Billy joel

Music Video ' We Didnt Start the Fire ' by billy joel

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    By These events , Billy Joel mentioned these in his song . He was thinking to himself one day and was writing down all the stuff that has happened and he realized he wrote a song . So its now famous as " We Didnt Start the Fire " by Billy Joel
  • In 1945

    In 1945
    Harry TrumanHarry Truman is inaugurated as U.S. president after being elected in 1948 to his own term; previously he was sworn into following the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt. He authorized the use of atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki , Japan during the World War II, on August 6 and August 9, 1945, respectively.
  • 1950

    IN 1950
    Marilyn Monroe soars in popularity with five new movies, and attempts suicide after the death of friend Johnny Hyde who asked to marry her several times, but she refused respectfully . Monroe would later (1954) be married for a brief time to Joe DiMaggio.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    IN 1956
    Alabama is the site of the Montgomery Bus Boycott which ultimately led to the removal of the last race laws in the USA. Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr figured that out .
  • Syngman Rhee

    Syngman Rhee
    IN 1960
    Syngman Rhee was rescued by the CIA after being forced to resign as leader of South Korea for allegedly fixing an election and embezzling more than twenty million U.S. dollars.
  • 1963 Pope Paul VI

    1963 Pope Paul VI
    Pope Paul VI released a papal encyclical entitled Humanae Vitae which declared artificial birth control a sin.
  • 1965 Birth Control

    1965 Birth Control
    IN 1965
    In the early 1960s, oral contraceptives, popularly known as "the pill", first go on the market and are extremely popular. Griswold v. Connecticut in 1965 challenged a Connecticut law prohibiting contraceptives.
  • 1974

    Watergate is a Political scandal that began when the Democratic National Committee's headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, DC was broken into.
  • 1976

    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.
  • 1977

    Ronald Reagan wasPresident of the United States from 1981 to 1989; first attempted in 1976 to run for president.
  • 1979

    Ayatollah's in Iran. During the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the West-backed and U.S.-installed Shah is overthrown as the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini gains power after years in exile.