On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1953

Historical Events

  • XETV TV channel 6 in Tijuana-San Diego, CA (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Hinsche, American musician (Dino, Desi & Billy), born in Manila, the Philippines
  • Colin Hay, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work), born in Saltcoats, Scotland
  • Don Dokken, American heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jules van Nuffel, composer, dies at 70
1953 Highlights

About June 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Cancer