What Happened on December 27, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Jack van Gelder, Dutch TV host
  • Roberto Bettega, Italian soccer forward (42 caps; Juventus 326 games, 129 goals), born in Turin, Italy
  • Terry Bozzio, American drummer (Missing Persons; Frank Zappa), born in San Francisco, California
Born in 1950

Famous Weddings

Henry Fonda

American actor Henry Fonda (45) weds socialite and third wife Susan Blanchard (22) in New York City; divorce in 1956

Famous Deaths

  • Max Beckmann, German painter and graphic artist, dies at 66
1950 Highlights

About December 27, 1950

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Capricorn