Entertainment 1945-2012

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  • yo yo

    yo yo
    The yo yo became a fad throughout the 1940's
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    Elvis became a popular musician from 1953 to almost the end of the 70's. Everybody loved him
  • Television

    Television
    Television was introduced in the US. It was a great advance in technology from its rival, the Radio.
  • First Playboy

    First Playboy
    First issue of Playboy released in USA
  • Disneyland opening

    Disneyland opening
    First Disneyland opens for business in California
  • Marbles

    Marbles
    Marbles became a fad in Australia throughout the 1950's and early 60's
  • Barbie

    Barbie
    The first Barbie doll was released
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    The Beatles - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr became a major rock/pop band during the 1960's
  • BBC

    BBC
    BBc Television Centre was officially opened in London
  • Pink Panther

    Pink Panther
    The Pink Panther premeired as a cartoon on television
  • Minicomputer

    Minicomputer
    The Digital Equipment Corporation introduced the first minicomputer
  • Sesame street

    Sesame street
    The first episode of Sesame Street premiered on the National Educational Television
  • heavy metal music

    heavy metal music
    heavy metal music was created in the 70's
  • lava lamp

    lava lamp
    The first lava lamp was invented in 1963 but they became very popular in the 1970's
  • First cell phone

    First cell phone
    The first cell phone was created in 1973 by Dr. Martin Cooper and the first cell phone call on the 3rd of April by Dr. Cooper himself
  • Pet rocks

    Pet rocks
    Pet rocks became the "thing to have"
  • Star Wars

    Star Wars
    Star Wars was a huge movie coming out in 1977. It was things they expected of the future.
  • space invaders

    space invaders
    Space invaders was created and released
  • pac man

    pac man
    pac man was released in Japan
  • Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson
    Michael Jackson was one of the most popular musicians in the early 80's but his album thriller in 1982 is the best selling album of all time
  • Rubix Cube

    Rubix Cube
    The Rubix cube was created in 1974 but was not sold until 1983 when it became a major fad
  • Nintendo Gameboy

    Nintendo Gameboy
    The Nintendo Gameboy changed the world of gaming and entertainment for teens, children and adults when it first came out in 1989.
  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System

    Super Nintendo Entertainment System
    The Super Nintendo Entertainment System is Nintendo's second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). The console introduced advanced graphics and sound capabilities compared with other consoles at the time.
  • Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus

    Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
    The #1 Hit FAD song in the 1990's by Billy Ray Cryrus is a Country song and was loved by many women and the world.
  • Power Macintosh G3

    Power Macintosh G3
    The Evolution of the Apple Computer, this model was the Power Macintosh G3. The computer added all these things to the average persons life, it added "The Internet", computer games and endless electronic files.
  • Facebook

    Facebook
    The Social Network, Facebook is probably the most successful Social Networking tool in the world. It is used by most teens in the world.
  • iPod Touch

    iPod Touch
    Technology that provided music, entertainment through games and the internet.
  • Justin Beiber

    Justin Beiber
    Born March 1st 1994, Justin Beiber became popular in 2008 with his song 'One Time' topping charts all over the world.
  • Apple iPad

    Apple iPad
    The iPad was Apples newest thing, it is an oversized iPod Touch were you could take the internet with you where ever you go.
  • One Direction

    One Direction
    One Direction released their debut album Up All Night, the record became the fastest-selling debut album in the UK of 2011.[3] In 2012, it debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200, making One Direction the first UK band in history to debut at number one with their first album.
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    Entertainment 1945 - 2012