What Happened on April 29, 1953

Historical Events

  • 6th Cannes Film Festival: "The Wages of Fear" directed by Henri-Georges Clouzot wins the Grand Prix du Festival International du Film
  • Milwaukee Braves' Joe Adcock is 1st to homer into Polo Grounds center field bleachers
  • The first U.S. experimental 3D-TV broadcast showed an episode of Space Patrol on Los Angeles ABC affiliate KECA-TV
1953 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Russian cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27), born in Kirya, Russia
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Mo├»se Kisling, Polish-French painter (La souris boiteuse), dies at 62

About April 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine