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 pop musician, singer, and songwriter (Dino, Desi & Billy; The Beach Boys), born in Manila, Philippines (d. 2021)
  • Colin Hay, Scottish-Australian guitarist and singer (Men At Work - "Who Can It Be Now?"), 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? 68 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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