What Happened on January 16, 1953

Historical Events

  • Egyptian Premier General Naguib disbands all political parties
  • KXLY TV channel 4 in Spokane, Washington (ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Henderson, American country, blues, and bluegrass singer-songwriter, and slide guitarist (The Bluebloods; The SteelDrivers), born in Independence, Missouri (d. 2023)
  • Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi, born in Marfa, Texas (d. 1984)
Born in 1953

About January 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 8 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: You Belong To Me - Jo Stafford