Billy Joel 40 years

  • Joe DiMaggio

    was an American Major League Baseball center fielder who played his entire 13-year career for the New York Yankees. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak , a record that still stands. October 1st 1949
  • Television

    the black and white television becomes very popular.
  • Marilyn Monroe

    she created these 5 movies in the year 1950 All About Eve, The Asphalt Jungle, The Fireball, Love Happy, Right Cross, and Ticket to Tomahawk.
  • Sugar Ray Robison

    was a professional boxer and middle weight champion for 5 years from 1951-1960.
  • Studebaker

    had merged with automaker Packard and was again facing financial troubles. By the late 1950s, the Packard brand was dropped. In December 1963, Studebaker shuttered its South Bend plant, ending the production of its cars and trucks in America.
  • Albert Einstein’s death

    he was hospitalized with an aortic aneurysm, which claimed his life.
  • Wheel of Fortune

    A hit television game show which has been TV's highest-rated syndicated program.
  • Sally Ride

    astronaut and astrophysicist Sally Ride became the first American woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
  • Bernhard Goetz

    -is best known for his moniker "the Subway Vigilante". Following an assault in 1981, Goetz was infuriated by the lack of prosecution of the three assailants. He decided to start carrying a gun for protection. In 1984, four teenagers approached Goetz again, but this time Goetz shot all four, paralyzing one. The case made him a folk hero for many New Yorkers.
  • Syringe Tide

    in New Jersey, where significant amounts of medical waste and raw garbage washed up onto a 50-mile (80 km) stretch of Atlantic Ocean beaches in Jersey Shore communities in Monmouth and Ocean counties. This forced the closing of all the beaches in the two counties.