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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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Night and the City

Night and the City

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Jules Dassin

Starring: Richard Widmark, Gene Tierney, Googie Withers, Hugh Marlowe

Country: United States of America

Panic in the Streets

Panic in the Streets

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance

Country: United States of America

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Byron Haskin

Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald

Country: United States of America

The Flame and the Arrow

The Flame and the Arrow

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Virginia Mayo, Robert Douglas, Aline MacMahon

Country: United States of America

Armored Car Robbery

Armored Car Robbery

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles McGraw, Adele Jergens, William Talman, Douglas Fowley

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1950?
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The Mature Mind by Harry Allen Overstreet

The Mature Mind

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First published in 1949, this book is still well regarded today, and frequently cited by readers as one of the best books they ever read.

The Cardinal by Henry Morton Robinson

The Cardinal

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On its first publication, The Cardinal was an immediate bestseller. A selection of the Literary Guild, it was published in more than a dozen languages and sold over two million copies.

American Freedom And Catholic Power by Paul Blanshard

American Freedom And Catholic Power

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Mild tanning to spine and pages. Otherwise clean, sturdy copy.

Courtroom by Quentin Reynolds

Courtroom

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The story of the courtroom life of Samuel S. Leibowitz, who was the nation's No. 1 criminal lawyer the 1940s.

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