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Alaska becomes a US state???
81.6%
Bobby Thomson hits the 'Shot Heard 'Round the World' off Ralph Branca and the Giants win the pennant???
78.1%
'The King and I' premieres on Broadway???
68.9%
Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper are killed when their plane crashes on 'The Day the Music Died'???
68.6%
Kerouac's 'On the Road' is published???
66.7%
Watson and Crick publish the first article describing the double helix structure of DNA???
65.5%
The word 'beatnik' is coined by Herb Caen in an article for the San Francisco Chronicle???
63.5%
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The Hungarian revolution begins???
57.4%
Alfred Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' is released???
56.7%
First episode of 'I Love Lucy' airs???
55.5%
Fidel Castro overthrows Fulgencio Batista and takes over Cuba on New Year's Day???
50.5%
Barbie is born???
49.1%
Malcolm Little changes his name to Malcolm X and becomes Assistant Minister of Nation of Islam’s Detroit Temple???
36.6%
Ford's Edsel is first introduced???
32.5%

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