On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1953

Historical Events

  • John Patrick's play "Teahouse of the August Moon" premieres in New York
  • KOIN TV channel 6 in Portland, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WJNL (now WFAT) TV channel 19 in Johnstown, PA (IND) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Clifford, Canadian alpine skier, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Larry Miller, American comedian and actor (Larry-Pursuit Of Happiness), born in NYC, New York
  • Tito Jackson, American singer (Jackson 5 - "ABC"; "Never Can Say Goodbye"), born in Gary, Indiana
1953 Highlights

About October 15, 1953

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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