The Year My Partner was born

In 1950 (the year you were born)

Harry Truman is president of the US
Masked bandits steal $2.8 million from Brink's in Boston
35 US military advisers are sent to South Vietnam to aid the anti-Communist government
US Senator Joe McCarthy begins his crusade against suspected Communists in the US government
North Korea invades South Korea
President Harry S. Truman announces a program to develop the hydrogen bomb
In South Africa, the Group Areas Act is passed formally segregating races
Peter Gabriel, Jay Leno, Bill Murray, and Stevie Wonder are born
New York Yankees win the World Series
Cleveland Browns win the NFL championship
Detroit Red Wings win the Stanley Cup
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov is published