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Joels First 40 years

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    Joels First 40 Years

  • Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio

    Joseph Paul "Joe" DiMaggio
    for more info Joe DiMaggio and the New York Yankees go to the World Series five times in the 1940s, winning four of them.
  • H-Bomb (deadly nuclear weapon

    H-Bomb (deadly nuclear weapon
    for more infoH-Bomb is in the middle of its development as a nuclear weapon, announced in early 1950 and first tested in late 1952
  • Sugar Ray

    Sugar Ray
    for more info Sugar Ray Robinson, a champion welterweight boxer
  • Albert Einstein Death

    Albert Einstein Death
    for more info Albert Einstein dies on April 18 at the age of 76.
  • Disneyland

    for more infoDisneyland opens on July 17 as Walt Disney's first theme park.
  • Mickey Mantle

    Mickey Mantle
    for more infoMickey Mantle is in the middle of his career as a famous New York Yankees outfielder and American League All-Star for the sixth year in a row.
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler
    for more infoAdolf Eichmann, a "most wanted" Nazi war criminal, is traced to Argentina and captured by Mossad agents. He is covertly taken to Israel where he is put on trial for crimes against humanity in Germany during World War II, convicted, and hanged.
  • JFK Blown Away

    JFK Blown Away
    for more infoJFK blown away: President John F. Kennedy is assassinated on November 22 while riding in an open convertible through Dallas.
  • Aids

    for more infoA collection of symptoms and infections in humans resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is first detected and recognized in the 1980s, and was on its way to becoming a pandemic.
  • Crack

    for more infoCrack cocaine use surged in the mid-to-late 1980s