What Happened on September 5, 1953

Historical Events

  • 1st privately operated atomic reactor-Raleigh, NC
  • US give Persian premier Zahedi $45 million aid

Famous Birthdays

  • Paulie Carmen, American rock vocalist (Champaign), born in Champaign, Illinois

Famous Deaths

Francis FordFrancis Ford (1881-1953)

American actor (The Quiet Man), dies at 72

  • Richard Walther Darré, Nazi politician, one of the leading 'blood and soil' ideologists (b. 1895)
1953 Highlights

About September 5, 1953

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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