What Happened on October 14, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st 3 Dutch female police officers go into service
  • Belgian Convair crashes at Frankfurt, 44 die
  • Charley Dressen resigns rather than take 1 year contract as Dodger mgr
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Emu Field, Australia
  • Ike promises to fire as Red any federal worker taking 5th amendment
  • WTEN TV channel 10 in Albany, NY (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Greg Evigan, American actor (BJ-BJ & the Bear, Melrose Place), born in South Amboy, New Jersey
  • Kazumi Watanabe, Japanese jazz and jazz-fusion guitarist, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Marcel Zeeuw, Surinamese soldier (coup 1982), born in Paramaribo, Suriname (d. 2015)
  • Roland Butcher, Barbados born English cricketer (1st cricketer of Caribbean descent to play for England 1981), born in Saint Philip Parish, Barbados
  • Shelley Ackerman, American astrologer, writer and singer, born in Manhattan, New York
Born in 1953

About October 14, 1953

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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