The Rolling Stones are a rock band formed in London in 1962. The original band consisted of Brian Jones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Charlie Watts, and Ian Stewart. The Rolling Stones were at the forefront of the British invasion of bands that became popular in the US in 1964, and identified with the […]
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President John F. Kennedy issues an executive order establishing the Peace Corps. The Corps, a volunteer program run by the U.S. government, works with abroad with governments, schools, non-profit organizations, and entrepreneurs in education, business, information technology, agriculture, and the environment. Volunteers are American citizens, typically under 30 with a college degree, who enroll for a two […]
Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as the “King of Rock and Roll” or simply “The King”.
The Mickey Mouse Club was a variety show that aired intermittently from 1955 to 1996. Created by Walt Disney and produced by Walt Disney Productions, the program was first televised from 1955 to 1959 by ABC, featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of mostly teen performers. Regular features included a newsreel, cartoon, serial, music, talent, and comedy segments. The main cast […]
Malcolm X (1925–1965) was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence. He has been called one of the greatest and most influential African Americans in history. […]