Fidel was a very wealthy lawyer who advocated to keep the U.S. out of Cuba. He lead the revolution against the dictator Fulgencio Batista. In 1959 he was sworn in as prime minister. After five decades he handed the position over to his younger brother Raúl Castro.
U-2 The United States had been sending the secret U-2 spy plane over the Soviet Union to take pictures and gather information.
Syngman Rhee Syngman Rhee was the first President of South Korea, serving from 1948 to 1960.he was forced to resign by a student-led democratic movement. .
Payola The illegal practice of payment or other inducement by record companies for the broadcast of recordings on commercial radio.
Kennedy John F. Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States (1961-1963), the youngest man elected to the office. On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, JFK was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, becoming also the youngest President to die
Chubby Checker Singer Chubby Checker came out with the song The Twist , which started a national dance sensation. The dance was responsible for popularizing "fast dancing" or rock-and-roll among adults. Chubby Checker's name was a spin-off of the name of the popul ar rock singer Fats Domino.
Psycho Psycho was a thriller movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing money from her employer in order to run away with her boyfriend . Many of Hitchcock's films have twist endings and thrilling plots featuring murder and other violence
Belgians in the Congo In June,Belgians lost control of the Congo, making Belgian Congo gain independence from Belgium in 1960 to become simply the Congo.there was civil strife, resulting in 100,000 deaths, as Congolese political parties fought for power.
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