wdstfsentences.docx - \u201cWe Didn\u2019t Start the Fire\u201d Sentences 1 Harry Truman \u2013 Truman became president eighty-two days after President Franklin D

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“We Didn’t Start the Fire” Sentences1.Harry Truman – Truman became president eighty-two days after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s unexpected death. He called his first year as President “a year of decisions”, and in this year, he oversawthe ending of WWII and participated in the Potsdam conference in order to govern defeated Germany.2.Doris Day – Doris was an actress and singer with a “girl next door” image. She was voted Top-Box-OfficeFemale Star for 4 straight years during the early ‘60s. Also, she’s turned down and honorary Academy award and Kennedy Center Honors Award because flying out to accept there in person would be impossible.3.Johnnie Ray – He was a popular American singer, songwriter and pianist for most of the 1950’s. He is cited by major critics as a major precursor of what would become rock and roll, for his jazz and blues-influenced music and his animated stage personality. In 1952, he rose very quickly from obscurity to stardom in the U.S.4.Walter Winchell – Winchell was an American newspaper and radio gossip commentator famous for attempting to destroy the careers of people both private and public whom he disliked. By the 1930s, hewas an intimate friend of Owney Madden, New York’s No. 1 gang leader of the prohibition era.5.Joe DiMaggio – He is considered a baseball legend because of a record 56-game hitting streak and won nine World Series titles during his 13 years with the New York Yankees. After retirement, he was briefly married to Marilyn Monroe and was elected into the Hall of Fame in 1955.6.Studebaker – It was an American wagon and automobile manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana. Founded in 1852 and incorporated in 1868 under the name of the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company, the company was originally a producer of wagons for farmers, miners, and the military.7.Marilyn Monroe – She was an American actress and model that was famous for playing comic “dumb blonde” characters. She also became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 50s, emblematic of the era’s attitudes towards sexuality.
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