1950s Timeline

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1950s Timeline

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1950s Timeline

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Super Glue was invented on 1951. The glue came from the chemical name, Cyanoacrylate.

Mr. Potato Head was an exclusive toy on April 30th, 1952. It became the most popular toy back in the 1950s.

Mr. Potato Head

CBS was the first program to produce colour on a commerical. The first show with colour was "Premiere", starring Ed Sullivan, etc.

Joseph Stalin was the leader of the Soviet Union and died by smoking heavy (suffered from atherosclerosis) at the age of 74 on March 5 1953.

Joseph Stalin

The USS Nautilus (SSN-571) was the world's first atomic submarine to launch on January 21, 1954.

Disneyland opens on July 17, 1955.

Rosa Parks, a 42 year old African-American, declined to give up her seat to a white man. She was arrested and fined for breaking the law on December 1, 1955.

Rosa Parks

The telephone answering machine (Model 500 Telephone) was created by Bell Laboratories and Western Electric in 1950.

Elvis Presley's song, "Heartbreak Hotel" was the #1 song (Rock and Roll) on 1956.

The book, "The Cat In The Cat" was published by Dr. Seuss on March 12, 1957.

The LEGO Toy Bricks was patented on January 28, 1958. Ole Kirk Christiansen invented LEGO Toy Bricks.

The Hula Hoop was invented by Arthur K. Melin and Richard Kner in 1958.

The Sound Of Music opens on broadway on 1959.

Disneyland

USS Nautilus


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