On this day: December 28

Published On: Dec 27 2012 12:36:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 28 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

An audience goes to the cinema for the first time, streetcars come to San Francisco, The Beatles' "White Album" goes to No. 1, and the first American test-tube baby is born, all on this day.

OTD December 28 - Nichelle Nichols
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1932: Actress and singer Nichelle Nichols, best known as Nyota Uhura from the "Star Trek" TV series and movie franchise, is born Grace Dell Nichols in Robbins, Ill.

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