Billie Holiday is given a year’s probation by a Philadelphia court following her arrest and guilty plea on narcotics possession charges in 1956.
A long, unbroken oval silhouette is all the rage, undoubtedly inspired by the shape of a space rocket.
Intense color and shoes that match the outfit are in.
December 28 the Baltimore Colts won 23-17 over the New York Giants in overtime. The game is later called the “Greatest game ever played”
Willie O’Ree is the first Black Canadian to play in the National Hockey League.
World Cup: Brazil defeats Sweden 5-2.
Charles de Gaulle is elected President of the 5th French Republic.
Egypt and Syria form the United Arab Republic.
U.S. Marines intervene in Lebanon to bolster the government.
How old was Bobby Fischer when he won the United States Chess Championship?
a. 11 b. 14 c.19 d. 29
18 year old Frank Carney read a story in the Saturday Evening Post about the “pizza fad” among teenagers and college students, and opened this American restaurant with $600 borrowed from his mother.
Six months after the Soviet launching of Sputnik, a 23-year old Texan won the first Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition. The victory sent this pianist’s career, and distraught American morale, into orbit.
It read like a soap opera: Sultry young widow steals unfaithful husband from apple-pie friend. This big screen, Hollywood gossip saga created a fan feeding frenzy that would dominate tabloids for months. Who made up this notorious love triangle?