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ⓘ 1950s. 1956 – Suez Crisis 1953 – Edmund Hillary is the first man on Mount Everest. 1953 – Structure of DNA published by James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice ..




1950s
                                     

ⓘ 1950s

  • 1956 – Suez Crisis
  • 1953 – Edmund Hillary is the first man on Mount Everest.
  • 1953 – Structure of DNA published by James Watson, Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins.
  • 1956 – Hungarian Revolution of 1956
  • 1957 – Sputnik launched.
  • 1954 – Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends Frances colonization of Vietnam and leads to division of Vietnam into North and South.
  • 1958 – Treaty of Rome
  • 1950–1953 Korean War.
  • 1959 – Fidel Castro becomes the Prime Minister of Cuba.
                                     

1. Important people

  • David Ben-Gurion, prime minister of Israel
  • Fidel Castro, president of Cuba
  • Nikita Khrushchev, leader of the Soviet Union
  • Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of United Kingdom
  • Charles de Gaulle, president of France
  • Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia
  • Chuck Berry, American rock & roll musician
  • Ludwig Erhard, German chancellor
  • Paul Newman, American actor
  • Mao Zedong, Chairman of the Communist Party of China
  • Pope John XXIII, Pope from 1958
  • Harry S. Truman, President of the US until 1953
  • Elvis Presley, American singer
  • George VI, British king until 1952
  • James Dean, American actor
  • Alfred Hitchcock, writer
  • Hirohito, Emperor of Japan
  • Konrad Adenauer, German chancellor
  • Joseph Stalin, dictator of the USSR
  • Marilyn Monroe, American actress
  • Buddy Holly, American singer
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the US 1953–1961
  • Gamal Abdel Nasser, president of Egypt
  • Francisco Franco, dictator of Spain
  • Juan Peron, President of Argentina
  • Pope Pius XII, Pope until 1958
  • Kim Il-Sung, dictator of North Korea
  • Jawaharlal Nehru, prime minister of India
  • Bo Diddley, American rock & roll musician
  • Rene Coty, president of France
  • Elizabeth II, British queen since 1952
                                     
  • year of the 1950s decade.. January 5 U. S Senator Estes Kefauver introduces a law asking for the government to study crime in the U. S January 9
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  • The 1950 Formula One season was the first edition of the championship. The champion was Giussepe Farina in a close battle. A The Indianapolis 500 was
  • Winchester 73 is a 1950 American western movie directed by Anthony Mann and starring James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally, Rock
  • Convicted is a 1950 American crime film noir drama directed by Henry Levin and is the third adaption film the 1929 play The Criminal Code by Martin Flavin
  • Asssam - Tibet earthquake, also called the Assam earthquake, happened on 15 August 1950 The earthquake had a magnitude of 8.6. It killed 1, 526 people. It was the
  • The Glass Menagerie is a 1950 American drama movie directed by Irving Rapper and stars Jane Wyman, Kirk Douglas, Gertrude Lawrence, Arthur Kennedy. It
  • Rock and roll is a form of rock music developed in the 1950s and 1960 s Rock music combines many kinds of music from the United States, such as country