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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1952?


Events

  • 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

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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

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka, Billy Crudup

Country: United States of America

Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio, Adam Baldwin

Country: United States of America

Blade Runner

Blade Runner

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Country: United States of America

Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner

Country: United States of America

The Thing

The Thing

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David, Richard Masur

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1952?
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The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny

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The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

The Swimming Pool by Mary Roberts Rinehart

The Swimming Pool

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Just as Lois Maynard is about to sell the family's summer home, her domineering and troubled older sister, Judith, returns and a mysterious murder disrupts the household.

Winston Churchill by Robert Lewis Taylor

Winston Churchill

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British History, World History, Pol. Science, World War II

The Bengal Tiger by Hall Hunter

The Bengal Tiger

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USED LIKE NEW 1952 HARDCOVER COLLECTIBLE WITH MINOR SHELF LIFE WEAR.

The Hidden Flower by Pearl S. Buck

The Hidden Flower

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An affecting portrait of interracial love in post-war JapanPearl S. Buck’s The Hidden Flower centers on the relationship between a Japanese student and an American soldier stationed in post-war Japan.