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  • Harry Truman

    Harry Truman
    Click hereTruman was inaugurated as U.S president for the second time, after being elected in 1948.
  • Disneyland

    [Click Here](- Disney opens his first theme park In July of 1955 in Anaheim. The theme park offered 5 themed lands and a total of 18 attractions.
  • Hula Hoops

    Hula Hoops
    Click hereAt the end of 1959 100 million hula hoops were sold from Wham-O, Inc.
  • James Meredith

    James Meredith
    Click hereJames Meredith joins the University of Mississippi as the first black student to enroll. The school was forced to accept him in.
  • JFK assassination

    JFK assassination
    Click HerePresident John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza, Dallas, Texas. Kennedy was shot and killed while traveling with his wife Jacqueline.
  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    Click HereReagan’s first attempt at presidency in the United States.
  • Crack

    Click HereCocaine use surged
  • Sally Ride

    Sally Ride
    Click HereFirst woman in space, Sally Ride , rides in the shuttle Challenger (STS-7).
  • Cola Wars

    Cola Wars
    Click HerePepsi cola and Coca cola fought to win the title of best cola in the Rock-and-Roller Cola Wars.
  • Martial Law

    Martial Law
    Click HereOn May 20, China imposed martial law on the Beijing district and was allowed to use force to move people out of the square.