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.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

1950s Pop Culture


-Brinks Robbery in Boston, Mass. $3 million is stolen
-Tenzing Norgay of Nepal and Edmund Hillary of New Zealand reach the top of Mt. Everest
-Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are found guilty of espionage and are sentenced to death
-Dr. Jonas Saulk invents effective polio vaccine
-Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man, thus starting the Montgomery Bus Boycotts, saying "All I was trying to do was get home".
-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leads the Montgomery Bus Boycotts
-Oct. 4, 1956: Space Age marks it's beginning. The Russians send up their satellite, Sputnik I, which is the first Earth orbiting satellite
-April 25, 1959: Alaska and Hawaii are declared 49th and 50th states
-Rock and Roll, color TV makes its debut
-Winston Churchill makes his debut as Prime Minister in Great Britain, or England, either one
-Joe McCarthy starts communist witch hunts
-Bill Haley's Rock Around the Clock tops charts
-In England, fashion designer Mary Quant opens her boutique Bazaar in King's Road in London

-Bad Day at Black Rock
-An Affair to Remember
-The African Queen
-An American in Paris
-Annie Get Your Gun
-The Bad Seed
-The Bridge on the River Kwai
-The Caine Mutiny
-Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
-Darby O'Gill and the Little People
-The Day the Earth Stood Still
-Earth vs. the Flying Saucers
-East of Eden
-The Prime of Mis Jean Brodie
-Fiend Without a Face
-The Geisha Boy
-High Noon
-It Came from Beneath the Sea
-Lady and the Tramp
-A Night to Remember
-North by Northwest
-Rear Window
-Seven Samurai
-Tokyo Story


-Bill Haley and the Comets
-Fats Domino
-Elvis Presley
-Buddy Holly
-Chuck Berry
-The Big Bopper
-Ray Charles
-The Everly Brothers
-Ritchie Valens
-Little Richard
-Jerry Lee Lewis
-The Platters
-The Montones
-Connie Francis
-Nat King Cole
-Tony Bennett
-Doris Day
-Johnny Cash

People Born/Famous

Celebs of the day
-Gary Cooper
-Bing Crosby
-John Wayne
-Jimmy Stewart
-Marilyn Monroe
-Jayne Mansfield

For those of you who watch Law and Order:SVU, the actress Mariska Hargitay-- this is her mom!!!

-James Dean
-Doris Day
-Audrey Hepburn
-Elizabeth Taylor
-Sidney Poitier
-Paul Newman
-Montgomery Clift
-Grace Kelly
-Sophia Loren
-Ava Gardner
People Born
-Jerry Hall

Her most famous relationship. Hmmmm, I wonder if she wants to switch places with me??? I'd loooooove to be her in this picture, being Mick's arm candy, lol

-Karen Carpenter
-Chow Yun-fat
-Jackie Chan
-Steven Bauer
-Paul Stanley
-Andy Garcia
-Stevie Van Zandt
-Joe Perry
-Paul Michael Chan
-Ace Frehley
-Chris Cooper
-Dale Earnhardt
-Harry Hamlin
-Denzel Washington
-Alfre Woodard
-Joey Kramer
-Rob Halford
-Ken Watanabe
-Liam Neeson
-Reba McEntire

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