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We didn't start the fire, Nick Knotts

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  • H Bomb

    H Bomb
    Click here for more!H-Bomb is in the middle of its development as a nuclear weapon, announced in early 1950 and first tested in late 1952.
  • Joseph Stalin

    Joseph Stalin
    Click here for more.Joseph Stalin dies on March 5, yielding his position as leader of the Soviet Union.
  • Little Rock

    Little Rock
    Click for more info.Little Rock, Arkansas is the site of an anti-integration standoff, as Governor Orval Faubus stops the Little Rock Nine from attending Little Rock Central High School and President Dwight D. Eisenhower deploys the 101st Airborne Division to counteract him.
  • Buddy Holly

    Buddy Holly
    Click for more.Buddy Holly dies in a plane crash on February 3 with Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper, in a day that had a devastating impact on the country and youth culture.
  • U-2

    For more info click here.U-2: An American U-2 spy plane piloted by Francis Gary Powers was shot down over the Soviet Union, causing the U-2 Crisis of 1960.
  • Moon Landing

    Moon Landing
    Info CLICK HERE!Moonshot: Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing, successfully lands on the moon.
  • Terror on the airline

    Terror on the airline
    Info HERETerror on the airline: Numerous aircraft hijackings took place, specifically, the Palestinian hijack of Air France Flight 139 and the subsequent Operation Entebbe in Uganda.
  • Menachem Begin becomes Prime Minister of Israel in 1977

    Menachem Begin becomes Prime Minister of Israel in 1977
    Info HEREMenachem Begin becomes Prime Minister of Israel in 1977.
  • AIDS

    Aids infoAIDS: A collection of symptoms and infections in humans resulting from the specific damage to the immune system caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It is first detected and recognized in the 1980s, and was on its way to becoming a pandemic.
  • Martial Law

    Martial Law
    INFOChina's under martial law: On May 20, China declares martial law, enabling them to use force of arms against protesting students to end the Tiananmen Square protests.