What Happened on April 6, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Franke, German musician and composer (Tangerine Dream), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Janet Lynn, ice skater (Olympic bronze 1972)
  • Patrick Doyle, Scottish film composer (Artemis Fowl; Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire; Thor), born in Uddingston, Scotland
Born in 1953

Famous Weddings

Ernie Banks

MLB baseball player Ernie Banks (22) weds Mollye Louise

Famous Deaths

  • Idris Davies, Welsh poet (b. 1905)
  • Whirlaway, American thoroughbred racehorse (Triple Crown 1941), dies at 15
1953 Highlights

About April 6, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Broken Wings - Stargazers