On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1953

Historical Events

  • WIBW TV channel 13 in Topeka, KS (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WRBL TV channel 3 in Columbus, GA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander O'Neal, American R&B singer-songwriter ("Criticize"), born in Natchez, Mississippi
  • Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
1953 Highlights

About November 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - Frankie Laine