Elizabeth Taylor: Born February 27, 1932

awetElizabeth Rosemond Taylor was considered one of the last, if not the last, major star to have come out of the old Hollywood studio system.
Biography on IMDb~ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000072/bio

Time/LIFE photographs~ http://time.com/3650010/elizabeth-taylor-photos-from-a-legendary-life/

ANDY’S PORTRAITS OF LIZ by Jerry Saltz~ http://www.artnet.com/magazineus/features/saltz/andy-warhols-portraits-of-liz3-24-11.asp

The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF)

Marian Anderson: Born February 27, 1897

Contralto Marian Anderson was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A variety of sources suggested February 17, 1902, as her birthdate; however, Anderson’s birth certificate, released by her family after her death, listed the date as February 27, 1897. Her father was an ice and coal salesman, and her mother was a former teacher.

Although Anderson had early showed an interest in the violin, she eventually focused on singing. The Black community, recognizing her talent, gave her financial and moral support. She also gained the notice of tenor Roland Hayes, who provided guidance in her developing career.
http://www.afrovoices.com/anderson.html