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Total Records: 170 - Group: DATES / Category: 20TH CENTURY: 50S / Subcategory: EVENTS
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1950 - 74 years ago
1November 2, 1950 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 2, 1950
Future 4400 returnee Cora Tomkins disappears. She later develops the ability to make people younger.



2December 15, 1950 SQUID GAME 2021 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 15, 1950
Date on Player 134 Chae Gang Sun's profile information screen.



3December 24, 1950 TIMELESS 2016 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1950
Lucy, Wyatt, Rufus and Jiya travel to North Korea during the Hungnam evacuation looking for Emma and Rittenhouse.



4December 25, 1950 TIMELESS 2016 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1950
After finding a news article with a photo showing the Lifeboat crew dead in North Korea during the Hungnam evacuation, Denise and Connor Mason take the Mothership to rescue them.



1951 - 73 years ago
5May 11, 1951 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

May 11, 1951
Future 4400 returnee Richard Tyler disappears in a bright flash of light while serving in the US military in South Korea, shortly after being beaten up by his fellow soldiers for dating a white girl. He later develops telekinetic abilities.



6June 14, 1951 APOCALYPSE NOW 1979 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

June 14, 1951
Benjamin L. Willard marries Janet Anderson.



7July 18, 1951 THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL 1951 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

July 18, 1951
Date of Walter Reed General Hospital post exchange cleaners ticket stub for Major Carpenter that Klaatu finds in the suit he steals.



8September 13, 1951 PRANK ENCOUNTERS 2019 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 13, 1951
An aircraft pilot and three aliens are placed in the LFCU - Life Form Containment Unit - in a top secret government facility following a crash.



9October 3, 1951 THE GODFATHER 1972 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

October 3, 1951
Sonny Corleone gunned down by rival mobsters.



10October 18, 1951 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 18, 1951
Captain Richard Tyler officially credited with destruction of 3 enemy MIG-15 type aircraft in aerial combat air patrol near Sinanju Korea - in Tom and Alana's alternate reality.



11November 1, 1951 METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER 2004 Video Games20th Century: 50sEvents

November 1, 1951
The Big Boss participates in atomic testing in the Nevada desert.



12December 8, 1951 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 8, 1951
Captain Richard Tyler presumed dead after engaging an enemy aircraft, his plane hitting the ground and exploding - in Tom and Alana's alternate reality.



1952 - 72 years ago
13January 10, 1952 THE FABELMANS 2022 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 10, 1952
Jewish couple Mitzi and Burt Fabelman take their young son Sammy to see his first film in Haddon Township, New Jersey: Cecil B. DeMille's The Greatest Show on Earth.



14February 1, 1952 STEPHEN KING'S THE SHINING 1997 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

February 1, 1952
Date of newspaper clipping: Millionaire "Calls it a Day" in Colorado.



15February 15, 1952 BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE ANIMATED SERIES 1991 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 15, 1952
Doc Brown - as Emmett "Brainbuster" Brown - wrestles Mad Maximus.



16March 2, 1952 GRAN TORINO 2008 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

March 2, 1952
Walt's grandchildren rummage through Walt's army footlocker in the basement, finding photographs and medals from his time in Korea.



17April 1, 1952HOW WE WENT TO MARS 1938 Literature20th Century: 50sEvents

April 1, 1952
The Snoring-in-the-Hay Rocket Society ship, The Pride of the Galaxy, departs for Mars.

18May 6, 1952 THE GOOD PLACE 2016 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

May 6, 1952
Ethel Blerch becomes the first person to floss in an open-plan office, in Baltimore, Maryland. Exhibit featured in the Hall of Low-Grade Crappiness, the least horrifying room in The Museum of Human Misery, a torture museum in the Bad Place, featuring famous examples of bad behavior and explanations of the torture they earned.



19November 2, 1952 JOKER 2019 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 2, 1952
Arthur Fleck's mother Penny, age 25 years old, admitted to Arkham State Hospital.



20December 24, 1952 L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 1997 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1952
Members of the LAPD brawl with a gang of Mexicans that assaulted two officers.



1953 - 71 years ago
21January 15, 1953 L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 1997 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 15, 1953
Rising lieutenants in the Mickey Cohen trackets Tony Brancato and Anthony Trombino killed.



22January 20, 1953 L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 1997 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 20, 1953
Mickey Cohen's narcotics lieutenant Deuce Perkins killed.



23January 25, 1953 L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 1997 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 25, 1953
LAPD Sergeant Edmund Exley kills the three African-American felons arrested for the Nite Owl shooting after they escape police custody.



24April 14, 1953 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

April 14, 1953
Sam Beckett leaps into Nick Allen, a private detective that looks like Humphrey Bogart, holding a gun over a dead body as the police arrive.



25August 4, 1953 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 4, 1953
Sam Beckett leaps into Navy aviation machinist Charles Lee Mackenzie, returning from being stationed in Japan for 2 years.



26September 7, 1953 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 7, 1953
Sam Beckett leaps into Doctor William "Billy" Beaumont PhD, a professional "rain maker" whose brother thinks he is a joke.



27December 22, 1953 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 22, 1953
Cole and Cassie infiltrate a recruiting event held by the Army of the 12 Monkeys on Miller's Hill in Hope Valley.



28December 22, 1953 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 22, 1953
Date of temporal coordinates to Raritan, New Jersey that Jones finds within the primary code, which they discover contains everywhere/when Cole has ever been - except one.



29December 24, 1953 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1953
Jones sends a team to a party at Rariton National Laboratory on Christmas Eve kill the Witness.



30December 30, 1953 THE HONEYMOONERS 1951 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 30, 1953
Ralph and Alice argue about going out to celebrate New Year's Eve.



31December 31, 1953 THE HONEYMOONERS 1951 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 31, 1953
Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey invite the Kramdens and the Nortons to be their guests New Year's Eve at the Statler Hotel, where the Dorsey Brothers band is playing. Ralph lies to his boss, claiming to be sick to get out of working that night, but then runs into his boss at the hotel and gets fired, until his boss's wife reminds him that he too lied to get out a family engagement in order to be able to attend himself.



1954 - 70 years ago
32February 20, 1954 TIMELESS 2016 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 20, 1954
Lucy, Wyatt, Rufus and Jiya travel follow Garcia Flynn to Washington, D.C., where he plans to bomb a Rittenhouse summit. When Jiya gets sick, Rufus and Wyatt take her back to the future, leaving Lucy with Flynn and Lucy's grandfather, Ethan Cahill.



33March 1, 1954 METAL GEAR SOLID 3: SNAKE EATER 2004 Video Games20th Century: 50sEvents

March 1, 1954
Snake stationed at the American base on Kwajalein on March 1, 1954, during the "Bravo Shot," the most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the United States, with a yield of 15 megatons of TNT.



34June 3, 1954 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

June 3, 1954
Sam Beckett leaps into Phillip, a man who was thought to be dead after three years of being missing. Phillip's wife, Catherine, the heiress to a shipping company, happens to be getting re-married the next day.



35July 3, 1954 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

July 3, 1954
Sam Beckett leaps into Elvis Presley shortly before being discovered.



36August 3, 1954 THE SIMPSONS 1989 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 3, 1954
Date of the Dublin Horse Show - from August 3-7. Framed picture on the wall in Tom O'Flanagan's Pub in Dunkilderry, Ireland.



37August 4, 1954 THE SIMPSONS 1989 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 4, 1954
Date of the Dublin Horse Show - from August 3-7. Framed picture on the wall in Tom O'Flanagan's Pub in Dunkilderry, Ireland.



38August 5, 1954 THE SIMPSONS 1989 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 5, 1954
Date of the Dublin Horse Show - from August 3-7. Framed picture on the wall in Tom O'Flanagan's Pub in Dunkilderry, Ireland.



39August 6, 1954 THE SIMPSONS 1989 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 6, 1954
Date of the Dublin Horse Show - from August 3-7. Framed picture on the wall in Tom O'Flanagan's Pub in Dunkilderry, Ireland.



40August 7, 1954 THE SIMPSONS 1989 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 7, 1954
Date of the Dublin Horse Show - from August 3-7. Framed picture on the wall in Tom O'Flanagan's Pub in Dunkilderry, Ireland.



41September 4, 1954 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 4, 1954
Sam Beckett leaps into Charlie "Black Magic" Walters, one of the greatest pool players of all time.



42October 3, 1954 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 3, 1954
Sam Beckett leaps into Sam Beiderman, a mental patient undergoing electric shock therapy that brings out the personalities of several people he has leaped into previously.



43October 31, 1954A GRAVEYARD FOR LUNATICS 1990 Literature20th Century: 50sEvents

October 31, 1954
The unnamed narrator, a scriptwriter working Maximus Films, ventures into an eerie graveyard on the other side of the wall from the studio's backlot, making a terrifying discovery that thrusts him into a maelstrom of intrigue and mystery - and into the dizzy exhilaration of the movie industry at the height of its glittering power.

1955 - 69 years ago
44April 3, 1955 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

April 3, 1955
Future Returnee Tess Doerner disappears from Abendson Psychiatric Hospital. She later develops the ability to force people to obey her.



45May 11, 1955 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

May 11, 1955
Sam Beckett leaps into Clyde, a newly inducted member of the Ku Klux Klan, and must find a way to prevent the lynching of a black community activist.



46June 1, 1955 WATCHMEN 2019 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

June 1, 1955
John David Keene, later Senator Keene, promises Dale Dixon Crawford a gift.



47June 2, 1955 WATCHMEN 2019 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

June 2, 1955
John David Keene, later Senator Keene, gives Dale Dixon Crawford Martial Feats of Comanche Horsemanship, a painting by George Catlin.



48July 23, 1955 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

July 23, 1955
Sam Beckett leaps into Terry Sammis, half of the "Battling Rooskies" tag team wrestling duo, and must find a way to keep his brother from wrestling before he suffers a heart attack.



49August 5, 1955 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 5, 1955
Future 4400 returnee Eric Papequash disappears. Fellow returnees Richard and Liily Tyler visit him in White Bird, Idaho.



50August 8, 1955 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 8, 1955
Sam Beckett leaps into a black man named Jesse Tyler in the deep south.



51August 8, 1955 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 8, 1955
Sam Beckett leaps into Sheriff Clayton Fuller, father of Abagail Fuller, a girl accused of killing her husband and daughter.



52September 4, 1955CARRIE 1974 Literature20th Century: 50sEvents

September 4, 1955
Life magazine publishes article regarding the case of Andrea Kolintz.

53September 4, 1955 TIMELESS 2016 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 4, 1955
Lucy, Wyatt and Rufus follow Rittenhouse to South Carolina, discovering that 50's stock car racer Ryan Millerson is actually a Rittenhouse sleeper agent.



54September 23, 1955 ASTEROID CITY 2023 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

September 23, 1955
Asteroid Day, commemorating when the Arid Plains Meteorite made Earth impact on September 23, 3,007 B.C.



55September 30, 1955 POE 1995 Music20th Century: 50sEvents

September 30, 1955
And some say that it lasts forever, this road that I lose you on every time.



56September 30, 1955 FUTURE MAN 2017 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 30, 1955
James Dean is not killed in an automobile accident. J1, also known as nut-face Josh, travels back in time, rescuing his heroes that died prematurely and taking them to Haven, A town that exists outside of time and space.



57September 30, 1955 SEPTEMBER 30, 1955 1977 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

September 30, 1955
College student Jimmy J. watches the film East of Eden alone in a theater Conway, Arkansas.



58October 1, 1955 ASTEROID CITY 2023 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

October 1, 1955
Date of $5,000 check from the United States Military-Science Research and Experimentation Division to the New Hickenlooper Scholar.



59October 1, 1955 SEPTEMBER 30, 1955 1977 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

October 1, 1955
After watching the film East of Eden alone in a theater the night before, At football practice, college student Jimmy J. hears that James Dean, the star of the film East of Eden, was killed in a road accident in California around the same time that Jimmy J. was viewing the film the night before. He runs to the local radio station, desperate to learn the details.



60November 5, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE 1985 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 5, 1955
Marty arrives in the past after watching Libyan terrorists shoot Doc Brown at the Twin Pines Mall in 1985. Later that day, he gets hit by a car saving his father when he falls out of a tree while spying on Marty's mother. That night, Marty tracks down Doc.



61November 8, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE 1985 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 8, 1955
Marty McFly visits his father George, disguising himself as an extra-terrestrial named Darth Vader from the planet Vulcan, ordering him to "take the female unit known as Baines, Lorraine to the place called Hill Valley High School exactly four Earth cycles from now. That's this Saturday night, George."



62November 12, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II 1989 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
The Hill Valley Courthouse is struck by lightning at 10:04pm, charging the Delorean time machine and sending the Marty McFly from the first movie back to the future.



63November 12, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE 1985 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Original Timeline: The Hill Valley Courthouse is struck by lightning at 10:04pm, stopping the clock, inspiring a movement to save it 30 years later. "SAVE THE CLOCK TOWER"



64November 12, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III 1990 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Doc sends Marty back to the future.



65November 12, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II 1989 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Western Union delivers Marty seventy year-old letter from Doc Brown to Marty McFly.



66November 12, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE ANIMATED SERIES 1991 Animated Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Doc Brown sends Marty back to the future, from 1955 to 1985. A clip from the first movie is shown during Doc Brown's introduction.



67November 12, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE 1985 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 12, 1955
Revised Timeline: Doc Brown harnesses the energy from the lightning that strikes the clock tower to send Marty McFly back to the future.



68November 13, 1955 THE INCREDIBLES 2004 Animated Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 13, 1955
Date of Elasti-Girl's Last Active Record.



69November 13, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II 1989 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 13, 1955
Date of the Hill Valley Women's Club bake sale, mentioned on young Biff's car radio in 1955: Serving Hill Valley and all of Hill County, you're tuned to KKHV, the voice of Hill Valley. Turning to community calendar, the Hill Valley Women's Club bake sale will take place tomorrow at the community center on Forest Road.



70November 14, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE PART III 1990 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 14, 1955
Doc and Marty find the time machine in an abandoned mine.



71November 15, 1955 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 15, 1955
Sam Beckett leaps into a very pregnant teenage girl named Billy Jean, and must find a way to keep her baby instead of giving it up for adoption.



72November 16, 1955 BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE RIDE 1991 Other20th Century: 50sEvents

November 16, 1955
Biff hitches a ride on an IFT scientist's time machine to 1991. The plot of the ride is that Doc Brown has invited tourists to the Institute of Future Technology to travel one day into the future in his latest invention, an eight-passenger convertible DeLorean Time Machine. First though, Doc travels to 2015 in the original DeLorean to make sure the space time continuum is back to normal, while his other Institute scientists travel to 1885 and 1955. However, in 1955, Biff Tannen stows away on the IFT scientists' time machine, hitching a ride back to the present-day Institute.



73December 24, 1955 SCROOGED 1988 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1955
The Ghost of Christmas Past transports Frank Cross to past Christmas Eves. In 1955, Frank's father gives him 5 pounds of veal for Christmas.



74December 24, 1955 HELLBOY II: THE GOLDEN ARMY 2008 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1955
Christmas Eve. While living on Douglas Army Base, NM, young Hellboy's adoptive father Trevor Bruttenholm tells Hellboy the story of the ancient war between humans and magical creatures, and the creation of the indestructible mechanical army known as the Golden Army.



1956 - 68 years ago
75June 5, 1956 FORREST GUMP 1994 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

June 5, 1956
Forrest Gump and his mother see Elvis Presley performing on the Milton Berle - using Forrest's dance moves - on a TV in the window of Vincy's Furniture and Appliance Store i Greenbow, Alabama.



76July 3, 1956 OFFSPRING 2009 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

July 3, 1956
Twenty-one year old Susan Hannah was reported missing by her mother Elizabeth Hannah on July 3, 1956. She was last seen alive by employees and patrons of The Whaler Bar at Old Orchard Beach at about one-thirty in the morning.



77August 2, 1956 ENEMY OF THE STATE 1998 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

August 2, 1956
Brill joins National Security Administration in Fort Meyer, MD.



78August 5, 1956 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 5, 1956
Sam Beckett leaps into Texas veterinarian Doc Young.



79August 13, 1956 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 13, 1956
Sam Beckett leaps into the pilot of a private jet taking a newly-wed couple through the Bermuda Triangle.



80September 13, 1956 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 13, 1956
Sam Beckett leaps into Air Force test pilot Tom Stratton.



81September 27, 1956 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 27, 1956
Sam Beckett leaps into Nikos Stathatos, a Greek seaman shipwrecked on an uncharted island.



82September 29, 1956 THE KILLING 1956 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

September 29, 1956
Johnny Clay brings his gang together to plan their upcoming $2 million heist at the Lansdowne racetrack.



83September 30, 1956 THE 4400 2004 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 30, 1956
Future 4400 returnee Jung Pak disappears. He later develops gills.



84October 2, 1956 THE KILLING 1956 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

October 2, 1956
Tuesday morning. Johnny Clay begins the final preparations for the $2 million heist.



85October 6, 1956 THE KILLING 1956 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

October 6, 1956
Johnny Clay and his gang steal $2 million from Lansdowne Park.



86October 8, 1956 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 8, 1956
Sam Beckett leaps into Arnold Watkins / The Midnight Marauder, encountering Alia, the evil time-traveler who sets wrong what once was right.



87November 2, 1956 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 2, 1956
Sam Beckett leaps into Tallawaga County Prison inmate Chance Terence Cole, working on a chain gang.



1957 - 67 years ago
88January 3, 1957 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

January 3, 1957
Scheduled date for Cole and team to arrive in New York at the Emerson Hotel - almost a year before the Maxwell-Rigfield Factory explosion, so plenty of time to prevent it.



89January 12, 1957 TOY STORY 2 1999 Animated Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 12, 1957
Date on Life Magazine featuring cover story: CHILDREN'S TELEVISION - SATURDAY'S FAVORITE COWBOY WOODY.



90March 2, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

March 2, 1957
Sam Beckett leaps into archaeologist Dale Conway, who has uncovered the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Ptah-Hotep.



91April 27, 1957 THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION 1994 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

April 27, 1957
Red's parole rejected.



92May 23, 1957 NIGHT SWIM 2024 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

May 23, 1957
Date of newspaper headline: Dominic Hauser Remains Missing.



93June 25, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

June 25, 1957
Sam leaps into Al as a young navy pilot facing charges of raping and murdering a Commander's wife.



94July 29, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

July 29, 1957
Sam Beckett leaps into deep south lawyer Leonard Dancey, and must try a case involving a black woman accused of murdering a prominent white man.



95October 5, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 5, 1957
One of several times that Sam Beckett leaps into Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who supposedly murdered President John F. Kennedy.



96October 6, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 6, 1957
Sam Beckett leaps into actor Kenny Sharp, portraying the television character of Future Boy, and must find a way to prevent his co-star Moe Stein, from being committed to a mental institution because of his "wild" theories about traveling in time.



97October 31, 1957 THAT '70S SHOW 1998 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 31, 1957
Flashback to Halloween 1957. Kitty is handing out candy to the trick or treaters when she recalls Halloween 1957 when she learns she is pregnant with Laurie.



98November 5, 1957 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 5, 1957
With two days left to stop the final paradox and save the world, Cassie and Cole continue searching for the Primary at Maxwell-Rigfield.



99November 7, 1957 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 7, 1957
Original timeline: Hundreds of people are killed in a massive paradox when a Maxwell-Rigfield Factory explodes in 1957.



100November 7, 1957 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 7, 1957
Revised timeline #1: Believing they have identified the final Primary, Cole and Cassie discover they have been tricked by one of the Messengers, who has fallen in love with and married his target. The Messenger stabs his wife with her bone and triggers the last paradox, sending Cassie into a coma for over six months.



101November 7, 1957 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 7, 1957
Revised timeline #2: Cole travels through time without a machine for the first time, back to the day of the paradox. This time, Cole shoots the Messenger before he can trigger the explosion at the factory.



102November 9, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 9, 1957
Sam Beckett leaps into small town coroner Melvin, and must determine how a young, orphaned woman from Germany named Hilla died.



103November 10, 1957 TIME CHASERS 1994 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 10, 1957
Physics teacher Nick Miller takes reporter Lisa Hansen on a date to the 1950s, traveling from the present date of October 24, 1991 to the past date of November 10, 1957.



104November 26, 1957 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 26, 1957
Cassie has been in a coma for 19 days, since she and Cole failed to prevent the final paradox at the Maxwell-Rigfield factory.



105November 28, 1957 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 28, 1957
Sam Beckett leaps into Tyler Means, an old gunfighter who is spending his retirement days acting out scenes from his youth when he supposedly cleaned up the town.



1958 - 66 years ago
106February 25, 1958 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 25, 1958
Sam Beckett leaps into Martin Joseph "Marty" Ellroy, Sr., a bigamist married to two women and two sets of kids that are both starved for his attention.



107May 8, 1958 HUNTER 1984 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

May 8, 1958
Date of newspaper clipping Rick finds in sniper suspect Robert Wakley's resident after he commits suicide - in a collection of Chandler Park sniper clippings.



108May 10, 1958 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

May 10, 1958
Sam Beckett leaps into New York cab driver Max Greenman, trying to earn his medallion in a high-stakes contest.



109June 7, 1958 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

June 7, 1958
Sam Beckett leaps into Darlene Monte, beauty contest finalist competing for the title of "Miss Deep South", and must uncover the reason that his pageant roommate disappears before the pageant ends.



110June 18, 1958 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

June 18, 1958
Sam Beckett leaps into illiterate drifter and multiple murderer Leon Randolph Stiles, currently on the run.



111July 1, 1958 SNEAKERS 1992 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

July 1, 1958
According to Mother, the key meeting took place July 1st, 1958. The Air Force brought the space visitor to the White House for an interview with President Eisenhower. And Ike said, "Hey, look, give us your technology. We'll give you all the cow lips you want."



112July 4, 1958 FRIDAY THE 13TH 1980 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

July 4, 1958
Pamela Vorhees murders two counselors at Camp Crystal Lake that sneak into a cabin to have sex.



113September 1, 1958 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 1, 1958
Sam Beckett leaps into gang member Shane "Funny Bone" Thomas, and must prevent the stabbing of the gang leaders' girlfriend, who Sam believes does not belong on the open road and must be set free. Sam visits with famous writer Jack Kerouac.



114September 6, 1958BILLIARDS AT HALF-PAST NINE 1959 Literature20th Century: 50sEvents

September 6, 1958
Robert Faehmel's routine, which includes a daily game of billiards, is breached by an old friend, forcing him to confront both public and private memories.

115September 8, 1958 HOWARD THE DUCK 1986 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

September 8, 1958
Howard the Duck hatched, per his Marshington D.C. driver license.



116September 9, 195811/22/63 2011 Literature20th Century: 50sEvents

September 9, 1958
If you pass through the magic time portal in the back of the storage closet of Al's Diner, you will be sent back in time to September 9, 1958 at 11:58 am.

117October 31, 1958 MACGYVER 1985 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 31, 1958
Penny Parker's Aunt Betty disappears. Sylvia Lang: "She stayed shut up in that old house all alone. One day she just... Left town for good. That was in '58. 30 years to the day, in fact. On Halloween night... After seven years, they declared her dead."



118November 18, 1958 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

November 18, 1958
Sam Beckett leaps into Victor Panzini, member of a Hungarian family Arial act, and must save his sister from falling to her death when she tries to perform the deadly "triple" trapeze act without a net.



119December 5, 1958 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 5, 1958
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball 1958-1959 schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Corinth High School in Oakwood.



120December 12, 1958 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 12, 1958
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Allerton High School in Allerton.



121December 22, 1958 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 22, 1958
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Clarion High School in Oakwood.



122December 25, 1958 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1958
Bexter spends Christmas Day out alone while others enjoy his apartment: Guess what I did last Christmas? Had an early dinner at the automat, went to the zoo, and then I came home and cleaned up after Mr. Eichelberger. He had a little eggnog party here.



123December 31, 1958 THE GODFATHER PART II 1974 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 31, 1958
Fredo pretends not to know Johnny Ola, Roth's right-hand man, but later inadvertently reveals they know each other, leading Michael to realize that Fredo is the traitor.



1959 - 65 years ago
124January 2, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

January 2, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Manchester High School in Manchester.



125January 3, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 3, 1959
Date of a deposit in Marion's checkbook.



126January 6, 1959 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

January 6, 1959
One of several times that Sam Beckett leaps into Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who supposedly murdered President John F. Kennedy.



127January 9, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

January 9, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Plainville High School in Oakwood.



128January 11, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 11, 1959
Date of a withdrawal in Marion's checkbook.



129January 15, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 15, 1959
Date of a deposit in Marion's checkbook.



130January 16, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

January 16, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Manchester High School in Oakwood.



131January 20, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

January 20, 1959
Date of a deposit in Marion's checkbook.



132January 30, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

January 30, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Plainville High School in Plainville.



133February 3, 1959 FUTURE MAN 2017 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 3, 1959
Buddy Holly and Ritchie Valens do not die in a plane crash. J1, also known as nut-face Josh, travels back in time, rescuing his heroes that died prematurely and taking them to Haven, A town that exists outside of time and space.



134February 6, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 6, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Clarion High School in Clarion.



135February 12, 1959 KNOWING 2009 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

February 12, 1959
Date of a deadly plane crash - a disaster predicted by Dawes Elementary School student Lucinda Embry in the list of numbers she scribbles for the time capsule that the school buries in 1959. When the time capsule is opened, Lucinda's "artwork" is given to Professor John Koestler's son Caleb, who now attends the school. John inadvertently discovers that Lucinda accurately predicted every major global disaster for the last 50 years.




136February 13, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 13, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Allerton High School in Oakwood.



137February 27, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

February 27, 1959
According to the Oakwood High School Basketball schedule in the Park Drugs drugstore, Oakwood High School plays Corinth High School in Corinth.



138March 3, 1959 MK ULTRA 2022 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

March 3, 1959
Dr. Strauss' patient Shelly's parents die.



139March 5, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

March 5, 1959
British military Lieutenant Terry Decker of 56 Squadron Royal Flying Corps flies through a strange white cloud in 1917 that transports him forward in time to 1959.



140April 18, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

April 18, 1959
Date that previous guest signed the Bates Motel register when Marion signs "Marie Samuels".



141April 30, 1959 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

April 30, 1959
Sam Beckett leaps into comedian Davey Parker, performing at the Gold & Sand Casino in Las Vegas.



142May 12, 1959 WATCHMEN 2009 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

May 12, 1959
Janey buys Jon a beer. Dr. Manhattan: "It is May 12th, 1959, when l'm introduced to Janey. She buys me a beer, the first time a woman has done this for me.As she passes me the cold, perspiring glass, our fingers touch."



143May 12, 1959 WATCHMEN 1986 Comic Books20th Century: 50sEvents

May 12, 1959
Jon's first day at Gila Flats.



144July 4, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

July 4, 1959
Date of firework display at Coney Island sponsored by the American Legion.



145July 19, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

July 19, 1959
Death comes calling on sidewalk pitchman Lew Bookman, informing him that he has a departure appointment at midnight. Bookman convinces him to wait until he has made his greatest sales pitch, "one for the angels".



146July 20, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

July 20, 1959
Shortly after midnight, after making his greatest sales pitch, Lew Bookman meets the original terms of his deal with death, sparing his neighbor Maggie, and leaves with Death.



147August 20, 1959 WATCHMEN 2019 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

August 20, 1959
U.S. government researcher Jon Osterman obliterated after being caught in an experimental intrinsic field generator, later reassembled as the big blue omniscient superhero that would become known as Dr. Manhattan - an event portrayed in Adrian Veidt's play.



148September 9, 1959 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

September 9, 1959
Sam Beckett leaps into radio disc jockey "Howlin' Chick Howell", and must prevent a radio station from being shut down.



149September 13, 1959 STAND BY ME 1986 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

September 13, 1959
Date of the Castle Rock Women's Auxiliary Club Quilting Bee.



150October 13, 1959 KNOWING 2009 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

October 13, 1959
William Dawes Elementary School buries a time capsule in 1959 containing the "artwork" of a student named Lucinda Embry that contains clues about a future disaster.




151October 15, 1959 THE TWILIGHT ZONE 1959 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 15, 1959
Date on the shooting script for movie The Private World of Arthur Curtis, featuring actor Gerald Raigan.



152October 21, 1959 QUANTUM LEAP 1989 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

October 21, 1959
One of several times that Sam Beckett leaps into Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who supposedly murdered President John F. Kennedy.



153November 1, 1959 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

November 1, 1959
C.C. Baxter calculates how far the population of New York City would reach if laid end to end, starting from Times Square: On November 1, 1959, the population of New York City was 8,042,783. If you laid all these people end to end, figuring an average height of five feet, six and a half inches, they would reach from Times Square to the outskirts of Karachi, Pakistan. I know facts like this because I work for an insurance company, Consolidated Life of New York.



154November 10, 1959 WATCHMEN 1986 Comic Books20th Century: 50sEvents

November 10, 1959
A circulatory system walks through the kitchen at the Gila Flats Test Base.



155November 14, 1959 WATCHMEN 1986 Comic Books20th Century: 50sEvents

November 14, 1959
At the Gila Flats Test Base, a partially muscled skeleton stands by the perimeter fence and screams for thirty seconds before vanishing.



156November 22, 1959 WATCHMEN 1986 Comic Books20th Century: 50sEvents

November 22, 1959
Jon rematerializes.



157December 11, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 11, 1959
Marion Crane steals $40,000 from her boss Lowery Real Estate in Phoenix, Arizona and heads for Fairvale, California to see her boyfriend Sam.



158December 12, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 12, 1959
Marion Crane checks into the Bates Motel.



159December 13, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 13, 1959
Norman Bates tells private detective Martin Arbogast that Marion Crane checked out of the Bates Motel Sunday morning.



160December 19, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 19, 1959
Lowery's private detective Milton Arbogast shows up at Sam's hardware store, meeting with Sam and Marion's sister Lila before checking out various motels in the area. He calls Lila after leaving the Bates Motel, telling her he'll see her in an hour. When he doesn't show up, Sam and Lila go to Sheriff Chambers' house.



161December 20, 1959 PSYCHO 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 20, 1959
Sam and Lila meet Sheriff Chambers at his church before driving over to the Bates Motel to look for Lila themselves.



162December 24, 1959 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1959
Cole and Cassie chill by their tree on Christmas Eve.



163December 24, 1959 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 24, 1959
After finding out about Sheldrake's numerous other affairs at the company Christmas party, Fran attempts suicide at Baxter's apartment.



164December 25, 1959 WATCHMEN 1986 Comic Books20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1959
Jon and Janey spend Christmas together.



165December 25, 1959 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1959
Cole and Cassie exchange Christmas gifts. Cassie gives Cole a razor. Cole gives Cassie a butterfly hair pin. Cole finds out he's going to be a father.



166December 25, 1959 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 25, 1959
Fran spends the day recovering at Baxter's apartment. Baxter calls Sheldrake to let him know what happened.



167December 26, 1959 12 MONKEYS 2015 TV Series20th Century: 50sEvents

December 26, 1959
Cole and Cassie take Athan to the House of Cedar and Pine in 1959, when they would have been living, had Cole not been forced to change the future.



168December 26, 1959 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 26, 1959
Fran continues recovering at Baxter's apartment. Sheldrake calls to check on the situation.



169December 27, 1959 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 27, 1959
Baxter prepares to inform Sheldrake that he's in love with Fran, but before he can, Sheldrake informs him that his wife kicked him out, which frees him up for Fran.



170December 31, 1959 THE APARTMENT 1960 Film20th Century: 50sEvents

December 31, 1959
When Sheldrake asks for the key to Baxter's apartment, with the understanding that his refusal will cost him his job, Baxter quits. While celebrating New Year's Eve with Sheldrake, Fran has a change of heart.




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