Key West

Events

Bobby Fischer Becomes Chessmaster

1958

He was youngest ever.

Peace Symbol Created

1958

Castro Becomes Cuban Dictator

July, 1959

Walsh and Piccard Dive the depths

23 january 1960

Hawaii becomes added to the flag

July 4th 1960

"Psycho" film Released

september 9th 1960

Peace Corps Created

March 1, 1961

Yuri Gagarin orbits the Earth once and becomes the first man in space.

April 12, 1961

Bay of Pigs

April 17th 1961 - April 19th 1961

Freedom Riders Challenge Segregation on Interstate Buses

May, 1961 - December 10, 1961

Alan Shepard, was launched into space from Cape Canaveral Space Center

May 5th 1961

Berlin Wall Created

13 August 1961

Andy Warhol Exhibits His Campbell's Soup Can

1962

Marilyn Monroe Found Dead

August 5, 1962

Johnny Carson Takes Over "Tonight Show"

October 1, 1962

"Ole Miss" Race Riot

October 1, 1962

University of Miami beats FSU 7-6

october 5 1962

George Mira, future heisman nominee was QB

Where Is Everybody

october 9th 1962

This is where our film takes place.

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962