Hans Remembers- Saturday June 27, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- The group Smile changed their name to Queen and performed on this day for the first time under their new name.
- In Chicago, Illinois the first Gay Pride march in history took place when 150 participated- first listening to speeches at Washington Square and then proceeding down Chicago Avenue, Michigan Avenue and Randolph Avenue to arrive at the Chicago Civic Center.
- Born on this day former star baseball center fielder Jim Edmonds in Fullerton, California. Edmonds played from 1993-2010 mainly with the Los Angeles Angels and the St. Louis Cardinals. The four time All-Star and 8 time Gold Glove winner- hit 393 career home runs, 1199 RBI’s and a career .284 average.