Class of 1953

65th Reunion

May 31 - June 3, 2018

Class of 1953 Yearbook Photo

Your class graduated from Gettysburg College on May 31, 1953.

Remember When...

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1953 at a Glance

President of the United States:
Dwight Eisenhower

United States Population:


Price of a Gallon of Gas:


Best Picture Academy Award:

From Here to Eternity

Number One Song:
Pierre Boulez, Le Marteau Sans Maître (The Hammer Without a Master)

Baseball - World Series:

NY Yankees d. Brooklyn Dodgers (4-2)

NCAA Basketball Championship:

Indiana d. Kansas (69-68)

NFL Championship:

Lions d. Cleveland Browns (17-16)

Interesting Fact:

First successful open-heart surgery is performed in Philadelphia.

Your College Liaisons

Joe Lynch '85
Executive Director of Alumni Relations
Campus Box 417
Gettysburg, PA 17325
(717) 337-6522