The Fire. By: Lacey & Justice!
Marilyn Monroe • Born as Norma Jeane Mortenson of June 1, 1926. Died at age 36. • She was an unwanted child. • Known as a sex symbol. • She was an American actress, model, and singer. • She was the first Playboy Playmate in 1953. • She had affairs with John F. Kennedy and Robert Kennedy. • She had many emotional problems.
Peter Pan • • • • •
Was wrote in 1904. Novel came in 1911. Movie comes out 1953. Musical was broadcasted live in 1954. Previewed on tv the following year.
Elvis Presley • • • • • •
Born as Elvis Aaron Presley. Had a twin brother who died at birth. American singer and actor. Known as the King of Rock & Roll. He was drafted in the military in 1958. Known for his first gold record for “Heartbreak Hotel” in 1957. • People today think he is still alive and in hiding.
Disneyland • Located in Anaheim, California. • First opened July 17, 1955. • Since opening, the park has had a number of expansions. • Larger cumulative attendance than any other theme park in the world. • Made the calendar in 2011, for the second most visited park in the world.
Alabama • Where the Montgomery Bus Boycott was, which led to the last race laws in the USA. • Boycott lasted from December 1, 1955 to December 20, 1956. • It started when Rosa Parks refused to give her seat up to a white person, where she was arrested after her refusal.
Einstein • Was a German-born theoretical physicist. • Received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics. • Best known for his mass-energy equivalence formula (E = mc2) • Was visiting the United States when Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, he didn’t go back to Germany. • He died in 1955 on April 18 due to internal bleeding caused by the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm.
Hula Hoops • Invented in 1958, by Arthur K. Melin and Richard Knerr. • You can twirl around your waist, limbs, or neck. • Hoops for children measure 71 cm. For adults they measure 1.02 m. • Today, they are normally made from plastic tubing.
AIDS • Disease of the human immune system caused by infection with HIV. • A red ribbon is a symbol of solidarity with HIVpositive people and those living with AIDS. • It is transmitted by three routes: sexual contact with an infected person, exposure to infected body fluids or tissues, and from mother to child during pregnancy, delivery, and breastfeeding.
JFK • The 35th president of the United States, serving from 1961 until 1963 when he died. • Kennedy reportedly had numerous of affairs, one happened to be with the sex symbol Marilyn Monroe. • He was assassinated with a shot to the upper back and a final one to the head.
Wheel of Fortune • Television show created by Merv Griffin, he also created Jeopardy. • The contestants solve words puzzles to win cash and prizes determined by spinning a giant carnival wheel. • It first premiered on January 6, 1975. • Anyone who is at least the age 18 is eligible to be a contestant after they pass the audition process.