Timeline: 1959 (2000)

Genres - Historical Film  |   Sub-Genres - Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 171 min.  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

The Timeline series presents newsreels, audio recordings, radio shows, and lists in order to display the historic events that transpired during the given year. The 1959 edition contains newsreels about cold war, Fidel Castro, and Queen Elizabeth II. A music section contains performances of "La Bamba", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "Sea of Love", "16 Candles", and "Tan Shoes and Pink Shoelaces". Information on events such as the selection of the astronauts, the kitchen debate, and the death of Buddy Holly rounds out this fascinating and entertaining trip down memory lane.



events, newsreels, politician, radio, retrospective, songs