What Happened on December 15, 1953

Historical Events

  • WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • J. M. DeMatteis, American comic book writer, born in Brooklyn, New York
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Ed Barrow, American Baseball HOF manager (World Series 1918 Boston Red Sox) and executive (10 x World Series NY Yankees), dies at 85
  • Kishio Hirao, Japanese composer, dies at 46
1953 Highlights

About December 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield