Rock ‘n Roll music became very popular with the teens of the 50’s, because it went against the conformist views. Many parents disliked this type of music, they though it to be evil. Elvis was the most famous man in the world and sold more than half a billion records. He was a terrific guy and a caring person, everyone loved him. Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi (Guralnick C2).
Ronald Reagan’s Speech: “Tear Down this Wall” James Mason Speech 219 Prof. Dr. Bourdeau Embry- Riddle Aeronautical University February 4, 2013 I believe one of the greatest speakers in the last 40 years was our former President, Mr. Ronald Reagan. I think he was one of the best public speakers to ever take the office president of the United States in the past 50 years. President Reagan was a former Hollywood actor. I believe he used these skills as an actor to orate some of the most emotionally moving speeches in the last century. His public speaking abilities have even coined him the name: ‘The Great Communicator’.
Franklyn D. Roosevelt was one of America’s most successful presidents in history. Franklyn Delano Roosevelt became president in nineteen thirty two while America was suffering the most during the Great Depression. As soon as he was in office, Roosevelt enlightened the American citizens that his idea of the New Deal program would definitely deliver relief, recovery, and reform which was called the "3 Rs." Now, this astonishing, luminous plan did have it’s ups and downs. For instance it worked rapidly for Americans but it DID NOT end the Great depression, this was very depressing.
Ball State University: MUHI 100 John Williams: America’s Composer Jason Porter 12/7/2014 Abstract In 1932, many Americans were finding themselves as a victim of the Great Depression and chose to elect Franklin Delano Roosevelt as the new president. But on February 8, 1932, one lucky set of parents were able to welcome their son John Towner Williams to the world. John Williams might sound like a familiar name to you, and that’s for good reason. Williams is one of the best-known and awarded composers in US history. Having composed scores for the films Jaws, E.T., Schindler’s List, the Star Wars trilogy, and Superman, Williams has become almost a household name for Americans and has made his name as easy to think of as the likes of John Phillips Sousa, Lenard Bernstein, and Aaron Copland.
Elizabeth Baker 2/19/12 The Great Gatsby Essay The Great Gatsby is a thrillingly interesting novel about two lovers Jay Gatsby and Daisy Fay. It could be interpreted as a fairy tale of the twenties that ended horribly. Both Jay and Daisy are characterized as a typical hero and heroine of the “Jazz Age”, that was full of drinking, lying, and cheating. Daisy Fay is the elite classic rich girl from the mid west, who married Tom Buchanan a very successful brute man. During the “Jazz Age” wealth and class was very important, if you
Then for the next thirty years he established himself as the “King of Pop” ("Bio True Story", 2012). With lifelong fame and stardom came bourdons ("Bio True Story", 2012). Michael became so popular that his personal life became public information and led to public inquiry ("Bio True Story", 2012). Michael Jackson went on to become one of the most internationally famous award-winning solo pop sensations to date ("Bio True Story", 2012). His 2009 death stirred controversy and was ultimately ruled an accidental overdose ("Bio True Story", 2012).
Since the 1920’s, situation comedy has evolved into one of the most popular TV genre’s, generally focusing on day to day events to highlight humorous faults of human behaviour. Voted number 1 on 2002’s list of 50 greatest Shows by TV guide, Seinfeld is a perfect example of a sitcom whose non-thinking humour attracts vast audiences. Seinfeld’s popularity is underpinned by the shows successfulness of making characters truly seem like everyone else, whereby audiences find it easy to identify with the characters. Since its premier in 1990 on NBC, Seinfeld has received 20 major awards including an Emmy award, Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards and Screen Actors Guild awards, along with being nominated for another 60 awards over its 8 year domination.
Tienamen Square showed us the power of the human cause, and AIDS became a major epidemic. Their were many rising stars during the eighties and directors such as Lucas and Spielberg amazed audiences. Harrison Ford presented the last movie of the popular "Indiana Jones" Trilogy, and everyone loved George Lucas' "The Empire Strikes Back." Various movies premiered that would
Beethoven’s father, Johann Van Beethoven, was said to be an alcoholic and his mother, Maria Magdalena Van Beethoven, was said to be very sweet, Beethoven considered his mom his best friend His father was better known for being an alcoholic than for his musical abilities. Not only was his father a musician but so was his grandfather, Kapellmeister
Daddy-O and Because They're Young brought his original music to the big theatres, but he was soon typecast doing comedies. His efforts in the genre helped guarantee his work on William Wyler's How to Steal a Million, however, a major picture that immediately led to larger projects. Of course, his arrangements continued to get him a lot of attention and he won his first Oscar for adapting Fiddler on the Roof. During the 1970s, John Williams was King of Disaster Scores with The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and The Towering Inferno. His psychological score for Images remains one of the most innovative works in soundtrack history.