What Happened on February 27, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Mao's famous speech to the Supreme State Conference "On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People" expounding Maoist ideals
  • Premiere of only prime-time network TV show beginning with an "X": "Xavier Cugat Show" on NBC (until X-Files)

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrian Smith, heavy metal guitarist (Iron Maiden-Aces High)
  • Danny Antonucci, Canadian animator
  • Timothy Spall, actor (1871, Life is Sweet, Crusoe, Remembrance)
  • Viktor Markin, Russian athlete