What Happened on September 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Sweethearts" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Denis Lawson, actor (Return of Jedi, Born Kicking, Chain)
  • Jacques Wallage, sociologist/Dutch undersecretary of Education
  • Liz Torres, actress (Mahalia Sanchez-John Larroquette Show), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Mary Jo White, American lawyer and Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Meat Loaf, [Marvin Lee Aday], Dallas, rocker (Bat Out of Hell)

Famous Weddings

  • Fantasy and sci-fiction writer Ray Bradbury (27) weds Marguerite McClure (25)