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Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
Diana L.  Digital Scrapbook
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  • 1. 1954- 1964 Diana Lopez June 16, 2008 Period 4 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964
  • 2. All about ME!
    • This is me through out my school years.
    • Look how much I have grown up
    • I was born on March 3, 1950 in Nebraska.
    Age 4 Age 6 Age 9 Age 12 Age 13 Age 19 Age 15 Age 18 Age 20 Age 21 Age 25
  • 3. 1954
    • Josheph McCarthy discredited in Army-McCarthy hearings
    • The World Series is broadcasted in color for the first time. NY Giants defeat Cleveland (4-0)
    • Robert Jeffrey Ballet debuts
    • Sports illustrated is born
    • Brown vs. board of education
    • M & M Peanut Chocolate Candies were introduced
    • Minimum wage is $0.80- $1.20
    • Roger Bannister Breaks the Four-Minute Mile
    • The CIA organises the overthrow of Guatemala’s democratically elected president Jacobo Arbenz Guzman (Operation PBSUCCESS)
    Elvis Presley makes his first record My mom loves Elvis My best friend and I used to play Medieval Castle Fort by Marx John Travolta is born I love you!!!!
  • 4. 1954 My family is very rich so we had two cars, and a brand new refrigerator
  • 5. 1955
    • Rosa Parks boycotts the bus
    • Dr. Jonas Salk   developed a vaccine for  polio
    • AFL and CIO merge in America’s largest labor union
    • Warsaw Pact
    Thanks to Dr. Salk, my sister had her second Christmas We heard this over the radio
  • 6. 1956 Age 19
    • Interstate Highway Act
    • United States Presidential Election
    Mom and Dad vote for Eisenhower My grandma voting! Everyone took this highway to go visit us at home
  • 7. 1956
    • US refuses to support the Hungarian Revolution
    • Elvis Gyrates on Ed Sullivan’s Show
    • Grace Kelly Marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco
    • Suez Crisis
    • T.V. Remote Control Invented
    • Velcro Introduced
    • Play-doh begins manufacturing
  • 8. 1957
    • Elvis is in concert
    • My flirty cousins all over Elvis after making his fist record
    • Eisenhower Doctrine
    • Civil Right Act of 1957
    • Soviets launch Sputnik; “Space Race begins”
    • First nuclear power plant goes into service
    • Little Rock, Arkansas school desegregation
    • Dr.Seuss Publishes The Cat in the Hat
  • 9. 1958
    • National Defense Education Act
    • NASA formed
    • The Integrated circuit created
    • Boris Pasternak Refuses Nobel Prize
    • Chinese Leader Mao Zedong Launches the "Great Leap Forward"
    • Hope Diamond is Donated to the Smithsonian
    • Hula Hoops Become Popular
    • Lego Toy Bricks First Introduced
    • NASA Founded
    • Peace Symbol Created
  • 10. 1959 My sister and I used to play with the new barbies.
    • Cuban Revolution
    • Landrum-Griffin Act
    • Alaska and Hawaii become a states
    • Castro Becomes Dictator of Cuba
    • International Treaty Makes Antarctica Scientific Preserve
    • Kitchen Debate Between Nixon and Khrushchev
    • The Sound of Music Opens on Broadway
    • U.S. Quiz Shows Found to be Fixed
    My family was glad that Alaska became a state because we wanted to visit our family over there My dad took us to see it when it was on Broadway
  • 11. 1960 My dream car We got a TELEVISION!!! A colleague I did during college
    • Onion John by Joseph Krumgold
  • 12. 1960
    • Summer home
  • 13. 1961 Day Dress my aunt wore in the 60’s
    • Adolf Eichmann on Trial for Role in Holocaust
    • Bay of Pigs Invasion
    • Berlin Wall Built
    • Peace Corps Founded
    • Soviets Launch First Man in Space
    • Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell 
    My dad was into Politics so I learned about it a lot.
  • 14. 1962
    • Andy Warhol Exhibits His Campbell's Soup Can
    • Cuban Missile Crisis
    • First Person Killed Trying to Cross the Berlin Wall
    • Marilyn Monroe Found Dead
    • Rachel Carson Publishes Silent Spring
    • The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
  • 15. 1963
    • Makaha- original skateboard
    • JFK was assassinated in front of his wife
    • Betty Friedan Publishes The Feminine Mystique
    • JFK Assassinated
    • Martin Luther King Jr. Makes His "I Have a Dream" Speech
    • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle Wojciechowska 
    My dad traveled to see it My bro learned how to skateboard
  • 16. 1964
    • It's Like This, Cat by Emily Neville 
    • Beatles Become Popular in U.S.
    • Cassius Clay (a.k.a. Muhammad Ali) Becomes World Heavyweight Champion
    • Civil Rights Act Passes in U.S.
    • Hasbro Launches GI Joe Action Figure
    • Nelson Mandela Sentenced to Life in Prison
    • Warren Report on JFK's Assassination Issued
  • 17. References