Stuck In The '50s

Stuck In The '50s

Great Music from that Fabulous Decade

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'50s History for October 31st

In 1951, in the first international TV broadcast, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh appear on U.S. television as they visit Windsor, Ontario, Canada. In 1955 Sultan Mohammed V returns to Morocco, although the French retain rule of the country. In 1958 the U.S. suspends nuclear testing and the Soviets do likewise. The test ban holds for nearly three years. And in 1959 the U.S. deploys the Atlas D intercontinental ballistic missile.

Born on this date - romantic poet John Keats (1795), Girl Scout founder Juliette Low (1860), Nationalist China president Chiang Kai-shek (1887), actress/singer/songwriter Dale Evans (1912), actress Melina Mercouri (1920), actress Barbara Bel Geddes (1922), jazz saxophonist Illinois Jacquet (1922), singer/record producer Anita Kerr (1927) and newsman/anchor Dan Rather (1931).
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