Events 1950:


-Smokey the Bear becomes symbol against forest fires 


-Belgium votes  for the return of King Leopold III 


-Bob Hope's first TV appearance


-US & North Korean face each other in the Korean War


-First TV remote control is marketed


-Indonesia gains independence from the Netherlands


-West Germany & Japan are admitted to the Olympic Committee


-North Korea invades South Korea


-President Truman orders US troops into Korea


-President Truman approves construction of the hydrogen bomb


-Puerto Rican nationalists attempt on President Truman life fails


-Silly Putty is invented


-Territory of Guam created


-Peanuts comic strip is published


-The first kidney transplant is performed


-The USSR developed an atomic bomb


-USSR and China sign peace treaty


-Walt Disney's Cinderella premiers


-Luis Muñoz Marín is governor of Puerto Rico