Sunday 28 December 1947
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Secret Beyond the Door..., directed by Fritz Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
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- The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
- Aurelio Rodriguez: Mexican baseball player (d. 2000).
- Andrew Olle: Broadcaster.
- Dick Diamonde [Van Der Sluys]: Hilversum -- Rock bassist (Easybeats).
- Aurelio Rodríguez: Mexican baseball player coach and manager (d. 2000).
- Mamphela Ramphele: South African politician, a former activist against apartheid, a medical doctor, an academic and businesswoman.
- Louis Floch: French football/soccer player, who played professionally from 1965 to 1980, including with the French national team (1969–1973).
- Edward Zeines: American sculptor who often worked with chemicals and never wore a mask while sculpting his constructions. He was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease in 1989 and also has symptoms of multiple sclerosis. By 1989 he was unable to speak or take care of himself.
- Chicago Cardinals beat Philadelphia Eagles 28-21 in NFL championship game.
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