What Happened on May 11, 1953

Historical Events

  • Tornado kills 114 in Waco Texas ($39M damage)

Famous Birthdays

  • Boyd Gaines, American actor (Mark-One Day at a Time, Sure Thing), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • David Gest, American television producer, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2016)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Adair, Canadian actress, dies at 80
1953 Highlights

About May 11, 1953

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: I Believe - Frankie Laine