The missile had been set at an appropriate location where it could brought every major city in the US within range of Soviet nuclear missiles either by the short range or long range missile. The diagram also showed the USA had discovered and built the naval blockade to prevent Russian ships delivering the missiles for the Cuban sites. The USA did not dare to invade Cuba, because that action could have
How did televised music influence fashion? Through television, the music industry, especially successful bands, made a significant influence on fashion in Australia. In the 1960s, teenagers were infatuated with icons such as the Beatles, who set a fashion of polo neck jumpers, the Rolling Stones and The Kinks who brought about wild fashions and hairstyles. The television show GTK also explored the latest music and fashions through the 1960s. In the 1970s, big names such as David Bowie and the band T-Rex introduced a spangled, glittery style of clothing to the public through the broadcasting of music television shows such as
Did you know that the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest we have ever been to a nuclear war? II. Tie to Audience: More than likely we would not be here today if the Cuban Missile Crisis escalated into a nuclear warfare. III. Creditability: I have done some extensive research on the Cuban Missile Crisis and President Kennedy’s address.
Rock and Roll: Included such musicians as Elvis Presley, Bobby Darin, Little Richard, Chuck Berry Teenagers could afford these records. It was something not conforming to the decade of conformity. Many adults believed Rock and Roll was rebellious and a
INTRODUCTION MTV (Music Television), which is now owned by media conglomerate Viacom, was established in 1981, using a simple concept of promoting music videos of recording companies for programming on their TV show. MTV has been known for targeting the youth of American and gauging its programming and content based on the preferences of teenagers. MTV grew along with the baby boomer generation, generating more than $2B in revenues.8 Despite MTV’s ambitions to become a world renowned provider of branded entertainment, it experienced many missteps in its quest of global expansion. MTV entered the industry during its embryonic phase. Consumers were just learning the meaning of music television and coming to appreciate the entertainment it offered.
While JFK was president the Soviets began shipping nuclear missiles into Cuba which, at that time was perfect range for nuclear weapons to hit the U.S. When the public learned of this the Red Scare hit. The Red Scare was a time period of mass paranoia by the public of communists. A big player in this time period was Senator McCarthy. He actually came up with a list of people inside the U.S. government that were affiliated with communist activity.
The Soviet Union saw this opportunity to expand its communistic views to other countries and began to do so by establishing satellite states throughout Eastern Europe, also know as the iron curtain. It was evident that Russia was on a mission to become a world super power and had done so with the ability to launch nuclear weapons. The distrust of America and Russia was no secret. With strong conflicting views of capitalism and communism, tensions between the nations were always high and have been before the 60’s. In 1949, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were found guilty of being Russian spies and were executed for providing Russia with secrets of the construction of the Atomic bomb (The Atom Spy Case.
Rock 'n' roll swept onto Australian shores in 1955 with the release of Bill Haley's hit song Rock Around the Clock. Originating in America, this new style fused black American rhythm and blues music with the white-dominated country and western genre. Rock 'n' roll was fast, rhythmic and exciting, and audiences loved it. Young Australians gathered in dance halls dressed in the latest rock 'n' roll fashions and performed dances like the jitterbug and the boogie-woogie. Elvis
Because TV was now nationally broadcast the same advertisement on in New York was also on in California, which lead to people using the same stuff wearing the same clothes. Through shows like “American bandstand” and “Ed Sullivan” popular music was born and put an end to strong regional music tastes in America. Now everyone was listening to the same stuff no matter where in the country you were. Stars like Elvis would never have had such a national fan base had it not been for these technological advancements. TV shows also brought uniform style to the people with most people dressing like the characters they saw from shows or commercials.
Name recognition is very important as well. This is a reflection of American culture. People are judged on the exterior. People associate someone to be rich if they drive a new model of a Lexus, or judge someone to be poor if they are driving a Volkswagen Bus from the ‘60s. Image is beyond brand because of the first impression one makes for themselves with the brand or style they wear.