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April 27 in San Antonio history...

1956body_snatchers
The Texas Theater begins showing the sci-fi double feature of “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” and “The Atomic Man (right).”

1974
A 22-year old streaker jumped on a float in the Fiesta Flambeau parade. He was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge, pled guilty and assessed a $200 fine in Municipal Court.  He was not however, released; he was held in custody as he was wanted by Armed Forces Police for being AWOL from the Air Force since last December.

1979
During the Battle of Flowers parade, Ira Attebury sprays the crowd with shotgun and semiautomatic rifle fire from a parked motorhome. Two die, 55 are wounded. Attebury commits suicide as SWAT teams close in.

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