What Happened on December 13, 1953

Historical Events

  • KOAM TV channel 7 in Pittsburg-Joplin, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

Ben BernankeBen Bernanke (69 years old)

American economist and Chairman of the Federal Reserve (2006-14, 2022 Nobel Prize), born in Augusta, Georgia

  • Berton Averre, American guitarist and songwriter (The Knack - "My Sharona"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Bill Castro, Dominican baseball player, born in Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • Bob Gainey, Canadian NHL player & hockey bureaucrat, born in Peterborough, Canada
  • Karl Howman, British actor (Brush Strokes; EastEnders - "Buster"), born in Woolwich, London, England
  • Thomas E. Sanders, American aerial cameraman (Living Daylights), born in San Pedro, California (d. 2017)
  • Zolt├ín Magyar, Hungarian side horse gymnast (Olympic gold 1976, 80), born in Budapest, Hungary
Born in 1953
1953 Highlights

About December 13, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield