Billy Joel-We Didn't Start the Firehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFTLKWw542g Billy Joel's hit single lists over 100 references to Cold War era events. The idea for the song arose after a conversation with a man claiming that 'nothing' happened during the 1950s.
The Hunt for Red OctoberAn adaptation of a Tom Clancy novel, this Cold War thriller shows the defection of a secret Soviet submarine, the Red October, to the United States. The basis of the movie revolves around a technological innovation that the Soviets developed allowing their submarines to move through the sea without being detected by SONAR. This common fear that the Soviets had a technological edge over the Unted States has its origins in the USSR's development of the Sputnik satellite.