On This Day

What Happened on August 3, 1953

Historical Events

  • Frank Blair becomes news anchor of "Today Show"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Bairnson, Scottish musician (Alan Parsons Project; Kate Bush), born in Lerwick, Shetland Isles
1953 Highlights

About August 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine