Forrest Gump

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  • The Klu Klux Klan

    The Klu Klux Klan
    In the movie Forrest Gump was named after civil war Nathan Bedford. "The Klu Klux Klan commonly called for the kkk or simply the Klan, refers to three distanct secret movements at different points in time in the history of united states."
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  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    Forrest Gump was in the Vietnam war.
    The Vietnam war was one of the most controversal armed conflics during the 20th century."
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  • Elvis Presely

    Elvis Presely
    In the movie, Forrest Gump taught Elvis Presely how to dance.
    Elvis Presely was know for the dance Pelvic Thrust.
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  • Hippie Movement

    Hippie Movement
    Forrest went to the Hippie Movement speech.
    "During the 1960's a Hippie subculture started to emerge among the youth population."
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  • John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy
    Forrest meets JKF and talks about JFK's murder. John F. Kennedy was an American politition who served as the 35th President of united states.
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  • George wallace

    George wallace
    Forrest Gump was there when George Wallace was trying to stop the black couple. 1963 George Wallace tried to stop a black couple from entering the segregation
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  • The Black Panther Party

    The Black Panther Party
    In the movie Forrest Gump went to the Black Panther Party.
    "The Black Panther Party was an African American revolutionary reftist organization."
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  • Watergate Scandal

    Watergate Scandal
    Forrest witnesses the watergate Scandal.
    "The watergate scandal was a political scandal during the 1970's Which involved a break-in of the Democratic National comitee"
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  • Smiley Face

    Smiley Face
    Forrest made a t-shirt called the Smiley Face.
    In the 1970's the smiley face was invented to show a stylized representation of a smiling human face. It's attributed with the popular saying "Have a nice day."
  • Ping Pong Diplomacy

    Ping Pong Diplomacy
    Forrest played ping-pong and went to state championship.
    "Ping pong diplomacy refers to the exchange of table tennis players between the united states and People's Republic of China in the early 1970's"
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  • Nike's

    Nike's
    Jenny gives Forrest Gump a pair of white Nike's.
    "The company was founded on January 25, 1964, as Blue Ribon sports by Bill Bowerman and Phill knight, and officially became Nike, inc on may 30, 1971.
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  • Hurricane Carmen

    Hurricane Carmen
    In the movie Forrest's boat was the only boat to survive in Hurricane Carmen. Hurricane Carmen was the most intense tropical cyclone of the 1974 Atlantic hurricane season.
  • Apple

    Apple
    In the movie Forrest says "some kind of fruit company"
    Apple was created and turned into a huge profit very quickly
  • John Lennon

    John Lennon
    Forrest sat in an interview with John Lennon.
    "John Lennon was an English musician and singer who was one of the following members of the beatles."
  • AIDs

    AIDs
    Jenny got sick in the movie and the doctors didn't know what she had, she had HIV. 1981 ,arks the AIDs outbreak in the world.