Forrest Gump timeline

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forrest hip dances with elvis

1952

elvis releases "hound dog"

1956

all american team meets JFK

1963

desegregation of university of Alabama

1963

JFK assassination

1963

forrest enters the Vietnam War

1966

forrest saves members of his platoon in battle

1967

forrest discovers ping pong

1968

forrest receives Medal of Honor& meets LBJ

1968

U.S. lands on the moon

1969

John Lennon's 1st appearance on dick cavett talk show

1971

John Lennon's song "imagine" released

1971

forrest goes to china

1971

watergate break in

1972

Nixon's resignation

1974

hurricane carmen struck Louisiana

1974

birth of bubba gump shrimp co

1974

forrest started running

1979

apple computer goes public

1980

1st known outbreak of AIDS

1980

forrest received Jenny's letter

1981

jenny dies

1982