What Happened on December 28, 1953

Historical Events

  • WLBT TV channel 3 in Jackson, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha Wash, American disco singer-songwriter (Two Tons O' Fun; The Weather Girls - "It's Raining Men"), born in San Francisco, California
  • Richard Clayderman, French pop instrumental pianist (Amour, Romantic America), born in Paris
  • Robert Pittman, TV executive/developer (MTV)
  • Roberto Cacciapaglia, Italian pianist and composer of electronic and classical music, born in Milan, Italy
1953 Highlights

About December 28, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - David Whitfield