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Feb.15 1951-Greastest athletes of the past 50 yrs. Babe Ruth, Johnny Wesmuller, Jack Dempsey, Jesse Owens, Bill Tilden, and Babe Didrikson Zaharias.
May-The American Bowling Congress opens to non-whites.
June 25-Noth Korea’s people’s army invades South Korea
April 11-Pres. Truman Fires Gen. Douglas MacAurthur .
Dec.11 Joe DiMaggio retires.
Jan. 24-The Texans is formed. Mid-season the franchise is given back.
T.V.s in American homes passes the 22 million mark.
March 18-A $8 million deal is paid for the continuation of the ‘I Love Lucy Show’
May 25-The First Firing of the Atomic Bomb in the AEC in Nevada.
July 27-The Korean War ends
Sept.12-JFK marries Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.
of American homes have TVs.
television standard is adopted in the U.S. allowing color television that is
compatible with black & white sets.
Jan 12-Joe DiMaggio marries Marilyn Monroe
July 13-Sportswriter Grantland Rice dies at age 73.
videotape is introduced.
April 16-Albert Einstein dies at the age of 76.
Nov. 4-Cy Young dies at the age of 89
Nov.22-The Olympics are in Melbourne, Australia. The Soviet Union dominates the games.
Oct 4-The Soviets announces that they have launched the world’s first satellite, Sputnik.
October-The first living space passenger, a dog named Laikia, by the Soviets. Laikia is never returned to earth.
had over 60 million TV's.
sets in America pass the 70 million mark.
11 moonwalk was broadcasted on TV.
U.S. homes had at least 1 TV set
Computers are found in schools and homes
television stations broadcasting in the U.S.
Giant Screen home TVs in many homes
Digital TV begins to set the standard
Computers in 84% of homes
Family home networking of computers are just occurring
Use your imagination to travel forward in time another 50 years!