AUGUST 27: The Daily Flashback
1921: The owner of Acme Packing Company bought a pro football team for Green Bay, Wisconsin. J.E. Clair paid tribute to those who worked in his plant by naming the team the Green Bay Packers.
1955: Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame” hit No. 10 in the U.S., becoming the first R&B song to hit the Top 10 on the Pop chart. Three weeks later, Pat Boone’s cover hit No. 1.
1964: Disney released the film “Mary Poppins,” a Sherman Brothers musical featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke.
1986: The Houston Astros’ Nolan Ryan earned his 250th career win against the Chicago Cubs.
1988: Tracy Chapman’s self-titled debut album hit No. 1 in the U.S.
1991: Pearl Jam released their debut album, Ten.
1925: Carter Stanley
1927: Jimmy Newman
1937: J.D. Crowe
1942: Daryl Dragon
1943: Tuesday Weld
1944: Tim Bogert
1952: Paul “Pee-wee Herman” Reubens
1953: Alex Lifeson
1956: Glen Matlock
1962: Yolanda Adams
1967: Brian Epstein
1990: Stevie Ray Vaughan