June 1952 calendar

June 1952

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1952.
The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Winston Churchill (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1952: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1952?


  • 01 Jun 1952 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cross Country Weathervane Golf Tournament
  • 02 Jun 1952 650,000 metal workers go on strike in US
  • 03 Jun 1952 Romanian Premier Petru Groza chosen President
  • 05 Jun 1952 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs. Charles boxing
  • 07 Jun 1952 3 Wishes after Jamie closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 94 performances
  • 10 Jun 1952 President Truman desires nationalizing steel industry
  • 12 Jun 1952 USSR declares peace treaty with Japan invalid
  • 13 Jun 1952 Soviet fighters shoot Swedish Dakota down over East Sea, kills 8
  • 14 Jun 1952 52nd US Golf Open: Julius Boros shoots a 281 at Northwood Club Dallas
  • 15 Jun 1952 ''The Diary of a Young Girl'' is published.
  • 16 Jun 1952 Soviet Fighters shoot Swedish Catalina reconnaissance flight down
  • 17 Jun 1952 2 mine cave-ins at Charleroi, Belgium
  • 19 Jun 1952 Brooklyn Dodgers' Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0.
  • 21 Jun 1952 The Philippine School of Commerce, through a republic act, is converted to Philippine College of Commerce, later to be the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
  • 23 Jun 1952 US airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu Korea
  • 25 Jun 1952 Wish You Were Here opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 597 performances
  • 26 Jun 1952 Nelson Mandela and 51 others infringe South Africa curfew
  • 29 Jun 1952 First aircraft carrier to sail around Cape Horn - USS Oriskany.
  • 30 Jun 1952 Guiding Light soap opera moves from radio to TV
  • 17 Jun 1952 Guatemala passes Decree 900, ordering the redistribution of uncultivated land.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in June 1952?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Somewhere Along The Way
  2. - Lover
  3. - Vanessa
  4. - Here in My Heart
  5. - Maybe


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1952?

One Man'S America by Alistair Cooke

One Man'S America


This book contains talks and exercises on "radio essay", an ancient form of broadcasting that was created in the early days of British radio.

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Cousin Rachel


"From the very first page...the reader is transported back to the dark, brooding atmosphere that Rebecca creates." The New York Times -- Another classic, this time set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall by the bestselling author Rebecca.

Windom'S Way by James Ramsey Ullman

Windom'S Way


Excellent hardcover. Fair DJ. Pages are unmarked and clean. The covers show only minor shelf wear. Binding is strong, hinges tight.

Hold Back The Night by Pat Frank

Hold Back The Night


An in-depth account of the Korean War's early days.

A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall

A Man Called Peter


Catherine Marshall, in the Preface to A Man Called Peter tells about a dream she had following Peter Marshall's passing. Peter was working in a rose-garden and said, "I!"