Key event for song..." We Didn't Start The Fire"

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  • Red China

    Red China
    Communists took control of China after a struggle starting before World War II. Red China entered the Korean War in the 1950s, when it looked like the U.N. forces would defeat Communist North Korea.
  • Sugar Ray

    Sugar Ray
    Sugar Ray Robinson was the middle-weight boxing champion of the world. At the time considered pound-for-pound the best boxer ever. He was also highly personable and popular.
  • Trouble in the Suez

    Trouble in the Suez
    The Suez Crisis boils as Egypt nationalizes the Suez Canal on October 29
  • Ole' Miss

    Ole' Miss
    James Meredith integrates the University of Mississippi
  • Moonshot

    Moonshot
    Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, successfully lands on the moon
  • Terror on the airline

    Terror on the airline
    Numerous aircraft hijackings took place, specifically, the Palestinian hijack of Air France Flight 139 and the subsequent Operation Entebbe in Uganda.
  • Ronald Reagan

    Ronald Reagan
    President of the United States from 1981 to 1989; first attempted in 1976 to run for president.
    [edit] 1976
  • Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of Fortune
    A hit television game show which has been TV's highest-rated syndicated program since 1983
  • Bernie Goetz

    Bernie Goetz
    : On December 22, Mr. Goetz shot four young men who he said were threatening him on a New York City subway. Goetz was charged with attempted murder but was acquitted of the charges, though convicted of carrying an unlicensed gun
  • Rock-and-roller cola wars

    Rock-and-roller cola wars
    Soft drink giants Coke and Pepsi each run marketing campaigns using rock & roll and popular music stars to reach the young adult demographic.