February 27 in San Antonio history…
Sultry actress Mae West performs in person in the play “Diamond Lil” at the Texas Theater.
Jimmy Dorsey performs at the Municipal Auditorium, two days before his 53rd birthday and less than four months before his death from cancer on June 12. At the time of his death, his final recording, “So Rare,” was #5 on the Billboard charts. It would reach #2 and be named the #5 song for all of 1957.