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 - North Korea
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U.S. Department of Defense

2003: The first six-party talks, involving South and North Korea, the United States, China, Japan and Russia, convene to find a peaceful resolution to the security concerns as a result of the North Korean nuclear weapons program.

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