Tuesday 27 June 1950
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Peterson and Julia Duffy in Minneapolis.
Destination Moon, directed by Irving Pichel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1950
while The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Web.
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- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- Benjamin Peterson: United States -- Heavyweight boxer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Julia Duffy in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; actress (Stephanie - Newhart, Baby Talk).
- Hank Friedman: American astrologer who began to study the field in 1974 to disprove it but became convinced of its validity.
- Liar closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances
- 32nd PGA Championship: Chandler Harper at Scioto Country Club - Columbus, Ohio
- North Koreans troop reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Truman orders Air Force and Navy into Korean conflict
- US sends 35 military advisers to South Vietnam.
- United Nations Security Council calls on members for troops to aid South Korea.
- US President Harry Truman orders Air Force and Navy into Korean conflict.
- The United States decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War.
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