On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1950

Historical Events

  • WKZO (now WWMT) TV channel 3 in Kalamazoo, MI (CBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Annemarie Jorritsma-Lebbink, Dutch minister of Traffic (VVD)
  • Charlene [D'Angelo], singer (I've Never Been To Me)
  • Gemma Craven, actress (Wagner, Story of Slipper & Rose), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov, colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-10, TM-16)
1950 Highlights

About June 1, 1950

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini