On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1953

Famous Birthdays

  • (James) "Midge" Ure, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and synth player ("Dear God"; Ultravox - "We Came to Dance"; Band Aid - "Do They Know It's Christmas?"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Gus Williams, American NBA guard (Golden State, Seattle, Washington), born in Mount Vernon, New York
1953 Highlights

About October 10, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 9 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Look At That Girl - Guy Mitchell