What Happened on August 31, 1953

Historical Events

  • KRBC TV channel 9 in Abilene, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WKBG (now WLVI) TV channel 56 in Cambridge-Boston, MA (IND) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • György Károly, Hungarian poet and author, born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 2018)
  • Marcia Clark [Kleks], American LA DA (O.J. Simpson Case), born in Berkeley, California
Born in 1953

About August 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 70 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine