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We Didn't Start The Fire!

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We Didn't Start the Fire! Year: 1959 Buddy Holly "Ben Hur" Space Monkey! Hula Hoops! Castro Mafia Edsel is a no-go It was the film adaptation of "Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ."
The movie won 11 Academy Awards, a feat that was not equaled until "Titanic."
It told a story of Jews from Israel who tried to take Rome during the time of Christ. Ham was first chimp to be launched into space by NASA.
He successfully returned.
Ham didn't actually go into space until 1961...
Sending animals into space was the predecessor to sending humans into space.
It's an organization with Sicilian roots.
The FBI was always after them.
They were paid to carry out "organized crime" (smuggling illegal substances, performing murders, etc.)
In 1959, they met in New York to better organize themselves.
It became a national past time among everyone, children and adults alike.
They got their name from the hip movement being similar to hula dancing in Hawaii.
Its popularity died out by the end of 1959. Ford Motor Company came out with a new model, the Edsel, named after Henry's son.
It was really expensive and not very fuel friendly.
It was discontinued after a few years of its release in 1959. We didn't start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world's been turning
We didn't start the fire
No we didn't light it
But we tried to fight it
Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac,
Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, "Bridge on the River Kwai"
Lebanon, Charles de Gaulle, California baseball,
Starkweather homicide, children of thalidomide,
Buddy Holly, "Ben Hur", space monkey, Mafia,
Hula hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go,
U-2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy, Sept 7, 1936- Feb 3, 1959.
He died at age 22, peak of his career, in a plane crash.
Buddy Holly was an influential singer/songwriter.
He was part of the rock band, The Crickets.
Holly pioneered the lineup of two guitars, bass, and drums.
He influenced rockers like Bob Dylan, Elvis Costello.
"The Beatles"- the name was paying homage to The Crickets.
The hit song "American Pie" referred to his death as "the day the music died." Fidel Castro is the communist dictator of Cuba.
He originally was a lawyer.
He came into power in 1959, after leading the revolution to overthrow the previous dictator, Fulgencio Batista. Works Cited
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"Ben-Hur (1959)." Ben-Hur. Rotten Tomatoes, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2013. <http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/benhur/>.

"Buddy Holly Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2013.

Burson, Jeff. "Hula Hoop and Frisbee Inventor - Richard Knerr." Al.com. N.p., 17 Jan. 2008. Web. 21 Apr. 2013.

"Space Monkey." Space Monkey. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2013. <http://www2.mvusd.k12.ca.us/eett/syoung/WDSTF/sm.htm>.

""We Didn't Start the Fire" (Facts) History Summary from 1949-1989." We Didn't Start the Fire (Facts) History Summary from
1949-1989 by Ron Kurtus. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2013. <http://www.school-for-champions.com/history/start_fire_facts.htm>.

"We Didn't Start The Fire Lyrics." MetroLyrics. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr. 2013. <http://www.metrolyrics.com/we-didnt-start-the-
fire-lyrics-billy-joel.html>. the end!
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