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popular food of the 1950's
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popular actresses of the 1950's
Elizabeth Taylor-She was in her prime in the 1950′s, Young and vibrant, and full of life, she was a true Star.
Marilyn Monroe-She was one of the most beautiful actresses in the 1950′s.
Eva Marie Saint-In the early 1950′s she was known as “the Helen Hayes of television,” as her acting and acclamation was such a high level.
Katharine Hepburn –She was not only a star in the 1950′s but every decade from her debut in 1931 in A Bill of Divorcement, to her last role in 1994 in Love Affair.
Grace Kelly -Grace Kelly was the most powerful female in Hollywood in the 1950′s, next to Elizabeth Taylor.
Alger Hiss was an American lawyer, government official, author, and lecturer.
He atteded John Hopkins University and Harvard Law School where he got his degree.
He served as a government attorney during the era of Frank. D Roosevelt’s new deal and as was named Director of Special Political Affairs in 1944.
On August 3, 1948 a man called Whittaker Chambers testified that Alger Hiss was secretly a communist in the 1930’s whose purpose was espionage or spying a crime punishable by death
In the end he was guilty with two counts of perjury instead of Espionage (Due to the Statue of limitations) and was sentenced to five years imprisonment on January 25th 1950.
On August 6, 1945 a terrible new bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima in Japan. The Americans dropped the bomb on Japan to end the Second World War. The bomb’s nick name was “little boy”. Upon detonation the bomb vaporized the whole city and instantly killed an estimated number between 90,000 and 160,000. This and other atomic bombing on Nagasaki three days later by the Americans was the only time an atomic weapon had ever been used in war.
McCarthyism and Joseph McCarthy
McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence. It also means "the practice of making unfair alligations or using unfair investigative techniques, especially in order to restict dissent or political criticism".
Buck Rodgers and The Wizard of Oz
The adventures of Buck Rogers in comic strips, movies, radio and television became an important part of American popular culture.
Censorship in WWII Germany
Nazis censored anything that wasn't deemed acceptable by them.
Popular music of the 1950's
famous novels and movies of the 1950's
In the 1950's some of the movies that were created were 12 Angry Men, Seven Samurai, Cinderella, Vertigo, and Godzilla. Some of the novels include The Lord of The Rings 1-3, The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
Burned books by authors that didn't promote what the nazis wanted.
German citizens obeyed under the threat of punishment by the Gestapo(secret police).
All forms of media were controlled by the Nazis
In the 1950's, the styles of music that dominated was swing, R&B, and rock and roll, it is said that these styles defined this decades music. R&B was mostly popular in the early 50's, followed by rock and roll gaining popularity in the later years of the 50's .
Elivis was very popular
in the late 50's
Jerry Lee Lewis was a hit
with 'Great Balls of Fire'
This was also when
came out with
'Johnny B Goode'
Scheduled for August 11th 1945, a Plutonium bomb, code named “fat man” was to be dropped on Kakura, Japan. However, the bomb had to be dropped two days before, on August 9th, due to a bad weather report. On the morning of the bombing, scout planes reported that the weather was too bad in Kakura, so they had to go to their secondary target, city of Nagasaki. Nagasaki was one of the largest port cities in Japan, and was home to more than 263,000 people. At 11:01 as a B-29 bomber flew over the city, there was a break in the clouds and 14 pounds of plutonium was dropped on the city. The bomb generated over 3,900 degrees Celsius and 624 miles per hour winds. The explosions was able to be spotted from over 100 miles away, and between 60,000 and 80,000 people were killed.
Joseph Goebbels, head of German propaganda, led the censorship campaign
In 1952 Kellogg's came out with Frosted Flakes.
In 1954 M&M's launched M&M's
In 1957 Sweet and Low was
In 1958 Jif came out with Jif
In 1959 Lipton made Lipton
The Manhattan Project was a research and development project that produced the first atomic bombs during World War II. It was led by the United States with the support of the United Kingdom and Canada. The project was under the direction of Major General Leslie Groves. The Manhattan Project began modestly in 1939, but grew to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly US$2 billion. Over 90% of the cost was for building factories and producing the fissile materials, with less than 10% for development and production of the weapons. There was one test prior to using the bombs in japan and the test was called the trinity test.
This pop phenomenon paralleled the development of space technology in the 20th century.
The character first appeared as Anthony Rogers. Roger is a veteran of the Great War (World War I) and by 1927 is working for the American Radioactive Gas Corporation investigating reports of unusual phenomena reported in abandoned coal mines near Wyoming Valley in Pennsylvania
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercial adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Young Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas where a large tornado picks her house, and her dog up and deposits them in the land of Oz.