Monday 22 December 1947
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1947). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Pepe Lobo and Brian Daley.
Brighton Rock, directed by John Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947
On TV people were watching Playroom.
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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1947
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- R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
- Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
- In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
- Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Japan - T?ji (winter solstice)
- Pepe Lobo
- Brian Daley: American sci-fi writer whose first novel, "The Doomfarers of Coramonde" was published in 1977.
- Zoe Lofgren: Politician.
- Brian C Daley: United States -- Sci-fi author (Exploits of Han Solo, Tron).
- Charlie Marshall: American entertainer, singer.
- Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution.
- The Constituent Assembly of Italy approves the Constitution of Italy.