What Happened on January 5, 1953

Historical Events

  • -6] Passenger ships Willem Ruys & Orange collide in the Red Sea

Historic Event

Samuel Beckett's "En Attendant Godot" premieres in Paris

Famous Birthdays

  • George Tenet, American CIA director, born in NYC, New York
  • Mike Rann, Australian politician, born in Sidcup, United Kingdom
  • Pamela Sue Martin, American actress (Nancy Drew: Dynasty - "Fallon"), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Steve Archer, American singer (The Archers), born in Mojave, California
1953 Highlights

About January 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 10 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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