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    Billy Joel 40 years

  • Television

    For more Reading go here!Television is becoming widespread (in black and white format) and becomes the most popular means of advertising
  • H-Bomb

    For more info CLICK HERE!H-Bomb is in the middle of its development as a nuclear weapon, announced in early 1950 and first tested in late 1952.
  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan
    CLICK HERE for more infoPeter Pan is broadcast on TV live and in color from the 1954 version of the stage musical starring Mary Martin on March 7. Disney released an animated version the previous year
  • Rockefeller

    For more info CLICK HERE!Winthrop Rockefeller and his wife Barbara are involved in a highly publicized divorce, culminating in 1954 with a record-breaking $5.5 million settlement
  • Polio Vaccine

    Polio Vaccine
    For more info CLICK HereThe vaccine for polio is privately tested by Jonas Salk
  • Albert Einstein dies

    Albert Einstein dies
    For more INFO CLICK HERE!Albert Einstein dies on April 18 at the age of 76
  • Disneyland opens

     Disneyland opens
    Click here for more infoDisneyland opens on July 17 as Walt Disney's first theme park.
  • Elvis Presley signs

    Elvis Presley signs
    CLICK HERE for more info!Elvis Presley signs with RCA Records on November 21, beginning his pop career.
  • Hula hoops

    Hula hoops
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    Hula hoops reach 100 million in sales as the latest toy fad.
  • The Mafia

    The Mafia
    CLICK Here for more infoThe Mafia are the center of attention for the FBI and public attention builds to this organized crime society with a historically Sicilian-American origin.