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June 18, 1953 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Music

  • Jerome Smith, American guitarist (KC & the Sunshine Band - "Boogie Shoes"), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2000)

Weddings in Music

Martin Luther King Jr.

Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (24) marries fellow activist and singer Coretta Scott (26)

1953 in Music