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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
    • www.picasaweb.google.com/.../3C5tLk5uXDmDkczi9mRgqw
    • www.google.com/images
    • http://www.timewarptoys.com/
    • http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade50.html
    • http://www.shs58.org/cars/
    • http://kclibrary.nhmccd.edu/decade60.html
    • http://objflicks.com/TakeMeBackToTheSixties.htm