June 29th, 1950

June 29th, 1950, fell on a Thursday. It was day 180 of 1950. The decade was the 1950s.

70 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since June 29th, 1950.



Top song: June 29th, 1950

The best-selling single on this exact date.

  • The most popular song on June 29th, 1950 was "The Third Man Theme" by Anton Karas.

Take Me Back!

The date is June 29th, 1950 and it's a Thursday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Cancer. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In music, the song "The Third Man Theme" by Anton Karas is the best-selling record at the moment. Harry S. Truman is currently the President of the United States and Clement Attlee is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, women are sporting the popular "The New Look" by Christian Dior. This formal style includes rounded shoulders, a full-skirted silhouette and a tight waist. Meanwhile, men are beginning to follow a new "Teddy Boy" trend that involves greased-back hair, extremely narrow trousers and velvet-collared jackets.

It's 1950, so radio stations and jukeboxes are playing songs from artists such as Nat King Cole, Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers, Anton Karas, Gary & Bing Crosby, Teresa Brewer, Guy Lombardo and Red Foley. The 1950 FIFA World Cup is currently taking place in Brazil. In Asia, the Korean War is raging on between South Korea and North Korea.

On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Lone Ranger", "What's My Line?" and "Space Patrol". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes" and "Tom and Jerry".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on June 29th, 1950.

  • The American fighting-man.

    The "The American fighting-man" was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1950. This represented US troops fighting in the Korean War.

  • Songs from 1950.

    The radio stations in 1950 were dominated by the likes of Nat King Cole, Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers, Anton Karas, Gary & Bing Crosby, Teresa Brewer, Guy Lombardo and Red Foley.

  • Movies from 1950.

    The most popular movies in 1950 included the likes of Samson and Delilah, King Solomon's Mines, Annie Get Your Gun, Cheaper by the Dozen, Cinderella and Born Yesterday.

  • Korean War.

    During this period of time, the Korean War was being fought between South Korea and North Korea.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 70 years, 9 months and 19 days have passed since June 29th, 1950.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 26 of 1950.
  • Leap Year: 1950 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 29th, 1950, will be 70 years of age.
  • People born in 1950 belong to the Baby Boomer generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around June 29th, 1950:

  • June 16th, 1950: The film "Father of the Bride", starring Spencer Tracy and Elizabeth Taylor, is released in movie theaters.
  • June 24th, 1950: The 1950 FIFA World Cup begins in Brazil.
  • June 25th, 1950: The Korean War begins after North Korean forces invade South Korea.
  • June 27th, 1950: US President Harry Truman orders US troops into Korea.
  • June 28th, 1950: Korean War: North Korean forces capture Seoul.
  • This date: June 29th, 1950
  • July 12th, 1950: The film "Three Little Words" is released.
  • July 16th, 1950: Uruguay beat Brazil 2-1 to win the 1950 World Cup.
  • July 17th, 1950: The musical comedy film "Annie Get Your Gun" is released.
  • July 29th, 1950: The film "Treasure Island" is released by Disney.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 29th, 1950, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (2020), then the sign for this date is actually .
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1950 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: June 29th, 1950 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.

Television Shows

TV shows that people would have been watching around this time.

  • Space Patrol - Sci-fi series starring Ed Kemmer and Lyn Osborn.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Lone Ranger - American Western drama TV series.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1950 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1950.

  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures and noteable people who were born on the 29th of June:


US President

Who was the US President on June 29th, 1950?

  • Harry S. Truman was the President of the United States.

UK Prime Minister

Who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 29th, 1950?

  • Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Irish Taoiseach

Who was the Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland on this date?

  • John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on June 29th, 1950 was probably conceived around the 19th of September, 1949. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 29th, 1950 is the 8th of April, 1951. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

Enter your date of birth below to find out how old you were on June 29th, 1950.

Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about June 29th, 1950.

  • 25,861 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,234,390,400 seconds have passed since the June 29th, 1950.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,606,788,800 times.
  • Since June 29th, 1950, earth has travelled approximately 1,152,945,446,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 372,398,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 192,157,574 steps. That's about 85,403 miles!
  • Since this date, 26,812,685 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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