On This Day

What Happened on November 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Tokyo Story", Japanese film directed by Yasujirō Ozu, starring Chishū Ryū, Chieko Higashiyama and Setsuko Hara, is released
  • First live color US coast-to-coast telecast (NYC)
  • MLB Rules Committee restores the sacrifice fly rule, eliminated in 1939; rule says a sacrifice fly is not charged as a time at bat

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Miller, comedian/TV host (SNL, Dennis Miller Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Helios Creed, American musician (Chrome)
  • Kate Capshaw [Nail], American actress (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Kathy Kinney, American actress (Drew Carey Show), born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin