What Happened on October 16, 1953

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Fidel Castro sentenced to 15 years (Havana)

Famous Birthdays

  • Martha Smith, American actress (Animal House) and model (Playboy playmate July 1973), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Paulo Roberto Falc√£o, Brazilian footballer
  • Susan Pedersen, American 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Tony Carey, American rock keyboardist, and singer-songwriter (Rainbow; Planet P Project), born in Watsonville, California
Born in 1953
1953 Highlights

About October 16, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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