What Happened on June 3, 1950

Historical Events

French Open Men's Tennis

French Championships Men's Tennis: Budge Patty wins first of 2 Grand Sam titles that year; beats Jaroslav Drobný 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 5-7, 7-5

  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Doris Hart beats fellow American Patricia Todd 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 for her 1st of 2 French singles titles
  • French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal

Famous Birthdays

  • (Susan} "Suzi" Quatro, American rock singer and bassist (Stumblin' In), and actress (Happy Days - "Leather Tuscadero"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Deniece Williams [Chandler], American pop singer ("Love Won't Let Me Wait"; "Let's Hear It For The Boy"), born in Gary, Indiana
  • Marlene Elejarde, Cuban athlete 4x100m runner (Olympic silver 1968), born in Havana, Cuba
  • Melissa Mathison, American screenwriter (E.T.), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2015)
1950 Highlights

About June 3, 1950

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Gemini