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jaegar desjardin

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1950s 1951 First nuclear bomb tested at Nevada test site President Harry S. Truman fires General Douglas Mcarthur Because MacArthur publicly disagreed with Truman's Korean War plans, he was fired. General MacArthur had very little respect for President Truman. 1950 Color TV introduced First organ transplant McCarthy begins communist witch hunt McCarthy began searching for infiltrators. Cinderella is released Walt Disney's movie "Cinderella" was released in 1950. Elizabeth II was proclaimed Queen of the U.K 1952 First Holiday Inn opened The first holiday inn opened in tennessee U.S detonates first hydrogen bomb The U.S successfully detonated the first hydrogen bomb. 1953 The movie "Robe" was realeased 1954 Robe was the first motion picture in wide screen. 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th state. President Eisenhower signs Hawaii to become the 50th state in the United States of America. The steel strike begins. 1st Grammy Awards. Perry Como and Ella Fitzgerald win the first Grammy awards. Evidence that cigarette smoking could cause lung cancer Movie " Peter Pan" was released Walt Disney's movie "Peter Pan" was released on February 5th. Racial segragation ruled unconstitutional in public schools 1st shopping mall is opened The first shopping mall was opened in Southfield Michigan. CBS Morning Show premieres The first "CBS Morning Show"
with Walter Cronkite and Jack Paar
airs on television. Movie "Lady and the Tramp" was released Scrabble makes its debut Walt Disney's movie "Lady and the Tramp" released on June 23rd. Disneyland first opened in Orange County in Florida on July 17th. Disneyland opens Martin Luther King Jr.'s home was bombed Fire damages top of Eiffel Tower Elvis Presley first album "Heartbreak Hotel" Presley released is first album "Heartbreak Hotel" on January 10th. Martin Luther King Jr's home was bombed because he believed in the civil rights movement. 1st black pilot PH Young was the first black pilot on a U.S passenger airline. First electrical typewriter on sale Tidal Wave follows Hurricane Audrey onto coasts of Texas and Louisiana. Tidal wave hits Texas and Louisiana Elvis joins the army Sputnik I burns up Sputnik I the first satellite launched burned while re-entering the atmosphere. U.S performs nuclear test The U.S performed a nuclear bomb test on Bikini Island. Works cited page www.google.com www.thepeoplehistory.com www.babyboomers.com www.hisdates.com The End By: Jaegar Desjardin Alaina Cantu
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