What Happened on November 29, 1953

Historical Events

  • American Airlines begins 1st regular commercial NY-LA air service
  • WSIX TV channel 8 in Nashville, TN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Grey, American artist, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Rosemary West, English serial killer (killed nine with husband Fred West), born in Northam, England
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • Alfons Fryland, Austrian actor (b. 1888)
  • Milt Gross, American comic book illustrator and animator (b. 1895)
  • Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor, dies from a heart attack at 78

About November 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Answer Me - Frankie Laine