Tuesday 27 July 1948
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Peggy Fleming in San Jose and Peggy Fleming.
Key Largo, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1948
while Dinner at Antoine's by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Gabrielle.
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- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Peggy Fleming in San Jose: California, USA; ice figure skater (Olympic-gold-1968).
- Peggy Fleming: American professional skater.
- James Munby: English lawyer and judge.
- Pavlos Sidiropoulos: Greek singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1990).
- Betty Thomas: American actress director and producer.
- Henny Vrienten: Dutch singer-songwriter and bass player (Doe Maar)
- Australia set 404 to win vs. England at Headingley
- Otto Skorzeny escapes anti-Nazi camp at Darmstadt
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