Today is Friday, May 27th, the 147th day of the year. There are 218
days remaining until the end of the year.
HOLIDAYS and OBSERVANCES Date Your Mate Month,
Foster Care Month, National Barbecue Month, National Bike
Month, National Blood Pressure Month, National Hamburger
Month, National Photograph Month, National Recommitment
Month, National Salad Month, Older Americans Month,
National Water Safety Month, Emergency Medical Services Week,
Sun Screen Day
Ramsey Lewis, 87, pianist/composer
Louis Gossett, Jr., 86, actor
Dee Dee Bridgewater, 72, singer
Jackie Slater, 68, football player/coach
Todd Bridges, 57, actor
Doug West, 56, basketball player
George McCloud, 55, basketball player
Frank Thomas, 54, baseball player
Dondre Whitfield, 53, actor
Andre 3000, 47, rapper
Jadakiss, 47, rapper
Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes, 50, singer (TLC) (d. 2002)
Little Willie John, 1968, singer (b. 1938)
Ezzard Charles, 1975, boxer (b. 1922)
Craig Heyward, 2006, football player (b. 1966)
Howard Porter, 2007, basketball player (b. 1948)
Gill Scott-Heron, 2011, singer/songwriter/poet (b. 1949)
ON THIS DATE IN…
1917 – Race riot in East St. Louis, 1 black killed
1942 – Dorie Miller awarded the Navy cross for deeds at Pearl
1943 – U.S. forbids racial discrimination in the war industry.
1961 – 1st black light sold.
1961 – Ralph Boston sets the long jump record at 27 ‘1/2″.
1969 – Walt Disney construction begins.
1994 – Final broadcast of the original Arsenio Hall Show.
Being a Gemini born on May 27th, the way that you express yourself to others is one of your greatest assets. Being around people and the outside world causes your mind to come alive, which allows your personality to shine. Being witty and clever have never been a challenge to you and it is almost surprising to you that others cannot relate. Your ability to engage others makes you a valuable friend and favorable among peers.