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    Psycho, Hitchcock  
Psycho is probably the most "cinematic" and arguably the best of Alfred Hitchcock's American films. Even today, thirty-seven years after its initial release, the film is still powerful, unsettling stuff. It's distinctly different from Hitch...
 
    Guerrilla Warfare, Che Guevara  
Che Guevara's amazing life story has lifted him to almost legendary status. The larger-than-life hero of the 1959 revolutionary victory that overturned the Cuban dictatorship, Che believed that revolution would also topple the imperialist g...
 
    UEFA, European Football Association  
UEFA - the Union of European Football Associations - is the governing body of football on the continent of Europe. UEFA’s core mission is to promote, protect and develop European football at every level of the game, to promote the principle...
 
    Greensboro Sit Ins: National Civil Rights  
On Feb. 1, 1960, the Greensboro Four, as they would later be called, felt isolated and alone as they sat at that whites-only lunch counter at the Woolworth Store on South Elm Street. They were seeking more than what they ordered — sodas,...
 
    WWF : World Wildlife Fund  
WWF is a global organization acting locally through a network of family offices. All these offices do all they can to halt the accelerating destruction of our natural world. WWF originally stood for "World Wildlife Fund". However, in 19...
 
    Amnesty International  
Amnesty International (AI) is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights. AI's vision is of a world in which every person enjoys all of the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declarati...
 
    Peter Jackson, Director  
Born in New Zealand on Halloween in 1961, Jackson began at an early age making movies with his parents' Super 8 camera. At seventeen he left school, and failing to get a job in the New Zealand film industry as he had hoped, started work as...
 
    Barack Obama, 44th US President, 2009-2017  
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who is the 44th President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office and the first president born outside the continental United States. Born in Honolulu, Hawa...
 
    The Beatles  
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. With members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr, they became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. Rooted in sk...
 
    The World Factbook, CIA  
The Factbook was created as an annual summary and update to the encyclopedic NIS studies. The first classified Factbook was published in August 1962, and the first unclassified version w...
 
    Campbell's Soup Cans, Warhol  
Various people have taken credit for suggesting to Andy Warhol that he paint soup cans. The least believable is Ultra Violet's account. Ultra says that she ran into the yet to be famous Warhol in 1961 at a luncheonette...
 
    Portait of Marilyn, Warhol  
In the 1960’s Andy Warhol created several "mass-produced" images of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Jackie Onassis. "In August ’62 I started doing silkscreens. … I wanted something stronger that gave more of an assemb...
 
    Silent Spring, Carson  
First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. "...
 
    Shinya Yamanaka, Stem Cell Researcher  
Shinya Yamanaka is a Japanese physician and stem cell researcher. In 2006, he and his team generated Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells - from adult mouse fibroblasts. In 2007, he and his team were able to generate Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell...
 
    Erik Verlinde, Physicist and String Theorist  
Erik Peter Verlinde is a Dutch theoretical physicist and string theorist. He is the identical twin brother of physicist Herman Verlinde. The Verlinde formula, which is important in conformal field theory and topological field theory, is nam...
 
       
 
         
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