What Happened on October 9, 1953

Historical Events

Event of Interest

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill aproves Guyanese Constitution

Election of Interest

Konrad Adenauer elected Chancellor of West Germany

Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Pfister, American tennis star, born in Bakersfield, California
  • Tony Shalhoub, American actor (Wings, Monk, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Born in 1953

Famous Deaths

  • James Finlayson, Scottish-American stage, and silent and "talkie" film actor (Laurel and Hardy films), dies of a heart attack at 66

About October 9, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 7 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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