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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1949.
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 1949: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1949?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1949 1st magazine on microfilm offered to subscribers (Newsweek)
  • 02 Jun 1949 Transjordan is renamed Jordan.
  • 03 Jun 1949 1st negro to graduate from US Naval Academy (Wesley Anthony Brown)
  • 04 Jun 1949 Cavalcade of Stars debuts (DuMont)
  • 05 Jun 1949 Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first Thai female member of Thailand's Parliament.
  • 06 Jun 1949 It Pays To Be Ignorant, game Show, debut on CBS-TV
  • 08 Jun 1949 Siam changes name to Thailand
  • 09 Jun 1949 Mrs Georgia Neese Clark of Kansas becomes 1st woman treasurer of US
  • 10 Jun 1949 Istvan Dobi becomes Hungarian Premier
  • 11 Jun 1949 49th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 286 at Medinah Country Club - Illinois
  • 14 Jun 1949 State of Vietnam forms, Bao Dai installed as Emperor
  • 15 Jun 1949 Phils Eddie Waitkus, shot by Ruth Steinhagen, 19, at Eddgewater Hotel
  • 16 Jun 1949 Gas turbine-electric locomotive demonstrated, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 18 Jun 1949 Along Fifth Avenue closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
  • 20 Jun 1949 Central Intelligence Agency Act, passes
  • 23 Jun 1949 1st 12 women graduate from Harvard Medical School
  • 24 Jun 1949 Hopalong Cassidy becomes 1st network western (NBC)
  • 25 Jun 1949 Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)
  • 26 Jun 1949 1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)
  • 27 Jun 1949 Captain Video & His Video Rangers, debut on DUMONT-TV
  • 29 Jun 1949 US troops withdraw from Korea after WW II.
  • 30 Jun 1949 Dutch troops evacuate Djakarta

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1949?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Again
  2. - The Hucklebuck
  3. - Some Enchanted Evening
  4. - The Hucklebuck
  5. - Baby, It's Cold Outside

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America