What Happened on June 1, 1953

Historical Events

  • KMJ (now KSEE) TV channel 24 in Fresno, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • David Berkowitz, American serial killer (Son of Sam)
  • Diana Canova, American actress (Corrine-Soap), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
1953 Highlights

About June 1, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine