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


There's nothing real big about the 1950s except for maybe the Cold War and fear of Communism from Russia, or as it was known as in the 1950s, the Soviet Union or the USSR.

  • Brinks Robbery in Boston. $3 million is stolen!
  • Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are found guilty of espionage and are sentenced to death for their part in WWII espionage
  • Tenzing Norgay of Nepal and Edmund Hilary of New Zealand are the first to reach the top of Mt. Everest
  • Dr. Jonas Saulk invents vaccine for polio
  • Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat up, thus starting the Montgomery Bus boycotts
  • Oct. 4, 1956: the Space Age begins, with Russia sending up a satellite named Sputnik I
  • Rock and roll music comes out, and also the first color TV
  • Churchill becomes Prime Minister in the UK
  • Fashion designer Mary Quant opens her first fashion boutique, Bazaar, in King's Road in London
  • Bill Haley and the Comets
  • Ritchie Valens
  • Tony Bennett
  • The Big Bopper
  • Buddy Holly
  • Connie Francis
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • Seven Samurai
  • Tokyo Story
  • East of Eden
  • An Affair to Remember
  • The Bad Seed
  • The Geisha Boy

People Born/Famous

Celebrities popular:
Gary Cooper
Marilyn Monroe
Jayne Mansfield
Montgomery Clift
Sophia Loren
Sidney Poitier
Grace Kelly
Audrey Hepburn

People Born:
Jerry Hall
Chow Yun-fat
Steven Bauer
Paul Stanley
Andy Garcia
Stevie Van Zandt
Joe Perry
Jackie Chan
David Coverdale
He's still pretty sexy!!
Liam Neeson
Rob Halford
Alfre Woodard
Denzel Washington
Ken Watanabe

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