On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1953

Historical Events

  • KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • KMID TV channel 2 in Midland & Odessa, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Elliot Easton [Steinberg], American rock lead guitarist (The Cars - "My Best Friend's Girl"), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jim "Kimo" West, Canadian guitarist (More Guitar Stories), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Khas-Magomed Hadjimuradov, Chechen bard
1953 Highlights

About December 18, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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