Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


Everyone for some reason knows the 1940s to be the time of World War II, but the ones I really feel sorry for are the people in Hiroshima and Nagasaki who got bombed to death and England, they were getting the hell bombed out of them, poor people!!

  • Jackie Robinson becomes first black baseball player
  • Dec. 7, 1941- Japanese sneak bombing on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
  • Feb. 19, 1942- As part of Executive Order 9066, all American-born Japanese and Japanese immigrants living in the US were to be put in relocation centers and detention camps
  • This was just some of the hate against the Japanese-Americans in the US in the 1940s!
  • The Holocaust
  • Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl is published
  • South Africa institutes the policy of apartheid
  • June 21, 1943- race riots in Detroit cause over 40 deaths and over 700 injuries
  • August 6, 1945- first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima, a civilian area
  • August 9, 1945- 2nd atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki, another civilian area
  • Billie Holiday
  • Dean Martin

  • Frank Sinatra
  • Rosemary Clooney
  • Glenn Miller
  • The Dorsey Brothers
  • Dizzy Gillespie
  • Arsenic and Old Lace
  • The Black Swan
  • The Bells of St. Mary's
  • Destination Tokyo
  • For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • Major Barbara
  • Oliver Twist
  • Pride and Prejudice
  • The Ox-Bow Incident
  • Sands of Iwo Jima
  • Picture of Dorian Grey
  • The Postman Always Rings Twice
  • The Keys to the Kingdom
  • Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo
People Born/Famous

Celebrities popular:

Joan Fontaine

Judy Garland
Ingrid Bergman
Lauren Bacall
Greer Garson
Lana Turner
Vivien Leigh

People born: why does it seem that most of the people born in the 1940s are British musicians?

David Bowie

Mick Jagger
Charlie Watts
Ronnie Wood
Keith Richards
Al Pacino
Robert de Niro
Steven Tyler
Mick Taylor
Was originally in the Rolling Stones before Ronnie Wood came along
Paul McCartney
John Lennon
George Harrison
I thought he was personally the cutest Beatle!!!!
Ringo Starr

Bruce Lee

Richard Pryor

Alice Cooper

Phylicia Rashad

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