What Happened on March 27, 1952

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Singin' in the Rain", musical comedy directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, premieres at Radio City Music Hall in NYC

MurderAssassination Attempt

Failed assassination attempt of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
  • Sun Records of Memphis begins releasing records

Famous Birthdays

  • Chick Vennera, Herkimer NY, actor (High Risk, Milagro Beanfield War)
  • Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • Rocky Maffit, rocker (Champaign)