What Happened on January 25, 1953

Historical Events

  • WABI TV channel 5 in Bangor, ME (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Yuri Sergejev skates world record 500m in 40.9 sec

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Green, English-born drummer (Split Enz, 1976-81 - "I Got You"), born in United Kingdom
  • Mark Weil, Uzbekistani theatre director, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (d. 2007)
  • The Honky Tonk Man [Wayne Farris], American professional wrestler, born in Bolivar, Tennessee
1953 Highlights

About January 25, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Outside Of Heaven - Eddie Fisher