What Happened on June 14, 1953

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Eisenhower condemns McCarthy's book burning proposal

Music History

Elvis Presley graduates from L. C. Humes High School in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Military coup by General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla in Colombia
  • Yanks sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight
1953 History

Famous Birthdays

  • David Thomas, American singer and songwriter (Pere Ubu), born in Miami, Florida
  • Janet Mackey, New Zealand politician (Member of the New Zealand Parliament for East Coast), born in Auckland, New Zealand
Born in 1953

About June 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine