Friday 27 August 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pavlos Sidiropoulos and Andy Turnell.
Sorry, Wrong Number, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while The Bishop's Mantle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lucky Pup.
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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
- Andy Turnell: Horse trainer.
- Pavlos Sidiropoulos: Greek musician (d. 1990).
- Sgt Slaughter: American professional wrestler.
- Slaughter: Wrestler.
- John Mehler: American drummer (Love Song).
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