Saturday 27 September 1947
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 27, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Meat Loaf and Denis Lawson.
Nightmare Alley, directed by Edmund Goulding, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Seven Arts Quiz.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Meat Loaf: American singer known as The Wild Man of Rock Opera.
- Denis Lawson: Scottish actor and director, known for his roles as John Jarndyce in the BBC's adaptation of "Bleak House," as Gordon Urquhart in the film "Local Hero," as DI Steve McAndrew in BBC One's "New Tricks," and as Wedge Antilles in the original "Star Wars" trilogy.
- Barbara Dickson: Scottish civil service employee, folk singer, musical stage actress and concert performer.
- Marvin "Meatloaf" Lee Aday in Dallas: Texas, USA; rocker ("Bat Out of Hell", "Paradise by the Dashboard Light").
- Liz Torres in the Bronx: New York, USA; actress (Phyllis, All in the Family).
- Lynn Anderson: Musician.
- Liz Torres: American actress and singer.
- Georges Courtois: French criminal, who took hostages at the Assize Court of Nantes in 1985 for 36 hours helped by two accomplices.
- A Martinez in Glendale: California, USA; actor (Whiz Kids, Cruz - Santa Barbara).
- Jacques Wallage: Sociologist / Dutch Undersecretary of Education.
- Sweethearts closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances