Events 1946 through 1974

By: Daniel Ratliff

Presidents and Vice Presidents

President Harry S. Truman and VP Alben W. Barkley

1945 - 1953

President Dwight D. Eisenhower and VP Richard Nixon

1953 - 1961

President John F. Kennedy and VP Lyndon Johnson

1961 - 1963

President Lyndon B. Johnson and VP Hubert Humphrey

1963 - 1969

President Richard M. Nixon and VP'S Spiro Agnew And Gerald Ford

1969 - 1974

President Gerald R. Ford and VP Nelson Rockefeller

1974 - 1977

Legislation

Taft-Hartley act

1947

truman doctrine

march 12, 1947

marshall plan

1948

brown vs board

december 9, 1952 - may 17, 1954

interstate highway act

1953

Hernendez v. texas

january 11, 1954 - may 3, 1954

brown 2

1955

civil rights act

september 9, 1957

Boynton vs virginia

1960

equal pay act

1963

civil rights act of 1964

1964

Economic Opportunity Act

1964

24th amendment

1964

Voting Rights act

1965

War powers act

1973

world events

french indonesia war

1946 - 1954

berlin airlift

1948 - 1949

vietnam war

1955 - 1975

cuban missile crisis

october 14, 1962 - october 28, 1962

paris peace accords

1973

technology

microwave oven

1946

computer

1946

Tubberwear

1946

theory of holography

1947

transistor

1947

mobile phone

1947

Hand Dryer

1948

Crash Dummy

1949

credit cards

1950

transistor radio

1952

Airbag

1952

pace maker

1956

Laser

1957

television satellite

1962

cassette recorders

1963

Computer Mouse

1963

bullet train

1964

Buffalo Wings

1964

jumbo jet

1969

pocket calculator

1971

Global Processing System (GPS)

1972

Mobile Phone

1973

Voice Mail

1973

bar codes

1974

Heimlich maneuver

1974

Post-it notes

1974

Universal Product Code

1974

Society and Culture

Actor John Wayne

1939 - 1976

Paramount comes out with the movie "Road to Utopia"

1946

Disney comes out with the movie "Song Of the South"

1946

Actor Gregory Peck

1946 - 1976

Actress Marilyn Manroe

1948 - 1956

Actress Grace Kelly

1952 - 1955

MGM comes out with the movie "GiGi"

1958

20th Century Fox comes out with the movie "The Young Lions"

1958

Cinema V comes out with the movie "Z"

1969

Columbia comes out with the movie "Easy Rider"

1969

Warner Brothers comes out with the movie"Blazing Saddles"

1974

Universal comes out with the movie "The Front Page"

1974