What Happened on December 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "In the Jailhouse Now" single recorded by Webb Pierce (Billboard Song of the Year 1955)
  • "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances

<b>Republican</b> PartyRepublican Party

Eisenhower criticizes McCarthy for saying communists are in the Republican Party

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich' 5th String Quartet


Famous Birthdays

  • Franz Klammer, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Robert Guediguian, French director (The Snows of Kilimanjaro), born in Marseille, France