What Happened on December 27, 1952

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Reynolds, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 1978-79; Seattle Mariners; Houston Astros), born in Houston, Texas
  • David Knopfler, British singer-songwriter (Dire Straits - 1977-80 - "Sultans of Swing"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Jay Hill, Canadian politician
  • Karla Bonoff, American rock singer (New World, Restless Nights), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Tovah Feldshuh, American actress (Idolmaker, Terror out of the Sky), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76
  • Patrick Joseph Hartigan, Australian Roman Catholic priest, dies at 74
1952 Highlights

About December 27, 1952

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino