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    joels life from we didnt start the fire

  • king and i musical

    king and i musical
    king and i infoThe King and I, musical, opens on Broadway. 14 songs and one of the best musicals back then
  • Dacron, the fiber

    Dacron, the fiber
    for more infoDacron is an early artificial fiber made from the same plastic as polyester.
  • on the road

    on the road
    welll......Jack Kerouac publishes his first novel in seven years, On the Road.
  • lebanon

    clickLebanon is engulfed in a political and religious crisis that eventually involves U.S. intervention.
  • JFK election!

    JFK election!
    click this!!John F. Kennedy beats Richard Nixon in the November 8 general election
  • JFK blown away

    JFK blown away
    click this! President John F. Kennedy is assassinated on November 22 while riding in an open convertible through Dallas.
  • Moonshot!

    well...Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, successfully lands on the moon.
  • Russians in Afghanistan:

    Russians in Afghanistan:
    click Following their move into Afghanistan, Soviet forces fight a ten-year war, from 1979 to 1989.
  • Wheel of fortune

    Wheel of fortune
    clickA hit television game show which has been TV's highest-rated syndicated program since 1983
  • Cola wars

    Cola wars
    clickSoft drink giants Coke and Pepsi each run marketing campaigns using rock & roll and popular music stars to reach the teenage and young adult demographic.