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  • Johnnie Ray

    Johnnie Ray
    For more Infosigns his first recording contract with Okeh Records, although he would not become popular for another two years.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    For more infodeclare war after Northern forces stream south on June 25.
  • England's got a new Queen.

    England's got a new Queen.
    For more infoQueen Elizabeth II succeeds to the throne of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth Realms upon the death of her father, George VI, and is crowned the next year.
  • Albert's Death

    Albert's Death
    <a href=http://einstein.biz/' >For more info</a>dies on April 18 at the age of 76.
  • Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley
    For more info. Elvis Presley signs with RCA Records on November 21, beginning his pop career.
  • Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan
    For more infoBob Dylan is signed to Columbia Records after a New York Times review by critic Robert Shelton.
  • British Beatle mania

    British Beatle mania
    For more infoThe Beatles, a British rock group, gain Ringo Starr as drummer and Brian Epstein as manager, and join the EMI's Parlophone label. They soon become the world's most famous rock band, with the word "Beatlemania" adopted by the press for their fans' unprecedented enthusiasm. It also began the British Invasion in the United States.
  • Birth Control pills

    Birth Control pills
    For more infoIn 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. In 1968, Pope Paul VI released a papal encyclical entitled Humanae Vitae which declared artificial birth control a sin.
  • Wheel of Fortune

    Wheel of Fortune
    For more InfoA hit television game show which has been TV's highest-rated syndicated program since 1983.
  • 10. Rock-and-roller cola wars

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