On This Day

What Happened on August 24, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • John Cowan, American rock, progressive bluegrass session and touring bass player, and vocalist (New Grass Revival, 1974-89; Doobie Bothers, 1993-95), born in Minerva, Ohio
  • Ron Holloway, American tenor saxophonist, born in Washington, D.C.
1953 Highlights

About August 24, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine