Reagan cold war timeline

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  • Harry Truman

    Harry Truman
    Truman was inaugarated because of the death of Franklin Roosevelt During WWII.
    ~economic/political event~
  • South Pacific

    South Pacific
    An award winning broadway musical opens on April, 7.
    ~cultural event~
  • Doris Day

    Doris Day
    Doris Day Becomes well known from the film My Dream Is Yours. It premiered April 16, 1949.
    ~important People~
  • Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe
    Marilyn soars in popularity after multiple new movies including The Asphault Jungle. She was in her prime time around 1950. ide and rumored romances.
    ~important people~
  • North Korea and South Korea

    North Korea and South Korea
    North and South Korea declare war on eachother.
    ~economic/political event~
  • Richard Nixon

    Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon is first elected to the United States Senate.
    ~economic/political event~
  • The King and I

    The King and I
    The popular broadway musical opens March, 29.
    ~cultural event~
  • The Catcher in the Rye

    The Catcher in the Rye
    J. D. Salinger's controversial novel is first published on July, 16.
    ~cultural event~
  • England's got a new queen

    England's got a new queen
    Queen Elizabeth II succeeds to the throne of the United Kingdom after her father died.
    ~economic/political event~
  • vaccine

    A vaccine for polio was invented and privatly tested by Jonas Stalk. The vaccine was later revealed to the public.
    ~major event~
  • Marciano

    Rocky Marciano defeats Jersey Joe Walcott and becomes the new heavy weight champion.
    ~cultural event~
  • Santayana goodbye

    Santayana goodbye
    George Santayana, famous philosopher and writer, dies on September 26.
  • Eisenhower

    Dwight D. Eisenhower is elected as US president.
    ~economic/political event~
  • Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union, dies.
    ~political/economic event~
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Sergei Prokofiev
    A Rusian composer, Sergei Prokofiev, dies on March 5th.
    ~important people~
  • Roy Campanella

    Roy Campanella
    An African-American major league baseball player recieves MVP for the 2nd time around 1953.
    ~important people~
  • Malenkov

    Malenkov suceeds Stalin because of his death.
    ~economic/political event~
  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan
    Peter Pan is broadcast on TV starring Mary Martin.
    ~cultural event~
  • Roy Cohn

    Roy Cohn
    Roy Cohn, Joseph McCarthy's cheif of counsil, resigns in April of 1954.
    ~important people~
  • Rock Around the Clock

    Rock Around the Clock
    Bill Haley realeased his hit-single "Rock Around The Clock".
    ~cultural event~
  • Davy Crockett

    Davy Crockett
    "Davy Crockett" becomes a popular Disney TV series.
    ~cultural event~
  • Einstein

    Albert Einstein dies at age 76.
    ~major event~
  • Disneyland

    Disneyland first opens as Walt Disney's first themepark.
    ~major event~
  • James Dean

    James Dean
    After much success, James Dean dies in an automobile accident at age 24.
    ~important people~
  • Brooklyn's got a winning team

    Brooklyn's got a winning team
    The Brooklyn Dodgers win the World Series for their first time.
    ~cultural event~
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    Elvis Presley Signs with RCA records and begins his pop career.
    ~important people~
  • Alabama

    Alabama is the site of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
    ~major event~
  • Khrushchev

    Kruschev makes his famous "Secret Speech".
    ~economic/political event~
  • Trouble in the Suez

    Trouble in the Suez
    Egypt nationolizes the Suez canal.
    ~major event~
  • Pasternak

    Russian author, Boris Pasternak, published Doctor Zhivago in 1957.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik is the first sattelite launched by the Soviet Union. It marked the beginning of the space race.
    ~major event~
  • Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly
    Holly dies in a plane crash in February.
  • Ben-Hur

    Ben-Hur was a film based around the new estament starring Charlton Heston. It premiered on November, 18, and later won 11 academy awards.
    ~cultural event~
  • Psycho

    An Alfred Hitchcock thriller, based on a novel by Robert Bloch, premiered on June 16, 1960.
    ~cultural event~
  • Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway commis suicide after dealing with depression.
  • Ole' Miss

    Ole' Miss
    James Meredith integrates the University of Mississippi for the first time.
    ~major event~
  • British Beatlemania

    British Beatlemania
    Beatlmania is a term describing the fan frenzy for a band called "The Beatles" that originated in the UK then spread to the US. They were first recognized in the Uk when their first hit-single "Love Me Do" was released October 5, 1962. They sarked the british invasion of US pop charts.
    ~cultural event~
  • Woodstock

    Woodstock was a famous music and art festival held in Bethel, New York. It took place from August 15-18.
    ~major event~
  • Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of Fortune
    A hit game show, Wheel of Fortune, first aired January 6, 1975.
    ~cultural event~
  • Punk rock

    Punk rock
    Punk Rock became extremely popular in the UK and the US between 1974 and 1976. Bands such as the ramones were highly known for punk rock.
    ~cultural event~
  • Reagan

    Ronald Reagan is elected as president of the United States of America.
  • cola wars

    cola wars
    Coke and Pepsi companies both advertise with rock-androll to attract young audiences. The cola wars were most intense around the 1980s to the 1990s.
    ~cultural event~