Thursday 27 May 1948
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pete Sears and Marc Copland.
The Counterfeiters, directed by Peter Stewart, 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 We, the People.
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- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Marc Copland
- Pete Sears: English bass player (Jefferson Starship Moonalice and Hot Tuna).
- Anna E "Annelies" Balhan: Dutch revue-artist / actress (Sweet Chairty).
- Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-8: T-14, TM-7).
- Gary Nolan: American former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played with the Cincinnati Reds (1967–73, 1975–77) and California Angels (1977).
- Marley Pfeifle: Marlene Pfeifle is an ISAR Certified Astrologer Professional (C.
- Wubbo de Boer: Dutch civil servant.
- Morning Zell-Ravenheart: American occultist and author (d. 2014).
- Arabs blow up Jewish synagogue Hurvat Rabbi Yehudah he-Hasid.
- Hank Greenberg buys an interest in the Cleveland Indians.
- RKO Radio Pictures releases Disney's animated and live-action feature film Melody Time to theaters in the USA. It includes the animated films Once Upon a Wintertime, Bumble Boogie, Johnny Appleseed, Little Toot, Blame it on the Samba (with Donald Duck), and Pecos Bill.
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Top #1 songs in the USA
- You Can't be True, Dear - Vera Lynn
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