1950's

Color TV was introduced, the polio vaccine was discovered and Disneyland opened. Princess Elizabeth became Queen at age 25, Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, Dr. Seuss published “Cat in the Hat” and Elvis appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show”. The Cold War continued as the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union began. Playboy Magazine debuts, Segregation ruled illegal in the U.S. and Fidel Castro becomes Dictator of Cuba.

1950

  • Korean War begins when North Korea Communist forces invade South Korea.
  • Charles Schultz introduces the "Peanuts" comic strip.
  • "Sunset Boulevard," "All About Eve" and "Born Yesterday" top the movie charts.
  • Era of McCarthyism begins.
  • The first Xerox machine is introduced.
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1952

  • George VI of England dies and daughter Elizabeth II takes the throne.
  • "The Jackie Gleason Show" debuts on TV and runs for two decades.
  • 56 million watch Richard Nixon's "Checkers" speech on TV.
  • Nobel peace prize awarded to Dr. Albert Schweitzer.
  • Jonas Salk develops the polio vaccine.
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1954

  • Nasser becomes premier of Egypt.
  • "Bill Haley and the Comets" burst onto the music stage.
  • Geneva Conference brings peace to Vietnam, dividing the country at the 17th parallel.
  • World Series broadcast in color for first time.
  • At Army v. McCarthy hearing, Senate votes to condemn Sen. McCarthy for misconduct.
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1956

  • Nikita Krushchev, First Secretary of USSR Communist Party, denounces Stalin's excesses.
  • Elvis Presley emerges as one of the world's first rock stars.
  • Egypt takes control of Suez Canal, Israel launches attack on Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
  • Soviet troops and tanks crush anti-communist uprisings in Hungary.
  • Woody Guthrie debuts "This Land is Your Land."
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1958

  • Kruschev becomes Premier of Soviet Union.
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules unanimously that Little Rock, Ark schools must integrate.
  • Gen. Charles de Gaulle becomes French premier.
  • Billboard debuts it's Hot 100 Chart and Ricky Nelson's "Poor Little Fool" is #1.
  • Truman Capote publishes "Breakfast at Tiffany's."
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1951

  • Julius & Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for treason.
  • Color Television introduced in the U.S.
  • UNIVAC, the first business computer to handle alphabetic & numeric data, is introduced.
  • "All About Eve" starring Bette Davis wins the Oscar.
  • John Foster Dulles hammers out the Treaty of Peace with Japan in San Francisco with 49 nations.
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1953

  • Gen Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated President of United States. Richard Nixon V.P.
  • Alleged Communist Charlie Chaplin leaves U.S. forever.
  • East Berliners rise against Communist rule.
  • "Playboy Magazine" debuts with a nude Marilyn Monroe on the cover.
  • Maureen Connolly and Vic Seixas win at Wimbledon.
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1955

  • Rosa Parks refusal to sit in the back of the bus triggers desegregated service on buses.
  • "Gunsmoke" debuts on CBS TV and becomes TV's longest running western.
  • Churchill resigns and Anthony Eden succeeds him.
  • "On the Waterfront" sweeps the Oscars and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof debuts on Broadway.
  • Argentina ousts dictator Juan Peron.
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1957

  • Russia launches Sputnik.
  • Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story" debuts on Broadway.
  • Eisenhower sends troops as the "Little Rock Nine" integrate Arkansas High School.
  • Jack Kerouc publishes "On the Road."
  • Charles Van Doren, Columbia University professor wins $129,000 on Quiz show only to be later exposed as having been given answers.
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1959

  • Fidel Castro assumes power in Cuba. President Batista resigns and flees.
  • The first "Grammy Awards" debut with Frank Sinatra winning for best male vocalist.
  • Alaska and Hawaii become the 49th and 50th states.
  • D.H. Lawrence publishes "Lady Chatterly's Lover" and furor erupts.
  • The Barbie Doll is introduced.
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1950's

Color TV was introduced, the polio vaccine was discovered and Disneyland opened. Princess Elizabeth became Queen at age 25, Grace Kelly married Prince Rainier III of Monaco, Dr. Seuss published “Cat in the Hat” and Elvis appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show”. The Cold War continued as the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union began. Playboy Magazine debuts, Segregation ruled illegal in the U.S. and Fidel Castro becomes Dictator of Cuba.

1950

  • Korean War begins when North Korea Communist forces invade South Korea.
  • Charles Schultz introduces the "Peanuts" comic strip.
  • "Sunset Boulevard," "All About Eve" and "Born Yesterday" top the movie charts.
  • Era of McCarthyism begins.
  • The first Xerox machine is introduced.
Order Now!

1951

  • Julius & Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for treason.
  • Color Television introduced in the U.S.
  • UNIVAC, the first business computer to handle alphabetic & numeric data, is introduced.
  • "All About Eve" starring Bette Davis wins the Oscar.
  • John Foster Dulles hammers out the Treaty of Peace with Japan in San Francisco with 49 nations.
Order Now!

1952

  • George VI of England dies and daughter Elizabeth II takes the throne.
  • "The Jackie Gleason Show" debuts on TV and runs for two decades.
  • 56 million watch Richard Nixon's "Checkers" speech on TV.
  • Nobel peace prize awarded to Dr. Albert Schweitzer.
  • Jonas Salk develops the polio vaccine.
Order Now!

1953

  • Gen Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugurated President of United States. Richard Nixon V.P.
  • Alleged Communist Charlie Chaplin leaves U.S. forever.
  • East Berliners rise against Communist rule.
  • "Playboy Magazine" debuts with a nude Marilyn Monroe on the cover.
  • Maureen Connolly and Vic Seixas win at Wimbledon.
Order Now!

1954

  • Nasser becomes premier of Egypt.
  • "Bill Haley and the Comets" burst onto the music stage.
  • Geneva Conference brings peace to Vietnam, dividing the country at the 17th parallel.
  • World Series broadcast in color for first time.
  • At Army v. McCarthy hearing, Senate votes to condemn Sen. McCarthy for misconduct.
Order Now!

1955

  • Rosa Parks refusal to sit in the back of the bus triggers desegregated service on buses.
  • "Gunsmoke" debuts on CBS TV and becomes TV's longest running western.
  • Churchill resigns and Anthony Eden succeeds him.
  • "On the Waterfront" sweeps the Oscars and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof debuts on Broadway.
  • Argentina ousts dictator Juan Peron.
Order Now!

1956

  • Nikita Krushchev, First Secretary of USSR Communist Party, denounces Stalin's excesses.
  • Elvis Presley emerges as one of the world's first rock stars.
  • Egypt takes control of Suez Canal, Israel launches attack on Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
  • Soviet troops and tanks crush anti-communist uprisings in Hungary.
  • Woody Guthrie debuts "This Land is Your Land."
Order Now!

1957

  • Russia launches Sputnik.
  • Leonard Bernstein's "West Side Story" debuts on Broadway.
  • Eisenhower sends troops as the "Little Rock Nine" integrate Arkansas High School.
  • Jack Kerouc publishes "On the Road."
  • Charles Van Doren, Columbia University professor wins $129,000 on Quiz show only to be later exposed as having been given answers.
Order Now!

1958

  • Kruschev becomes Premier of Soviet Union.
  • U.S. Supreme Court rules unanimously that Little Rock, Ark schools must integrate.
  • Gen. Charles de Gaulle becomes French premier.
  • Billboard debuts it's Hot 100 Chart and Ricky Nelson's "Poor Little Fool" is #1.
  • Truman Capote publishes "Breakfast at Tiffany's."
Order Now!

1959

  • Fidel Castro assumes power in Cuba. President Batista resigns and flees.
  • The first "Grammy Awards" debut with Frank Sinatra winning for best male vocalist.
  • Alaska and Hawaii become the 49th and 50th states.
  • D.H. Lawrence publishes "Lady Chatterly's Lover" and furor erupts.
  • The Barbie Doll is introduced.
Order Now!

Take a look at all the available years to purchase.