Class of 1953

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1953 Historical Events

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34th President:
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
Time Magazine's
Person of the Year:
Konrad Adenauer

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 FaithSong From Moulin Rouge
2.Les Paul and Mary FordVaya Con Dios
3.Patti PageDoggie In The Window
4.Eddie FisherI'm Walking Behind You
5.Ames BrothersYou, You, You
6.Teresa BrewerTill I Waltz Again With You
7.Les BaxterApril In Portugal
8.Perry ComoNo Other Love
9.Perry ComoDon't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes
10.Frankie LaineI Believe
11.Pee Wee HuntOh
12.Frank ChacksfieldEbb Tide
13.Nat King ColePretend
14.Richard HaymanRuby
15.Stan FrebergSt. George And The Dragonet
16.HilltoppersP.S. I Love You
17.GaylordsTell Me You're Mine
18.Julius La RosaEh Cumpari
19.Tony BennettRags To Riches
20.Silvana ManganoAnna
21.Perry ComoSay You're Mine Again
22.Ray AnthonyDragnet
23.Frankie Laine and Jimmy BoydTell Me A Story
24.June ValliCrying In The Chapel
25.Joni JamesWhy Don't You Believe Me
26.Joni JamesYour Cheating Heart
27.Frank ChacksfieldLimelight (Terry's Theme)
28.Eddie FisherWith These Hands
29.Eartha KittC'est Si Bon
30.Joni JamesHave You Heard?

Most Popular Names for People Who Graduated in 1953


  1. Mary
  2. Shirley
  3. Barbara
  4. Betty
  5. Patricia


  1. Robert
  2. James
  3. John
  4. William
  5. Richard

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® 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.