On This Day

What Happened on January 4, 1953

Historical Events

  • KTSM TV channel 9 in El Paso, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Norberto Alonso, Argentine soccer midfielder (19 caps; River Plate), born in Vicente L√≥pez, Argentina

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Hoyt, American actor and director (Gold Dust Gertie, Goldie Get Along), dies at 79
  • Prince Yasuhito Chichibu, brother of Emperor Showa, dies at 50
1953 Highlights

About January 4, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Here In My Heart - Al Martino