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The 1950's

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Stephen Lampe

on 7 February 2013

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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>


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://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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