Sunday, January 18, 2004


The answers are provided in order of the images listed:

1 -- John Jr. saying goodbye (John F. Kennedy Jr. saluting the passing casket of his father after JFK was assassinated in November 1963)
2 -- Tranquility Base (name given to first moon landing site of Apollo 11 in July 1969 by first human on the moon, Neil Armstrong)
3 -- Premiered on Ed Sullivan 1964 (Beatles)
4 -- Montgomery (Rosa Parks on a Montgomery, Alabama bus, after refusing to give up her seat to a white man after a long working day)
5 -- Shirley (Shirley Chisholm, Congresswoman from New York for seven terms, first African-American woman elected to Congress)
6 -- Hamburger Hill (infamous Vietnam battle)
7 -- Bella (Abzug, Congresswoman from New York and major figure in the women's movement)
8 -- Bob and Ray (Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, radio and TV comedians who originated use of deadpan satire)
9 -- An illegal act under 50 U.S.C. § 462(b)(3) (Burning Draft card, Central Park, NYC 1969, photo by Richard Blair)
10 -- Ernestine (character by Lily Tomlin, power-mad telephone operator that played a role in the forced break-up of Bell Telephone monopoly)
11 -- Attica (prison riots of 1971)
12 -- Twiggy (one of the two most famous models of the 60s, the other being Jean Shrimpton -- introduced the emaciated "boy" look to fashion)
13 -- Premiered on Ed Sullivan 1956 (Elvis Presley -- after first set of hip gyrations, camera only filmed him from the waist up)
14 -- Diahann (Diahann Carroll, star of "Julia", first African-American female star of own TV show)
15 -- Sister George (Beryl Reid and Susannah York in "The Killing of Sister George")
16 -- I am not a crook (words uttered by Nixon during a speech as Watergate was heating up)
17 -- Alcatraz (1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island by Native Americans of Many Tribes to force national attention on U.S. abandonment of treaties, lasted 18 months)
18 -- An event that never actually occurred (bra burning by feminists -- press created this notion)
19 -- Bob and John (H.R. "Bob" Haldeman and John Erlichman, the most infamous of Nixon's staff)
20 -- Refused Academy Award in 1970 (George C. Scott refused his Oscar for "Patton", saying he wanted no part of competition with other actors)
21 -- Woodstock (The Great American Tribal Rock Music Festival in 1969, Redmond Stage shown, which drew half a million people to Yasgur's farm near Woodstock, New York)
22 -- Little Rock (forced school integration 1957)
23 -- Refused Academy Award in 1973 (Sacheen Littlefeather spoke on behalf of Marlon Brando in refusing the Oscar for "The Godfather", to draw attention to the ongoing siege at Wounded Knee and in solidarity the Native American rights
24 -- Nguyễn Ngọc Loan (In South Vietnam, 1968, Lt. Colonel Nguyễn Ngọc Loan, Saigon Chief of Police, publicly executing a Vietcong prisoner Nguyễn Văn Lém, causing an international outcry and beginning change of American perception of the war)
25 -- Free breakfast program (Black-Panthers founders Bobby Seale and Huey Newton 1967, started very successful free breakfast program for Oakland children)
26 -- Dealey (Dealey Plaza, the location of the John F. Kennedy assassination on November 22, 1963)
27 -- Phan Thị Kim Phúc (Nine-year-old girl named Phan Thị Kim Phúc fleeing near Trang Bang, Vietnam in 1972 after napalm was dropped on her village; she had to pull off her clothes because they were on fire from the napalm; photo by Huỳnh Công Út)
28 -- Shrimpton (Jean Shrimpton, one of the two most famous models from the 1960s, the other being Twiggy -- introduced the miniskirt)
29 -- Beautymist (Broadway Joe Namath, all-American-male football star who shocked the nation by wearing Beautymist Pantyhose for a 1974 TV ad)
30 -- Geraldine (Flip Wilson, first African-American variety show host)
31 -- Georgy (Lynn Redgrave as "Georgy Girl")
32 -- Mertz and Arnaz (Lucille Ball and Vivian Vance playing characters Lucy Arnaz and Ethel Mertz in "I Love Lucy")
33 -- Pentagon (Flower power at March to Pentagon 21 October 1967)
34 -- Four dead (Kent State Massacre of May 1970)
35 -- Butch and Sundance (Robert Redford and Paul Newman in "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid")
36 -- John III coming back (John McCain III being greeted by Nixon after being imprisoned and tortured as a P.O.W. in Vietnam for 5.5 years, released in 1973)
37 -- 18 minutes (Rosemary Woods, secretary to President Nixon, trying to demonstrate how she "accidentally" erased 18 minutes of a crucial tape recording in the Oval Office whose contents would likely have indicted Nixon in the Watergate conspiracy)
38 -- Alix (Alix Dobkin, on top, with Kay Gardner and Patches Attom, on cover of "Lavender Jane Loves Women", first independently produced women's music album ever)
39 -- Betty (Friedan, author of "The Feminine Mystique")
40 -- Selma (Dr. Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King marching in Selma, Alabama as part of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery marches, the political and emotional peak of the Civil Rights Movement)
41 -- Playgirl (Burt Reynolds becomes famous in December 1974 issue of "Playgirl")
42 -- Free food distribution as ransom (Patty Hearst as "Tania" participating in the SLA robbery of a Hibernia Bank after being kidnapped in February 1974; part of the SLA's ransom demands was for William Hearst to distribute $400 million in free food to people in California)
43 -- Altamont (Free music festival near Altamont, California in 1969, headlining the Rolling Stones, that was marred by violence when the Hells Angels were given a role as security)
44 -- Meg (Meg Christian, on cover of first Olivia Records album "I Know You Know")

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