What Happened on April 18, 1953

Historical Events

Musical Finale

Revival of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "Pal Joey", starring Harold Lang and Vivienne Segal, closes at Broadhurst Theater, NYC, after 540 performances, winning 3 Tony Awards

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Moranis, Canadian actor (SCTV; Spaceballs; Ghostbusters; Honey I Shrunk the Kids), born in Toronto, Ontario
1953 Highlights

About April 18, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine