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

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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?
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Release year: 1952

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Jennifer Jones, Miriam Hopkins, Eddie Albert

Country: United States of America

Un gallo en corral ajeno

Un gallo en corral ajeno

Release year: 1952

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Jorge Negrete, Gloria Marín, Andrés Soler, Julio Villarreal



Release year: 1952

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Nimmi, Prem Nath, Nadira


Which were the most popular books released in June 1952?
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My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Cousin Rachel


"From the first page…the reader is back in the moody, brooding atmosphere of Rebecca." —The New York Times From the bestselling author of Rebecca, another classic set in beautiful and mysterious Cornwall.

The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover by Herbert Hoover

The Memoirs Of Herbert Hoover


This is a new release of the original 1952 edition.

Winston Churchill by Robert Lewis Taylor

Winston Churchill


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

The Gown Of Glory by Agnes Sligh Turnbull

The Gown Of Glory


The Gown of Glory

The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny


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 …