What Happened on December 21, 1953

Historical Events

  • KOMU TV channel 8 in Columbia, MO (NBC/PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andras Schiff, Hungarian-British concert pianist and conductor, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Arie Luyendyk, Dutch auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1990, 97; Formula Super Vee 1984), born in Sommelsdijk, Netherlands
  • Betty Wright [Bessie Norris], American R&B singer-songwriter (Clean Up Woman), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2020)
Born in 1953
1953 Highlights

About December 21, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield