Pleasant Hill Junior Academy - Torch Yearbook (Pleasant Hill, CA)

 - Class of 1975

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January, 1935. Flea circus opens in New York. Admission is 500. March 4,,1937. German dirigible Vnn Hindenberg explodes at Lakehurst. New Jersey. March 26. 1937. The Popeye Monument is unveiled in Crystal City. Texas. May 15., 1937. Clarence Saunders opens the Keedoozle Store in Memphis. Tennessee. The customer inserts a notched rod into a keyhole besidethe desired item. the mechanism records the purchase, collects the correct funds. wraps and delivers the package. Keedoozle is a contraction of "Key does it all.' I 1939. Clark Gable stars as Rhett Butler in Gone With the Wind. 1940. 'Ernest Hemingway1wublishesfFer-Whom thu Bell Tolis. Eugene O'Neill writes Long Days Journey into Night. which is not produced until 1956. August 25. 1940. Ann Hayward and Arno Rudolphi are married while suspended on the parachute ride at the New York Worlds air. The Reverend Homer Tomlinson is also suspended byparacltutefalongwithuhgf best man, the maid of honor, and four musicians. li 1948. Jackson Pollock exhibits Cumpo.iin'on Nn. June-8, 1948.-fJ.E.-Rudderis the first black commissioned officer in the United States Marines. November 2, 1948. Harry S. Truman defeats Thomas Dewey. The Chicago Tribune prints a headline reading 'lDewey Defeats Truman." 1951. J.D. Salinger publishes Catcher in the Rye. 19517Htrmlphrey Bogart and Katherine 'Hepburn appear in ohn Hustorfs The African Queen. November 4, 1952. Dwight D. Eisenhower defeats Adlai Stevenson for the presidency. Vice-president is Richard Nixon. 1953. B'wana Det-'il is the first 3-dimensional movie. l. if 7 .Iuly'27, 1953. Korean War ends with armistice stgntngatPat1rnun1orrLf in A K Yiwwn Y 1953-54. Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin conducts a series of hearings into Communist subversion of government and American life. Eisenhower denounces McCarthy on June 14, 1953. On December 2, 1954, the Senate condemns McCarthy by a vote of 67-22. 1955. Alan Freed, a New York disc jockey. .popularizes theterm Rock- fn'-RollfHe combines two Bill Haley song titles: "Rock Around the Clock" and "Shake, Rattle and Roll." Chuck Berry records "Maybelline" Elvis Presley records "Mills Cow Boogie Blues" for Sun Records in Nashville. December 1, 1955. Black bus boycotts begin in Montgomery. Alabama. The Uncle Sam Chronicles 1941. Orson Welles directs. produces and stars in Citizen Kane. The Marx Brothers appear in their last movie, The Big Store. 1941. 'Tl-tc' 'Manhattan Project' of research into the atomic bomb begins in Los Angeles and Chicago. December 7, 1941. Japanese airplanes attack Pearl Harbor. Hawaii, and destroy much of the Pacific Fleet. December 8, 1941. The United States declares war on Japan. 1942. The Alaska Highway opens between Dawson Creek and Fairbanks. N Pl 2 te ,es Q2 2 3 li 'r- -e st ru 2 - an 'BE 'fs mi-., N- 2 km--ND 'r' lf:-Eb. S S2 ixrlmz NAQ E SSWE NS gllr' '-X 91 'SSN : su ur.. --N N -E-macro L I 51 gee? NQ5Qi Q '22 c --. 0.3213 LHDNLM h'l"7V'-CWC 8 N: November 6, 1956. Eisenhower defeats Stevensotnf W W W Wg V if W 1957. Jack Kerouac publishes On the Road. 1957. Chuck Berry records "Rock and Roll Music"g Elvis Presley records "All Shook Up." 1957. Herb Caen, a columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle coins the term "beatnik". September, 1957. Governor Orval M. Faubus uses the Arkansas National Guard to prevent integration of the Little' Rock' school system: A Federal District Court subsequently issues an injunction barring him from obstructing black students' entry. February 2. 1960. Blacks begin sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in Southern states. May 1, 1960. American U-2 spy plane piloted by Gary Powers is shot down over Russia. R' F Q .. Z Z E . is Q. Z' fs ,P S E I' ,D -a -s Ps E et 2 E A C 3 fu Q E Z' L LD 'JG

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The Uncle Sam Chronicles BEST QN M f xt M smsns ill ffl lla 1776 1777 1787 1788 1794 1800 1809 1815 1819 1826 1832 1837 1840 1841 lR45 1850 1851 1852 l855 1867 1869 1870 1876 1880 1885 1890 1895 1904 1912 Common Sense Paradise Lost The Task. The Federalist Autobiography Life of Washington History of New York Waverly Sketch Book Last of the Mohicans Pride and Preiudlce Twice-Told Tales Two Years Before the Mast Essays The Raven and Other Poems The Scarlet Letter Moby Dick Uncle Tom'5 Cabin Leaves of Grass Ragged Dick Innocents Abroad The Luck of Roaring Camp Tom Sawyer Ben-Hur Huckleberry Finn Black Beauty The Red Badge: of Courage The Sea Wolf Riders of the Purple Sage Thomas Paine lohn Milton William Cowper Alexander Hamilton. et al Beniamin Franklin Parson Weems Washington Irving Sir Walter Scott Washington Irving Iames Fenimore Cooper lane Austin Nathaniel Hawthorne Richard H. Dana. Ir. Ralph Waldo Emerson Eduar Allen Poe Nathaniel Hawthorne Herman Melville Harriet Beecher Stowe Walt Whitman Horatio Alger. Ir. Mark Twain Bret Harte Mark Twain Lew Wallace Mark Twain Anna Sewell Stephen Crane lack London Zane Grey 1913 1914 1921 1926 1929 1931 1935 1936 1936 1939 1942 1943 1945 1951 1953 1955 1959 1960 1962 1964 1965 'l 966 1 968 1969 1970 1972 Pollyanna Penrod The Sheik To pper Eleanor Porter Booth Tarkington Edith Hull Thorne Smith Magnificent Obsession The Good Earth Case of the Counterfeit Eye How to Win Friends and Influence People Gone With the Wind The Grapes of Wrath The Robe A Tree Grows in Brooklyn The Egg and I From Here to Eternity The Silver Chalice Mariorie Morningstar Exodus Advise and Consent Ship of Fools The Spy Who Came in From the Colcl The Source Valley of the Dolls Airport Portnoy's Complaint Love Qtgrv onathan Livingston Seagull Lloyd C. Douglas Pearl S. Buck Erle Stanley Gardner Dale Carnegie Margaret Mitchell Iohn Steinbeck Lloyd C. Douglas Betty Smith Betty MacDonald lames Innes Thomas Costain Herman Wouk Leon Uris Allen Drury Katherine Anne Porter Iuhn Le Carre Iames A. Michener Iacqueline Susann Arthur Hailey Philip Roth Erich Segal Richard ,Bach Top Movie Gmsssrs The Godfather mn The snund nl Music 1965 cane wnh me wma mas The Graduate mea Ban Hur wsu The Ten commandments :asv Doctor zhxvagq mes Alrpurl 1970 Mary Pnpplns 1984 My Falr Lady 1964 xg M ag? ogg . I November 8, 1960. John Fitzgerald Kennedy of Massachusetts defeats Richard Nixon for the presidency. March 1, 1961. John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps. May 5, 1961. Alan Shepard completes the first American sub-orbital space flight. March 2, 1962. Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 100 points in a professional basketball game. 1962. Peter O'Toole and Omar Sharif star in David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia. October 24, 1962. United States blockades Cuba. November 7, 1962. Eleanor Roosevelt dies. 1963. John Updike publishes The Centaur. May 15, 1963. Gordon Cooper orbits the earth 22 times. August 28, 1963. 300,000 blacks and civil rights supporters march in Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King tells the throng "I have a dream." November 22, 1963. .lohn F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald during a parade. Kennedy is succeeded by Lyndon Johnson. November 24, 1963. Lee Harvey Oswald is shot and killed by Jack Ruby. April 5, 1964. Douglas MacArthur dies. August 2, 1964. An American destroyer is attacked off the coast of North Vietnam. U.S. aircraft attack North Vietnamese bases. 1964. Peter Sellers stars in the title role of Stanley Kubrick's Doctor Strangelo ve. a character modeled after Richard Nixon's future Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger. September 20, 1964. Herbert Hoover dies. October 15, 1964. Cole Porter dies. February 21, 1965. Malcolm X is assassinated in New York. March 21. 1965. 4000 Civil Riahts workers march from Selma to Montgomery. Alabama, to present black grievances. May 25, 1965. Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, knocks out Sonny Liston in the first round of their heavyweight championship bout at Lewiston, Maine. .luly 6, 1965. Lyndon Johnson authorizes Medicare. March 31, 1968. Lyndon Johnson announces "l shall not seek and 1 shall not accept the nomination of my party for another term of office as President." April 4, 1968. Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, June '5, 1968. Robert F. Kennedy, campaigning for president, is assassinated in Los Angeles, California hours after winning the California Democratic Presidential primary. October 20, 1968. Jacqueline Kennedy, the widow of president John F. Kennedy, marries Greek ship tycoon Aristotle Onassis. November 5., 1968. Richard Nixon defeats Hubert Humphrey for the presidency. December 24, 1968. Apollo 8 begins first of ten orbits around the moon. January 20, 1969. Richard Nixon inaugurated. March 28, 1969. Dwight Eisenhower dies. July, 1969. 400,000 rock music fans jam Woodstock, New York for "three days of peace and music." July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Arm- strong becomes the first earthman to set foot on the moon. He is joined by fellow astronaut Edwin E. Alclrin, Jr. May 4, 1970, Four Kent State University students killed by Ohio National Guard during anti-war demonstrations. lune 17, 1972. Seven Republican operatives under E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, burglarize Democratic headquarters in the Watergate Apartments, Washington, D.C. -November 7, 1972. Richard Nixon defeats George McGovern for the presidency. Nixon carries 49 states, McGovern only Massachusetts. April 30, 1973. Nixon staff members John Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman, implicated in the Watergate break-in, resign. Presidential counsel John Dean is fired. October 10, 1973. Vice President Spiro T. Agnew pleads guilty to income tax evasion and resigns from office. He is succeeded by Gerald Ford. 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