Saturday 27 August 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
White Heat, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
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- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Andrew McKay: Conservative MP.
- Barbara Bach [Goldbach] in Queens: New York, USA; actress (The Spy Who Loved Me).
- Douglas Fred Tewell: Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- PGA golfer (1980 Sea Pines).
- Edith Valckaert: Belgian violinist.
- Edmund Weiner: Lexicographer.
- Jeff Cook: Fort Payne, Alabama -- Country guitar / vocalist (Alabama-Mt Music)
- Leah Jamieson: American computer scientist engineer and academic
- Ann Murray: Irish soprano
- Arthur Chesney: Actor (Lodger, Chelsea Life), dies at 67.
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