Saturday 27 August 1949
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Andrew McKay and Barbara Bach [Goldbach] in Queens.
White Heat, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1949
On TV people were watching Martin Kane.
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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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