September 1950 calendar

September 1950

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1950?


  • 01 Sep 1950 13 North Korean divisions open assault on UN lines
  • 03 Sep 1950 ''Nino'' Farina becomes the first Formula One Drivers' champion after winning the 1950 Italian Grand Prix.
  • 04 Sep 1950 D McI Hodgson of St. Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna
  • 05 Sep 1950 64th US Womens Tennis: Margaret Osborne duPont beats D Hart (63 63)
  • 07 Sep 1950 Monasteries shut down in Hungary
  • 08 Sep 1950 The Defense Production Act is enacted into law in the U.S., shaping American military contracting for the next 60 years.
  • 09 Sep 1950 Massive arrests of communists in France
  • 10 Sep 1950 Joe DiMaggio becomes first to hit three home runs in a game at Griffith Stadium.
  • 11 Sep 1950 Beetle Bailey comic strip debuts
  • 12 Sep 1950 Belgian government dismisses all communist civil servants
  • 14 Sep 1950 Western allies rearm West Germany
  • 15 Sep 1950 East German Premier Grotewohl pleads for German reunification
  • 16 Sep 1950 Viet Minh-offensive against French bases in Vietnam
  • 17 Sep 1950 San Francisco 49ers (formerly AAFC) play first NFL game, lose 21-17.
  • 18 Sep 1950 Nakagawa Soen, Zen teacher, receives dharma transmission
  • 19 Sep 1950 European Payment Union forms in Paris
  • 20 Sep 1950 In Murray, Kentucky, USA, several buildings are struck by falling meteorites.
  • 22 Sep 1950 Nobel peace prize awarded to Ralph J Bunche (1st black winner)
  • 23 Sep 1950 Patty Berg wins LPGA Sunset Hills Golf Open
  • 24 Sep 1950 Operation Magic Carpet - 45,000 Jews from Yemen move to Israel.
  • 26 Sep 1950 Australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament
  • 27 Sep 1950 Dr Ralph Bunche receives Nobel Peace Prize
  • 28 Sep 1950 Indonesia joins the United Nations.
  • 29 Sep 1950 Tin Pan Alley TV, last airs on ABC-TV
  • 30 Sep 1950 WSM TV channel 4 in Nashville, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Music charts

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

  1. - Can Anyone Explain
  2. - Cincinatti Dancing Pig
  3. - All My Love
  4. - Our Lady of Fatima
  5. - Harbor Lights


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Breaking Point

The Breaking Point

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: John Garfield, Patricia Neal, Phyllis Thaxter, Juano Hernandez

Devil's Doorway

Devil's Doorway

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Robert Taylor, Louis Calhern, Paula Raymond, Marshall Thompson

Three Secrets

Three Secrets

Release year: 1950

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Eleanor Parker, Patricia Neal, Ruth Roman, Frank Lovejoy


Which were the most popular books released in September 1950?
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Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald

Anybody Can Do Anything


You know how sometimes friendship blossoms in the Þrst few moments of meeting? “Something clicked,” we say. Well, that’s what discovering Betty MacDonald was like for me: I happened to read

Roosevelt In Retrospect by John Gunther

Roosevelt In Retrospect


The master of collecting, assessing and redistributing information has turned his reportorial gifts to the personality and career of a figure who is already part of history.

Springtime In Paris by Elliot H. Paul

Springtime In Paris


Springtime in Paris is 'the warm, tender and entertaining account of a people revisited and rediscovered - the same humor that ten years before had captivated readers with "The Last Time

The Story Of Ernie Pyle by Lee G. Miller

The Story Of Ernie Pyle


No jacket, clean book

The Peabody Sisters Of Salem by Louise Hall Tharp

The Peabody Sisters Of Salem


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