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===Dated Events===
 
===Dated Events===
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[February 23]].''' First mass vaccination of children against polio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[February 23]].''' First mass vaccination of children against polio in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[March 1]].''' The United States officially announces their testing of a hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[March 1]].''' The United States officially announces their testing of a hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[March 9]].''' Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator Joseph McCarthy on his ''See It Now'' program.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[March 9]].''' Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator Joseph McCarthy on his ''See It Now'' program.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[March 13]].''' The Battle of Dien Bien Phu begins in Vietnam between the Viet Minh and French forces.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[March 13]].''' The Battle of Dien Bien Phu begins in Vietnam between the Viet Minh and French forces.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[March 30]].''' First Canadian subway opens in Toronto.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[March 30]].''' First Canadian subway opens in Toronto.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[April 7]].''' U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower first talks about his "domino theory" during a press conference.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[April 7]].''' U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower first talks about his "domino theory" during a press conference.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[May 7]].''' The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends with the French forces defeated.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[May 7]].''' The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends with the French forces defeated.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[May 17]].''' The ''Brown v. Board of Education'' Supreme Court decision spells the end of the "separate but equal" doctrine in America.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[May 17]].''' The ''Brown v. Board of Education'' Supreme Court decision spells the end of the "separate but equal" doctrine in America.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[May 20]].''' Chiang Kai-shek is re-elected President of the Republic of China at Taiwan.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[May 20]].''' Chiang Kai-shek is re-elected President of the Republic of China at Taiwan.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[July 7]].''' WHBQ, a radio station in Memphis, Tennessee, is the first station to air an Elvis Presley record.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[July 7]].''' WHBQ, a radio station in Memphis, Tennessee, is the first station to air an Elvis Presley record.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[July 21]].''' Vietnam is split into North and South at the Geneve Conference.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[July 21]].''' Vietnam is split into North and South at the Geneva Conference.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[September 8]].''' SEATO (South East Asian Treaty Organization) established in Bangkok, Thailand.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[September 8]].''' SEATO (South East Asian Treaty Organization) established in Bangkok, Thailand.
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[November 30]].''' A small meteorite crashes through the roof of a woman in Sylacaugha, Alabama, bouncing off her radio and giving her a nasty bruise; this is the first known case of a human being hit by a rock from space in modern times.
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*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Ghostbusters (Films)|Ghostbusters (Films)]], [[:Category:Chronology:Real Ghostbusters|Real Ghostbusters]]:''' '''[[October 25]].''' [[Venkman, Peter|Peter Venkman]] is born. (''Ghostbusters International'', "Mean Green Teen Machine" (''The Real Ghostbusters''), [http://www.gbtimeline.tk Ghostbusters Omnibus Timeline])
  
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Reality|Real World]]:''' '''[[December 2]].''' Senator Joseph McCarthy's tactics and actions are condemned by the U.S. Congress.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[November 30]].''' A small meteorite crashes through the roof of a woman in Sylacaugha, Alabama, bouncing off her radio and giving her a nasty bruise; this is the first known case of a human being hit by a rock from space in modern times.
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*'''{{timereal}}''':''' '''[[December 2]].''' Senator Joseph McCarthy's tactics and actions are condemned by the U.S. Congress.
  
 
===Undated Events===
 
===Undated Events===
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*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel|Buffy-Angel]], [[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)|Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)]]:''' [[Rupert Giles|Rupert Giles]] is born. ([http://web.archive.org/web/20040211064956/www.upn.com/shows/buffy Buffy the Vampire Slayer] (at Wayback Machine))
  
 
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel|Buffy-Angel]], [[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)|Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)]]:''' [[Gillnitz, Frank|Frank Gillnitz]], bellhop at the [[Hyperion Hotel]] in Los Angeles, is executed for the murder of a candle salesman. ("Are You Now or Have You Ever Been..." (''Angel''))
 
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel|Buffy-Angel]], [[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)|Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)]]:''' [[Gillnitz, Frank|Frank Gillnitz]], bellhop at the [[Hyperion Hotel]] in Los Angeles, is executed for the murder of a candle salesman. ("Are You Now or Have You Ever Been..." (''Angel''))
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*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]]:''' Events of ''Creature From the Black Lagoon''.
 
*'''[[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]]:''' Events of ''Creature From the Black Lagoon''.
 
==Births==
 
 
*[[Baines, Joey]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Back to the Future|Back to the Future]])<br>''(Source unknown)''
 
*[[Giles, Rupert]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel|Buffy-Angel]], [[:Category:Chronology:Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)|Buffy-Angel (Expanded Universe)]])<br>''([http://web.archive.org/web/20040211064956/www.upn.com/shows/buffy Buffy the Vampire Slayer] (@ Wayback Machine))''
 
*[[Venkman, Peter]] ('''[[October 25]]''') ([[:Category:Chronology:Ghostbusters (Films)|Ghostbusters (Films)]], [[:Category:Chronology:Real Ghostbusters|Real Ghostbusters]])<br>''(Ghostbusters International, "Mean Green Teen Machine" (The Real Ghostbusters), [http://www.gbtimeline.tk Ghostbusters Omnibus Timeline])''
 
 
==Deaths==
 
 
*[[Chico]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]])<br>''(Creature From the Black Lagoon)''
 
*[[Godzilla]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Godzilla (Showa)|Godzilla (Showa)]], [[:Category:Chronology:Godzilla (Heisei)|Godzilla (Heisei)]], [[:Category:Chronology:Godzilla (Millennium)|Godzilla (Millennium)]], [[:Category:Chronology:Godzilla (Novels)|Godzilla (Novels)]])<br>''(Godzilla (1954))''
 
*[[Luis]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]])<br>''(Creature From the Black Lagoon)''
 
*[[Tomas]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]])<br>''(Creature From the Black Lagoon)''
 
*[[Williams, Dr. Mark]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]])<br>''(Creature From the Black Lagoon)''
 
*[[Zee]] ([[:Category:Chronology:Universal Monsters|Universal Monsters]])<br>''(Creature From the Black Lagoon)''
 
  
 
==New Fictional Works==
 
==New Fictional Works==
  
 
===Notable Books===
 
===Notable Books===
''Revolt in 2100'' by Robert A. Heinlein.
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''Revolt in 2100'' by Robert A. Heinlein, ''Fellowship of the Ring'' by J.R.R. Tolkien, ''The Two Towers'' by J.R.R. Tolkien.
  
 
===Notable Films===
 
===Notable Films===
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===Notable Television Series===
 
===Notable Television Series===
*'''Continuing:''' 'The Adventures of Superman'' (Season 3), ''Captain Video and His Video Rangers'' (Season 6), ''Space Patrol'' (Season 5), ''Tom Corbett, Space Cadet'' (Season 5).
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*'''Continuing:''' ''The Adventures of Superman'' (Season 3), ''Captain Video and His Video Rangers'' (Season 6), ''Space Patrol'' (Season 5), ''Tom Corbett, Space Cadet'' (Season 5).
  
  

Latest revision as of 12:18, 25 May 2014

Contents

Events

Dated Events

  • Real World: March 1. The United States officially announces their testing of a hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll.
  • Real World: March 9. Edward R. Murrow criticizes Senator Joseph McCarthy on his See It Now program.
  • Real World: March 13. The Battle of Dien Bien Phu begins in Vietnam between the Viet Minh and French forces.
  • Real World: April 7. U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower first talks about his "domino theory" during a press conference.
  • Real World: May 7. The Battle of Dien Bien Phu ends with the French forces defeated.
  • Real World: May 17. The Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision spells the end of the "separate but equal" doctrine in America.
  • Real World: May 20. Chiang Kai-shek is re-elected President of the Republic of China at Taiwan.
  • Real World: July 7. WHBQ, a radio station in Memphis, Tennessee, is the first station to air an Elvis Presley record.
  • Real World: July 21. Vietnam is split into North and South at the Geneva Conference.
  • Real World: November 30. A small meteorite crashes through the roof of a woman in Sylacaugha, Alabama, bouncing off her radio and giving her a nasty bruise; this is the first known case of a human being hit by a rock from space in modern times.
  • Real World: December 2. Senator Joseph McCarthy's tactics and actions are condemned by the U.S. Congress.

Undated Events

New Fictional Works

Notable Books

Revolt in 2100 by Robert A. Heinlein, Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Notable Films

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Brigadoon, Casino Royale (TV movie), Cat Women of the Moon, Creature from the Black Lagoon, Demetrius and the Gladiators, Godzilla (Japan), Killers from Space, Long John Silver, Men of Sherwood Forest, The Monster from the Ocean Floor, Prince Valiant, Romeo and Juliet, The Seven Samurai, The Snow Creature, Stranger from Venus, Them!, Tobor the Great.

Notable Radio Programs

The Lone Ranger ends.

Notable Television Series

  • Continuing: The Adventures of Superman (Season 3), Captain Video and His Video Rangers (Season 6), Space Patrol (Season 5), Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (Season 5).


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