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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1950.
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 1950: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1950?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1950 WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast
  • 02 Jun 1950 St. Louis Browns pitcher Harry Dorish swipes home vs. Washingston Senators
  • 03 Jun 1950 French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal
  • 04 Jun 1950 CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election
  • 05 Jun 1950 US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation.
  • 06 Jun 1950 German DR and Poland sign treaty about Oder-Neisse border
  • 08 Jun 1950 Boston Red Sox beat St. Louis Browns 29-4 (win by record 25 runs)
  • 10 Jun 1950 50th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Merion Golf Club, Pennsylvania
  • 11 Jun 1950 Ben Hogan wins US Open golf tournament
  • 12 Jun 1950 2 Air France DC-4s crash near Bahrain, about 100 die
  • 13 Jun 1950 South African parliament accept Groups Area Act
  • 15 Jun 1950 Dutch police seize condoms
  • 17 Jun 1950 1st kidney transplant (Chicago)
  • 20 Jun 1950 Dutch Air Force base Tjililitan given to Indonesia
  • 21 Jun 1950 Joe DiMaggio gets his 2,000th hit
  • 23 Jun 1950 Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women
  • 24 Jun 1950 French government-Bidault resigns
  • 25 Jun 1950 Johnny Pramesa (Reds) and Hank Thompson (Giants) hit inside the park HRs
  • 26 Jun 1950 The South African Parliament passes the Suppression of Communism Act, No. 44 of 1950.
  • 27 Jun 1950 Liar closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 28 Jun 1950 Korean War: North Korean forces capture Seoul.
  • 29 Jun 1950 US beats England 1-0 in a world cup soccer game (next win in 1994)
  • 30 Jun 1950 US General MacArthur visits front in South Korea / asks for US troops

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1950?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Bonaparte's Retreat
  2. - Mona Lisa
  3. - Bewitched
  4. - I Wanna Be Loved
  5. - Sam's Song

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Inception

Inception

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Ken Watanabe

Country: United States of America

Psycho

Psycho

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin

Country: United States of America

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover

Country: United States of America

Toy Story 3

Toy Story 3

Directed by: Lee Unkrich

Starring: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty

Country: United States of America

The Apartment

The Apartment

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1950?
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Main Line by Livingston Biddle

Main Line

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Popular Library No. 402

Sleep Till Noon by Max Shulman

Sleep Till Noon

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Shulman's fourth satiric novel, perhaps his best. Harry Riddle, cafeteria bus boy makes good. Illustrated by Bill Crawford.

Seeds Of Treason by Ralph de Toledano and Victor Lasky

Seeds Of Treason

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Seeds of Treason: The True Story of the Hiss-Chambers Tragedy [Hardcover]

Look Younger, Live Longer by Gayelord Hauser

Look Younger, Live Longer

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Every man and woman, young or old, will find in this book sane and sound advice that should make the mature years of life a healthier and happier time.

The Peabody Sisters Of Salem by Louise Hall Tharp

The Peabody Sisters Of Salem

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Reviews the colorful lives, divergent personaliteis, and literary friendships of the three Salem sisters