What Happened on June 30, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st Chevrolet Corvette manufactured

Famous Birthdays

  • Hal Lindes, American-English rock guitarist (Dire Straits, 1980-85), and film score composer (The Boys Are Back), born in Monterey, California
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Charles William Miller, father of football in Brazil (b. 1874)
  • Elsa Beskow, Swedish children's author and illustrator (Tale of the Little Little Old Woman), dies at 79
  • Göte Carlid, Swedish composer (Eine kleine Teemusik), dies at 32
  • Vsevolod Pudovkin, Soviet film director and theorist (Mother, Deserter), dies of a heart attack at 60
1953 Highlights

About June 30, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine