Thursday, September 3, 2009

Interesting facts about the year I was born

  1. The CIA's domestic operation division was created
  2. Gideon v. Wainwright passes: The U. S. Supreme Court declared the poor must have lawyers
  3. The Beatles released their first album, Please, please, me
  4. The 35th Academy Awards ceremony was held.
  5. Women's Suffrage in Iran---- women could vote.
  6. A general election was held in Italy
  7. The Coca Cola company introduced the first diet drink----Tab
  8. The first James Bond film was shown in theatres----Dr. No
  9. Pope John XXIII died
  10. Smallpox spread hit Sweden lasting to July
  11. Buddy Rogers became the first WWF champion.
  12. Zip codes were introduced in the United States.
  13. Martin Luther King delivered his I Have a Dream speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to a crowd of 250,000
  14. Marvel Comics released the first ever X-men Comic book.
  15. The U. S. Senate ratified the nuclear test ban treaty
  16. Laura Bush killed Michael Dutton Douglas in a car crash around 8pm in her hometown of Midland, Texas (per Wikipedia)
  17. The Beatles second album was released, With The Beatles
  18. John F. Kennedy was assassinated
  19. Kennedy was buried in Arlington National Cemetary and all schools closed on that day
  20. The first episode of the BBC television series Doctor Who is broadcast in the United Kingdom
  21. U. S. President Lyndon B. Johnson established the Warren Commission to investigate the Kennedy assassination.
  22. Frank Sinatra was kidnapped.
  23. Patsy Cline was killed in a plane crash.
  24. NASA launched the world's first synchronous satelite
  25. Vostok 6 carried the first Soviet woman into space.
  26. Kenya became independant.
  27. I want to Hold Your Hand and I Saw Her Standing There introduced an era of Beetlemania
  28. Harvey Ball invented the ubiquitous smiley face symbol.
  29. Academy of Awards Best Picture---Lawrence of Arabia--Sam Spiegel
  30. Best Actor--Gregory Peck
  31. Best Actress-Anne Bancroft
  32. Best Supporting Actress- Patty Duke in The Miracle Worker


  1. Lots of neat info! We were born the same year! (October 15th is my BD)

  2. Hey Tracey, so you have a birthday coming up! Yes, that year was pretty full of events!

  3. great post.... and interesting tooo thanks for sharing

    Interesting facts in the world


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