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Hace 1 día · Gustavo Adrián Cerati nació el 11 de agosto de 1959 en el barrio Barracas de Buenos Aires ( Argentina ); 4 hijo primogénito de Juan José Cerati y Lilian Clarke, quienes se conocieron trabajando como contador y taquidactilógrafa en Esso. 5 Era de ascendencia italiana por rama paterna e irlandesa por rama materna. 6 Sus hermanas son Estela y Laura. …
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Hace 2 días · From 1880 to 1930, 4 million Europeans arrived. Brazil's population increased significantly between 1940 and 1970, because of a decline in the mortality rate, even though the birth rate underwent a slight decline.
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1. Cold War conflicts involving the influence of the rival superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States 1.1. Korean War (1950–1953) – The war, which lasted from June 25, 1950, until the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement on July 27, 1953, started as a civil war between North Korea and the Republic of Korea (South Korea). When it began, North and South Korea existed as provisional governments competing for control over the Korean peninsula, due to the division of Korea by outsi...
1. Cuban Revolution (1953–1959) – The 1959 overthrow of Fulgencio Batista by Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and other forces resulted in the creation of the first communistgovernment in the Western hemisphere. 2. The Mau Mau began retaliating against the British in Kenya. This led to concentration camps in Kenya, a British military victory, and the election of moderate nationalist Jomo Kenyattaas leader of Kenya. 3. The wind of destruction began in Rwanda in 1959 following the assault of Hutu poli...
Decolonization and independence
1. Decolonization of former European Colonial empires. The French Fourth Republic in particular faced conflict on two fronts within the French Union, the Algerian War and the First Indo-China War. The Federation of Malaya peacefully gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1957. French rule ended in Algeria in 1958, Vietnam left French Indo-china in 1954. The rival states of North Vietnam and South Vietnam were formed. Cambodia and the Kingdom of Laos also gained independence, effective...
Natural: 1. On August 15, 1950, the 8.6 Mw Assam–Tibet earthquake shakes the region with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), killing between 1,500 and 3,300 people. 2. On January 18, 1951, Mount Lamington erupted in Papua New Guinea, killing 3,000 people. 3. On January 31, 1953, the North Sea flood of 1953 killed 1,835 people in the south...
The United States was the most influential economic power in the world after World War II under the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
The recently invented bipolar transistor, though initially quite feeble, had clear potential and was rapidly improved and developed at the beginning of the 1950s by companies such as GE, RCA, and Philco. The first commercial transistor production started at the Western Electric plant in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in October, 1951 with the point contact germanium transistor. It wasn't until around 1954 that transistor products began to achieve real commercial success with small portable radios....
1. Francis Crick and James Watson discover the double-helix structure of DNA. Rosalind Franklincontributed to the discovery of the double-helix structure. 2. An immunization vaccine is produced for polio. 3. The first successful ultrasound testof the heart activity. 4. CERNis established. 5. The world's first nuclear power plant is opened in Obninsknear Moscow. 6. NASAis organized. 7. The first human cervical cancer cells were cultured outside a body in 1951, from Henrietta Lacks. The cells a...
Popular music in the early 1950s was essentially a continuation of the crooner sound of the previous decade, with less emphasis on the jazz-influenced big band style and more emphasis on a conservative, operatic, symphonic style of music. Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Frankie Laine, Patti Page, Judy Garland, Johnnie Ray, Kay Starr, Perry Como, Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Dean Martin, Georgia Gibbs, Eddie Fisher, Teresa Brewer, Dinah Shore, Kitty Kallen, Joni James, Peggy Lee, Julie London,...
The 1950s are known as The Golden Age of Television by some people. Sales of TV sets rose tremendously in the 1950s and by 1950 4.4 million families in America had a television set. Americans devoted most of their free time to watching television broadcasts. People spent so much time watching TV, that movie attendance dropped and so did the number of radio listeners.Television revolutionized the way Americans see themselves and the world around them. TV affects all aspects of American culture...
European cinema experienced a renaissance in the 1950s following the deprivations of World War II. Italian director Federico Fellini won the first foreign language film Academy Award with La Strada and garnered another Academy Award with Nights of Cabiria. In 1955, Swedish director Ingmar Bergman earned a Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival with Smiles of a Summer Night and followed the film with masterpieces The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries. Jean Cocteau's Orphée, a film central to...
1. Aleksey Innokentevich Antonov, Chief of General Staff of the Unified Armed Forces Warsaw Treaty Organization 2. Eugene R. Black, President World Bank 3. William Sterling Cole, Director-general International Atomic Energy Agency 4. Manuel Fraga Iribarne, Secretary-general Latin Union 5. André François-Poncet, Chairman of the Standing Commission International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement 6. Louis Goffin, Secretary-general Western European Union 7. Walter Hallstein, President of the Eu...
Actors and entertainers
1. Marilyn Monroe 2. James Dean 3. Marlon Brando 4. Humphrey Bogart 5. Sophia Loren
1. Bill Haley and the Cometsc. 1954 2. Fats Dominoc. 1956 3. Jerry Lee Lewisc. 1957 4. Everly Brothersc. 1958Judt, Tony. Postwar: A History of Europe Since 1945(2005)London Institute of World Affairs, The Year Book of World Affairs 1957(London 1957), comprehensive reference book covering 1956 in diplomacy, international affairs and politics for major nations an...Heroes of the 1950s – slideshow by Life magazine"The Golden Age of Couture: Paris and London 1947–57, exhibition about 1950s fashion". Victoria and Albert Museum.
Hace 1 día · The effects on the northern industrial areas of Britain were immediate and devastating, as demand for traditional industrial products collapsed. By the end of 1930 unemployment had more than doubled from 1 million to 2.5 million (20% of the insured workforce), and exports had fallen in value by 50%.