According to Sun Signs, the zodiac sign for August 27 is Virgo. This zodiac sign is symbolized by a virginal maiden, and Virgo is also the second-largest constellation. For 2014, Virgo falls between August 23 and September 23.
Virgos are known to be grounded types who are easy to get along with due to their great sense of humor and their ability to laugh at themselves, according to Astrology.com. The element associated with this zodiac sign is the earth. Virgos like to help whenever the opportunity arises, but they can be very picky depending on the circumstance. Famous figures whose birthdays fall on August 27 include President Lyndon B. Johnson and actress Martha Raye.