1953 Historical Events
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Served from January 20, 1953 to January 20, 1961 (8 years)
World Series Winner:
New York Yankees (AL)
Defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers (NL) with a record of 4-3
Person of the Year:
From West Germany
For 1953 movies, Peter Pan came out on top. It grossed over $87,400,000 to make it the most popular movie of 1953.
Among 1953 TV shows, I Love Lucy was the most popular for the year.
Billboard Top Songs from 1953
All of the 1953 hits below topped the 1953 Billboard Top 100 charts. Can you remember the lyrics of any of these 1953 top songs?
|1.||Percy Faith||Song From Moulin Rouge|
|2.||Les Paul and Mary Ford||Vaya Con Dios|
|3.||Patti Page||Doggie In The Window|
|4.||Eddie Fisher||I'm Walking Behind You|
|5.||Ames Brothers||You, You, You|
|6.||Teresa Brewer||Till I Waltz Again With You|
|7.||Les Baxter||April In Portugal|
|8.||Perry Como||No Other Love|
|9.||Perry Como||Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes|
|10.||Frankie Laine||I Believe|
|11.||Pee Wee Hunt||Oh|
|12.||Frank Chacksfield||Ebb Tide|
|13.||Nat King Cole||Pretend|
|15.||Stan Freberg||St. George And The Dragonet|
|16.||Hilltoppers||P.S. I Love You|
|17.||Gaylords||Tell Me You're Mine|
|18.||Julius La Rosa||Eh Cumpari|
|19.||Tony Bennett||Rags To Riches|
|21.||Perry Como||Say You're Mine Again|
|23.||Frankie Laine and Jimmy Boyd||Tell Me A Story|
|24.||June Valli||Crying In The Chapel|
|25.||Joni James||Why Don't You Believe Me|
|26.||Joni James||Your Cheating Heart|
|27.||Frank Chacksfield||Limelight (Terry's Theme)|
|28.||Eddie Fisher||With These Hands|
|29.||Eartha Kitt||C'est Si Bon|
|30.||Joni James||Have You Heard?|
Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1953
Class of 1953 Yearbook
Class of 1953 Reunion
Your 70 year reunion is only 5 years away!
Class of 1953: If are part of the 1953 graduating class, we hope you enjoy thinking about the historical events, remembering
the lyrics to the best songs, and thinking back to some of your best high school friends.
Be sure to visit Classmates.com®
to find old friends from the class of 1953 and reconnect with fellow class of '53 graduates. They have tools to help
you plan a class of 1953 reunion, see yearbook photos from 1953, and use the graduates list to get in touch with old friends.
If you did not graduate in the class of 1953, try the Class of 1952 or the Class of 1954.