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"We Didn't Start the Fire."

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by Allison Hopson on 22 May 2012

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"We Didn't Start the Fire." Research project presented by Allison Hopson Literature 7
May 24, 2012
Mrs. Kulemeka Thesis Statement: The purpose of this project is to research the people, places, and events featured in the song, "We Didn't start the Fire." 1960 Payola 1960 Payola 1960 John F. Kennedy President of United States John F. Kennedy Assassinated on Nov 22, 1963 1960 Chubby Checker He was the 35th president. Married to Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Had two children Democrat Illegal payment of broadcasting songs In 1960 all the deejays who were accepting illegal payments were found out. Checkers is an American singer-songwriter Still alive to this day 1960 Chubby Checker 1960 Belgians in the Congo 1960 Belgians in the Congo The independent Congo Republic was declared on June 30th, 1960. From 1908 to 1960 the Congo had been a colony of the Belgian. Ernest Hemingway Ernest was an international celebrety He was an American Author and journalist He was born July 21, 1899 1961 Ernest Hemingway He committed suicide on July 2, 1961, after a long battle with depression New Stanza Catholic Reference Page His original name is Ernest Evens. "Chubby Checker" Chubby Checker-wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia. March 22, 2010. <http:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/chubby_Checker> Harvey, Willie. Personal. Born on Dec 17, 1941. Interview May 3, 2012 1960 1961 Hemingway, Ernest. World Book 2001 pg 180-181. Hersey, John. John F. Kennedy: Boigraphy. 2008 Spartacus Educational Publishers Ltd. 26 June, 2001 <http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAkennedyJ.htm> Payola magazine article <http://www.history-of-rock.com/payola.htm ... small Michael Jackson Royal wedding Whitney Houston 9/11 oil spill Hurricane Katrina Okalahoma Tornado European Heatwave Barak Obama Tsunami Two most famous deejays,
Dick Clark and Alan Freed
were caught in the scandal
of payola The bullets hit him in the head and
shoulders. In 1964 Checkers married a dutch model named Catharina Lodders In 2008 Chubby Checkers song, "The Twist," was named the biggest chart hit of all time by Billboard Magazine." The word Payola, is a
contraction of the words
"Pay" and "Victrola." Born may 29, 1917
in Massachusetts. Ernest Evens was born October 3, 1941.
His hometown was Spring Gulley,
South Carolina. The most famous and influential
American writer of the 1900's
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