CMN Almanac

Today is Wednesday, October 27th, the 300th day of the year. There are 65

Jayne Kennedy
Jayne Kennedy

days remaining until the end of the year and 59 days remaining until Christmas.

HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES  Breast Cancer Awareness Month,

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, Computer Learning Month, Cookie Month,

Domestic Violence Awareness Month, National Diabetes Month, Lupus

Awareness Month, National Vegetarian Month, National Pizza Month,

Andrew Bynum
Andrew Bynum

National Popcorn Popping Month, Seafood Month, Clergy Appreciation

Month, Navy Day


Jayne Kennedy, 70, model/sportscaster

Andrew Bynum, 34, basketball player

Ruby Dee
Ruby Dee

Evan Turner, 33, basketball player

Live Like Davis, 29, web star


Ruby Dee, 97, actress (d. 2014)


Ben E. King
Ben E. King


1891 – D. B. Downing, inventor, is awarded a patent for his street letter box.

1954 – Benjamin O. Davis Jr. becomes the first African-American general in the

United States Air Force.

1960 – Singer Ben E King records “Spanish Harlem” & “Stand By Me”.

Andrew Young
Andrew Young

1981 – Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta,


1992 – Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies.


Being a Scorpio born on October 27th, you are characterized by passion, ambition and an outwardly calm nature. Your friends and family sometimes struggle to understand you, as your outwardly reserved and calculated ways are slightly mysterious. They would be surprised to know that internally, you are highly motivated and passionate. When you find something you care about, you take to it with great passion. Similarly, if there is something you want to accomplish, you will do any amount of work necessary to achieve it.