Friday 27 February 1948
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Féodor Atkine and John Errol Ferguson.
Quai des Orfèvres, directed by H. G. Clouzot, 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 Camel News Caravan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1948 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Féodor Atkine
- John Errol Ferguson
- Michael Baigent: British writer of New Zealand origin, freemason and astrologer.
- Philippe Dartevelle: French surgeon, specializing in peripheral vascular surgery and general thoracic surgery.
- John Ferguson: American homicide; found guilty on 5/25/1978 of six murders and sentenced to death by execution.
- Eddie Gray: rock guitarist (Tommy James and Shondells - "Crystal Blue Persuasion").
- Stephen Curtis: CEO (DVLA).
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1948 ?
Top #3 songs in the USA
- Slap Her Down Again, Paw - Arthur Godfrey
- Alvino Rey & His Orchestra - I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover
- I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover - Russ Morgan & His Orchestra (Vocal Ames Brothers)
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