Monday, August 17, 2015

We Didn't Start the Fire

Name:     We Didn't Start the Fire
Created:  2013-1024
Swap:     We Didn't Start the Fire

We Didn't Start the Fire was a 128 card swap that was split into 4 series. 
I created a total of 7 cards.

1949 Walter Winchell
Walter Winchell was a top gossip reporter, whose newspaper column and radio show could make or break a celebrity.

1949 Johnnie Ray
Partially deaf singer, whose song Cry was a number-one hit. Ray actually cried in performing the song. He was a top star in 1949 and 1950 with his other hit songs The Little White Cloud that Cried and Walking in the Rain.

1955 Elvis Presley
Singer Elvis Presley became a national phenomenon with such number-one hit songs as Heartbreak Hotel, Don't Be Cruel and Hound Dog.

1958 Lebanon
U.S. President Eisenhower ordered U.S. Marines into Lebanon at the request of Lebanese President Chamoun to help stop riots that were occurring in the country. Eisenhower authorized Operation Blue Bat on July 15, 1958

1959 Mafia
Mafia leaders met in upstate New York to get better organized.

1963 Pope Paul

Pope Paul VI was pope of the Catholic Church from 1963 to 1978. He followed Pope John and completed the implementation of the goals of the Second Vatican Council. He became the first pope to visit six continents, but he also known to be an indecisive leader. His views were important to the world's Catholics.

1969 Moon shot  (shown last month)
The United States landed the first man on the moon.

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