Bob Dylan

Events

WWII

1939 - 1945

Korean War

1950 - 1953

First Rock & Roll Concert in Cleveland

1952

Civil Rights Movement

1954 - 1968

Segregation Declared Unconstitutional in Brown v. Board of Education

1954

USSR Launches Sputnik

1957

Birth Control Pill Approved for General Use

1960

Assassination of John F. Kennedy

November 22, 1963

President Johnson Launches His Great Society

1964 - 1968

This included establishment of Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, and dozens of other programs intended to lift Americans out of poverty.

Civil Rights Act of 1964

1964

Immigration Act of 1965

1965

Woody Guthrie Died

1967

Assassination of Martin Luther King

April 4,1968

American's Land On Moon

1969

Roe v. Wade Legalizes Abortion

1973

Compact Discs (CD's) Were First Produced

1982

Guns N' Roses Covers "Knockin' on Heaven's Door"

1987

Vladimir Putin Elected President of Russia

2000

George Bush is Sworn In

2001

China Launches It's First Manned Space Mission

2003

Invasion of Iraq

2003

President George W. Bush Orders Invasion of Iraq

2003

YouTube Was Founded

2005

Barack Obama is Elected

2009

Boston Marathon Bombing

2013

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan was Born

1941

Bob Started Doing Artwork

1960

Bob Moves to New York

1961

Legally Changes Name to Bob Dylan

1962

Releases "Bob Dylan" Album

1962

Appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show

1963

Releases "The Times They Are A-Changin"

1964

Newport Music Festival

1965

Marries Sara Lownds

1965

Motorcycle Accident

1966

Wrote Tarantula

1966

Starts Touring

1973

Divorced Sara

1977

Converted to Christiantiy

1979

Released "Saved"

1980

Bob's Second Marriage to Carolyn Dennis

1986

Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

1988

Divorces Carolyn

1992

Wins First Grammys

1998

Time Out of Mind wins Album of the Year; the song Cold Iron Bounds wins Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.

"Modern Times" is Released

2006

Wins Pulitzer Prize

2008

Accused of "Little Buddy" Plagerism

2009

Released the Song "Jolene"

2009

Released "Tempest"

2012

Nobel Prize in Literature

2016