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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1948.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Clement Attlee (Labour), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1948: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1948?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1948 Israel and Arabs agree to a cease fire
  • 03 Jun 1948 Sleepy Hallow opens at St. James Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 05 Jun 1948 Phillies Richie Ashburn sets NL rookie consecut hitting streak at 23
  • 07 Jun 1948 Communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; President Bernes resigns
  • 08 Jun 1948 Sally closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 09 Jun 1948 WBZ TV channel 4 in Boston, MA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 10 Jun 1948 Hasan Saka forms the new government of Turkey. (17th government Hasan Saka had served twice as a prime minister)
  • 11 Jun 1948 The first monkey astronaut, Albert I, is launched into space from White Sands, New Mexico.
  • 12 Jun 1948 Hold It! closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 14 Jun 1948 Klemens Gottwald becomes President of Czechoslovakia
  • 15 Jun 1948 1st night game at Briggs Stadium: Detroit Tigers beat Philadelphia Athletics
  • 17 Jun 1948 Joe Cronin pinch hit home runs in both ends of a doubleheader.
  • 18 Jun 1948 National Security Council authorizes covert operations for first time.
  • 19 Jun 1948 Panama and Costa Rica recognize Israel
  • 20 Jun 1948 Toast of the Town, later The Ed Sullivan Show, makes its television debut.
  • 21 Jun 1948 1st stored computer program run, on Manchester Mark I
  • 22 Jun 1948 The ship ''Empire Windrush'' brings a large group of Afro-Caribbean immigrants to Tilbury near London, the start of a large wave of immigration to Britain.
  • 24 Jun 1948 Soviet Union begins Berlin Blockade
  • 25 Jun 1948 Truman signs Displaced Persons Bill (205,000 Europeans to US)
  • 26 Jun 1948 US denounces Soviet blockade of Berlin.
  • 28 Jun 1948 US / British airlift to West-Berlin begins
  • 30 Jun 1948 Last British armies leave Israel

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1948?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - My Happiness
  2. - You Can't Be True, Dear
  3. - Woody Woodpecker
  4. - William Tell Overture
  5. - My Happiness

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Germany Year Zero

Germany Year Zero

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Roberto Rossellini

Starring: Edmund Moeschke, Ernst Pittschau, Ingetraud Hinze, Franz-Otto Krüger

Country: United States of America

Key Largo

Key Largo

Release year: 1948

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore

Country: United States of America

Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist

Release year: 1948

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, Kay Walsh, John Howard Davies

Country: United States of America

Easter Parade

Easter Parade

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller

Country: United States of America

A Foreign Affair

A Foreign Affair

Release year: 1948

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell

Country: United States of America