What Happened on December 27, 1947

Historical Events

  • 1st "Howdy Doody Show" (Puppet Playhouse), telecast on NBC

Famous Birthdays

  • (Alan) "Albhy" Galuten, American Grammy Award-winning record producer, composer, and arranger (Bee Gees), born in Hartsdale, New York
  • Bill Eadie, professional wrestler known as "Ax" of Demolition
  • Janet Perry, American operatic soprano, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, Danish businessman (CEO of Lego Group, 1979-2004), born in Billund, Denmark
  • Willy Polleunis, Belgian athlete
Born in 1947
1947 Highlights

About December 27, 1947

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 75 years, 2 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn