Each day we take a look back at the stories making the headlines from across our region and further afield.
Today, we take a look back at what happened on May 27.
On this day in 1998 it was reported that the city’s William Wallace statue needed repair.
In 2015 council officers recommended a new primary be built on the site of the fire-hit Bankhead Academy site.
1937: The Golden Gate Bridge opened in San Francisco.
1941: The German battleship Bismarck was sunk by the Royal Navy, west of Brest.
1955: The Conservatives won a clear majority in the general election, leading Sir Anthony Eden to take over from Sir Winston Churchill as prime minister.
1993: Norman Lamont resigned as chancellor of the exchequer.
2005: Temperatures reached 31C (88F) in London, making it the hottest May day since 1953.
1977: Virgin Records released The Sex Pistols’ widely banned single God Save The Queen.
2004: The Darkness were named Songwriters of the Year at the Ivor Novello awards. Amy Winehouse took Best Contemporary Song with Stronger than Me.
2019: Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber: I Don’t Care.
1995: Robson Green and Jerome Flynn: Unchained Melody.
1976: ABBA: Fernando.
1969: The Beatles: Get Back.
1967: Paul Gascoigne, 53, Footballer in the English national team.
1974: Denise van Outen, 46, TV and radio personality, singer and actress.
1975: Jamie Oliver, 45, Celebrity chef.
1964: Jawaharlal Nehru, First prime minister of India.
1987: Musician Ally Craig with children from Room 25, Skene Square School, who will be performing in “Fit A Turn-oot” in connection with Broadford Works, the large Victorian red-bricked edifice in the city centre where once poor mill girls laboured long hours under an oppressive regime for little pay
1991: Former local community council secretary Mr Geoff Harker, right, with a Mr Stubbs at the ancient St Devenick well as the changing social fabric of Methlick was set to be uncovered in a heritage trail project