What Happened on April 3, 1953

Historical Events

TV Guide's First Issue

American magazine "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue; cover features photo of Lucille Ball's new born baby boy, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV (later professionally known as Desi Arnaz, Jr.)

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Taubman, Jewish-American singer (Friday Night Live), born in Millington, Tennessee
  • Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei - The Dike), born in Amsterdam
  • Mehdi Cerbah, Algerian soccer goalkeeper (57 caps; JS Kabylie), born in Algiers, Algeria (d. 2021)
  • Pattie D'Arcy, American musical theater, session and touring vocalist (Cher), born in Orange, New Jersey (d. 2007)
Born in 1953
1953 Highlights

About April 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: She Wears Red Feathers - Guy Mitchell