What Happened on June 15, 1953

Historical Events

  • Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 & Browns 14-game losing streak
  • NY Yankees first baseman Johnny Mize is 93rd MLB player to get 2,000 hits
  • NYC Transit Authority forms
  • WLFI TV channel 18 in Lafayette, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Raphael Wallfisch, British concert cellist, born in London, England

Xi JinpingXi Jinping (69 years old)

General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (2012-) and President of the People's Republic of China (2013-), born in Beijing


Famous Weddings

Arthur C. Clarke

Sci-Fi author Arthur C. Clarke (35) weds Marilyn Torgenson in New York

1953 Highlights

About June 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine