What Happened on December 27, 1953

Historical Events

  • National Football League Championship, Briggs Stadium, Detroit: Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns, 17-16 to retain title

Famous Birthdays

  • Arthur Kent [The Scud Stud], American newscaster (prominent Gulf War coverage for NBC), born in Alberta, Canada
  • Kevin Wright, cricketer (Australian wicket-keeper 1979)
Born in 1953

Famous Weddings

Roone Arledge

Broadcasting pioneer Roone Arledge (22) weds Joan Heise at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Julian Tuwim, Polish poet and lyricist, dies at 59
1953 Highlights

About December 27, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield