On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1950

Historical Events

  • US Supreme Court undermines legal foundations of segregation

Famous Birthdays

  • Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist, born in Sta. Mesa, Manila, Philippines
  • Adrian Cosma, Romanian handballer (Olympic silver 1976)
  • J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
  • Ronnie Dyson, American stage actor (Hair - "Aquarius"; Salvation), and soul singer ("(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You?"; "I Don't Wanna Cry"), born in Washington, DC (d. 1990)
1950 Highlights

About June 5, 1950

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 71 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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