We Didn't Start The Fire By SwaggerGirl:) Feb 3, 1950 Marilyn Monroe Attempts suicide after death of her friend that asked to marry him over and over ,but she would still say no. Soon later Marlyn would marry oe Dimaggio. Jul 1, 1952 Liberace Popular television show for his Musical Entertainment. Apr 12, 1954 Rock Around The Clock Hit single released by Bill Halley and his comets. Feb 3, 1955 Elvis Presley Signed with RCA Records November 12 finally began his pop carrer. Mar 7, 1955 Peter Pan Broadcast on live tv and in color. Jul 17, 1955 Disney Land Opens on July 17 as Walt Disney's first theme park. Apr 18, 1956 Princess Grace Releases last film "High Society" and marries Prince Rainer III of Monaco. Sep 19, 1960 Chubby Cheeker Popularizes the dance "The Twist" with his song of the same name. Feb 8, 1983 Crack Cocaine use surged in the mid-to-lte 1980's. Sep 19, 1983 Wheel Of Fortune Hit television show since 1983.