Sunday 28 December 1952
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ray Knight third baseman (New York Mets and S Epatha Merkerson in Saginaw.
In UK Here In My Heart by Al Martino was in the top 5 hits.
My Cousin Rachel, directed by Henry Koster, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1952
while The Man On A Donkey by H.F.M. Prescott was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lash of the West.
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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.
- Ray Knight third baseman (New York Mets: Baltimore Orioles).
- S Epatha Merkerson in Saginaw: Michigan, USA; actress (Lieutenant Van Buren - Law and Order).
- Arun Jaitley: Indian lawyer and politician 9th Indian Minister of Law and Justice.
- Bridget Prentice: Scottish educator and politician.
- Fletcher Henderson: American pianist and composer (d. 1952).
- Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 17-7 in NFL championship game.
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