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Forrest Gump timeline

A project for my school stuff

Helen Duong

on 27 May 2014

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Transcript of Forrest Gump timeline

Forrest Gump
- The End -
Elvis Presley
JFK got shot
22 Nov 1963
RFK got shot
5 Jun 1968
Thanks for your attention
by Thu Hien - Group 5
“Some years later, that handsome young man who they called The King, had himself a heart attack or something. It must be hard being a king.” – Forrest
The King
11 Jun 1963
Uni. of Alabama
To stop desegregation by the enrollment
of black students Vivian Malone and James
Hood, Governor Wallace stood in front of
Foster Auditorium at the University of
Alabama on June 11, 1963.
Governor Wallace attempts to keep University of Alabama desegregated
- John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (JFK)
29 May, 1917 – 22 Nov, 1963
- The 35th President
- Assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald.
Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
- Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy (RFK)
20 Nov, 1925 – 6 Jun, 1968
- Brother of JFK
- Assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan.
Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy
The VN War
Stand in the Schoolhouse Door incident
The Vietnam War
- The most unpopular American war of the 20th century.
- US suffered huge losses during the war.
Anti War Movement
Anti-War Movement and Sentiments
- Opposition to the VN war.
- People wanted to completely withdraw forces from
- An African-American revolutionary organization.
- Started in 1966 and ended in 1982.
Civil Rights Movement
Black Panther Party
Civil Rights Movement
The 1960s
Moon Landing
20 Jul 1969
Neil Armstrong & The United States's Apollo 11
Moon Landing
The 1st man to land on the moon
The Watergate scandal
- A political scandal during the 1970s.
- Effects of the scandal led to the
resignation of the Nixon (9 Aug, 1974)
The Watergate Scandal
President Nixon's Resignation
Ping Pong Diplomacy
The exchange of ping pong players between the United States and People's Republic of China (PRC) in the 1970s.
The event marked a thaw in U.S.–China relations that paved the way to a visit to Beijing by President Richard Nixon.
Ping Pong Diplomacy
Jenny: Forrest, I’m sick.
Forrest: What, do you have a cough due to cold?
The Outbreak of AIDS
“If God intended us all to be the same, he’d have given us all braces on our legs.”
He got me invested in some kind of fruit company, so then I got a call from him:
- Dan: We don’t have to worry about money no more.
- Forrest: Good. One less thing.
“You can tell an awful lot about a man by his shoes. Where he’s going. Where he’s been.” - Forrest
"The world will never be the same once you’ve seen it through the eyes of Forrest Gump."
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writer: Winston Groom (book) & Eric Roth (screenplay)
Origin: U.S (Paramount)
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