On this day: August 27

POSTED: 3:55 PM Aug 24 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Aug 27 2014

Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

OTD August 27 - Brian Epstein
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Souvenir Press

1967: The Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein, is found dead in his London home from an overdose of sleeping pills at the age of 32.

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