair that would run through Oct. 29, 1967, to coincide with the celebration of the centennial of the 1867 founding of the Canadian Confederation. Continue reading Expo 67 World’s Fair dedicated in Montreal 50 years ago #OTD #OnThisDay (Apr 27 1967)
(Saturday, April 27, 1957) — “Send Me Some Lovin'” by Little Richard peaked at #54 on today’s Billboard Top 100 chart for one week.
(Saturday, April 27, 1957) — “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” by Elvis Presley peaked at #58 on today’s Billboard Top 100 chart for one week.
Video: 'Two for the Road' (trailer)
(Thursday, April 27, 1967, 10:30 a.m. EST) — Two for the Road, a British comedy drama film about a couple in the south of France who non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage, opened this morning at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Continue reading ‘Two for the Road’ opens in New York 50 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 27 1967)