Analysis Of Brando, The King And I, And The Catcher In The Rye
Panmunjom, Korea is where negotiations between the United Nations and the Communist North Koreans to end the Korean War took place. The separation between North Korea and South Korea was originally the 38th Parallel, but the new truce decided on a boundary between the countries that was more defensible. The countries also exchanged prisoners-of-war as a result of the Panmunjom negotiations.
Brando, The King And I, and The Catcher In The Rye
This is the last line that Joel wrote about for the early 1950’s, where he connected a few extremely popular figures. Actors, broadway plays, and books were all popular hobbies people took part in …show more content…
D. Salinger was an extremely popular book among teens, as it portrayed their attitudes and feelings towards life.
Eisenhower, Vaccine, England's got a new queen
Joel highlights important political figures in the year of 1952. This line includes both political figures for the United States and England, and vaccines created for both places and the rest of the world.
Dwight D. Eisenhower was the Supreme Commander in World War II against the Nazis. He later became a popular president of the United States. "I like Ike" was the motto of his followers.
The vaccine to the polio disease was discovered by Jonas Salk and distributed to the world.
On February 6, 1952, Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne upon the death of her father, King George 6. Her coronation didn't take place until June 2, 1953. This was a great event, not only in Britain but in all the countries of the British Commonwealth. It was also big news in the United States and many other countries as well. Filmed documentaries of the event circulated in Commonwealth countries for a long time after the event and every school child was taken to organized cinema screenings in school time.
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Perón pursued social policies aimed at empowering the working class. His wife Evita was known for helping the poor. He was strongly anti-American and anti-British, confiscating much of the British and American-owned assets in Argentina. In 1955, he was overthrown. It wasn't until 1973 that he returned to power. He died shortly afterward in 1974.
Arturo Toscanini was a world-famous conductor and was considered to have been one of the greatest classical conductors of all time. On April 4, 1954, Toscanini suffered a memory lapse during the performance. That was the last time he conducted live in public. He died at the age of 89 in 1957.
A new wonder-material Dacron hit the market.
Dien Bien Phu Falls, Rock Around the Clock
The French lose control over Indo-China—now known as Vietnam—with the fall of the city Dien Bien Phu
Bill Haley and the Comets came out with what was considered the first rock-and-roll hit song, “Rock Around the Clock”. It was the theme music for the popular movie Blackboard Jungle.
Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn's got a winning team
Albert Einstein developed the Theory of Relativity in 1903 and was considered one the world's smartest scientists. He became a popular figure in the later years of his life. He died in