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The 1950's

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The 1950's By: Adrian Wong,Finnegan McGee,
Justin Chae, and Stephen Lampe Some Important News From the '50s is... Works Cited:
Jennifer Rosenberg. "1950's Timeline". About .com. About.com, N.D. Web. Febuary 6, 2013. <http://history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1950timeline.htm>

http://more.thanmusic.com/ebi/1962_Love_Me_Do[3].jpg

Computerland. "Famous People in the 1950's." Slideshare. Slideshare Inc., May 13, 2008. Web. Febuary 6,2013.


Woodstock candy. "culture of the 1950s and fun facts from the 50s". Febuary 6, 2013
<http://www.woodstockcandy.com/culture-of-the-1950s.html>

http://photographyblog.dallasnews.com/2012/12/today-in-photo-history-1955-rosa-parks-sets-off-bus-boycot.html/

http://www.fanpop.com/clubs/elvis-presley/images/582159/title/elvis-presley-wallpaper

http://indulgy.com/post/lJYzpjHJU1/homemade-silly-putty

http://games.yahoo.com/blogs/unplugged/5-things-didn-t-know-silly-putty-182310122.html

http://bs.cyty.com/menschen/e-etzold/archiv/TV/tv_e.htm Some Important
People in the '50s
Are... Pop Culture
of the '50s
includes... Important News 1950: Korean war begins and the first organ transplant was completed
1951: Color TV was introduced
1952: Seat belts were invented and the Polio vaccine was created
1953: DNA was discovered this year
1954: The 1st atomic submarine was made, Robert Banister ran a 4 minute mile
1955: Disneyland and Mcdonalds were started
1956: The tv remote contol was invented along with velcro
1957: Dr. Seuss wrote the amazing book, "The Cat In The Hat" and Laika (the dog) was sent into orbit
1958: NASA and LEGO were created along with the peace symbol
1959: Castro became the dictator of Cuba and the musical, "Sound of Music" was performed on Broadway Important People!!!!!!

Rosa Parks: Rosa refused to give up her seat on the bus.
Martin Luther King Jr.: Organized many acts that led to desegregation.
Elvis Presley: One of the most influential artists ever.
Harry Truman: The thirty-third president of the United States.
Joseph McCarthy: An important Anti-communist in the tensions of the Cold War. Rock and Roll: came to be in the 50s mostly by Elvis Presly
Jazz was also popular in the 50s

Europan Cinema experienced a renaissance in the 50s

This was the golden age of the television

Silly putty was invented in this time

Barbie was introduced at the "New York Toy Fair"
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