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FC: http://www.latinosenlared.com/revista/category/noticias/el-mundo/accidentes/page/2/ | We Didn't Start the Fire Lyrics | Song By: Billy Joel | http://entrenomadas.wordpress.com/2008/06/14/billy-joel-y-su-honesty/ | BY: LORENA LORENZO

1: Have you ever heard the song We Didn't Start The Fire by Billy Joel? In this project my classmates and I have looked at the lyrics and picked a section in the song. The Five people that are in this book (Harry Truman, Doris Day, Johnnie Ray, Joe DiMaggio and Walter Winchell) are mentioned in the first two lines of the song. Read along and learn more about the people who changed the way we live today.

2: http://reflexionesdiarias.wordpress.com/2010/05/25/harry-truman/ | http://imagina65.blogspot.com/2010/11/la-zona-historica-el-secreto-nazi.html

3: Harry S. Truman | Harry Truman was born in May of the year 1884 in Lamar, Missouri. He was the 33rd president of the united states and lasted about 8 years in his position from 1945 through 1953. Before, he was the Vice President, and watched President Roosevelt as he made hard decisions to end World War II. As president, Truman made some of the most crucial decisions in history to end World War II and prevent another war during the beginnings of the Cold War. Harry Truman was the president who decided to end the U.S. war against Japan by bombing 3 or 4 of Japan's cities. Working with Einstein, they created the nuclear bomb which hit Hiroshima and Nagasaki on the 6 of August in 1945. He also was against the soviet expansion in Europe and tried to help. Hopeful to establish peace Truman signed the charter of the United Nations. He then retired and gave his position to Dwight Eisenhower. Truman died at the age of 88 on the 26 of December in the year 1972.

4: http://noticiasjazz.blogspot.com/2011/04/noticiero-de-jazz-actualidad-abril.html | http://eldiscurso.com/eldiscurso/tag/partido-del-gobierno/

5: Doris Day | Doris day was born on April 3, 1924 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. She was an American singer and actress who preformed in movie musicals. She changed her las name to Day when she began singing on the radio. Doris Day went solo in 2947 and achieved great success as a recording artist. Day's first major film role was in Romance on the High Seas (1948.) Some of her comedies were: Teacher's Pet (1958), Pillow Talk (1959), Lover Come Back (1962), That Touch of Mink (1962), and Send Me No Flowers (1964). from 1968 to 1973 she starred in the Doris Day show, a weekly television series. As her acting career neared to an end, Day focused her attention on animals, confounding actors and others to animals. In 1977 she founded the Doris Day Foundation, and ten years later she became a founding member and president of the Doris Day Animal League, a lobbying organization for laws regulating the treatment of animals.

6: http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/entry/view/johnnie_ray/ | http://schadle.pbworks.com/w/page/40104728/Tracy-Asplin--Joey-Zidones--Austin-Bair

7: Johnnie Ray | Johnnie Ray had a very emotional delivery when he sang a song, and it because fodder for comedians and mimics. He was moved to Columbia, where he recorded some songs. Cry was written by C. Kohnlman and it was later revived by Ray Charles, Ronnie Dove and Lynn Anderson in the 60s and early 70s. The following year he reached the top twenty in a duet with Doris Day called candy lips. Johnnie Ray had become a popular singer, and it wasn't long before he signed a movie contract. Johnnie Ray put 25 hits in the top thirty from 1951 to 1957. His final two to reach the top ten were Just Walking In The Rain and a song that had been written by Marty Robbins, You Don't Owe Me A Thing. In later years Johnnie Ray had liver problems and died of liver failure in February of 1990.

8: http://www.alternatehistory.com/wiki/doku.php/timelines/joe_dimaggio_a_darker_world_war_ii | http://www.redsoxvyankees.com/photo-gallery/yankees/joe-dimaggio1.html

9: Joe DiMaggio | Joe DiMaggio was born on 1914 in California. He played for several mayor league teams, including the Pittsburgh Pirates and the New York Yankees. In 1937 DiMaggio led the American league in home runs and runs scored, and in 1939 and 1940 he led the American league in batting, with average of .352. DiMaggio was a very consistent hitter, early in his career, during his 1933 season with the Seals, he had a hitting steak of 61 consecutive games. In addition to his fine hitting ability, DiMaggio had outstanding skills as a fielder, tying the American league fielding record in 1947 with only one error in 141 games. During the same period the Yankees won 10 American league championships. DiMaggio missed three seasons (1943 through 1945) serving the military during World War II. DiMaggio received the Most Valuable Player Award for the American league in 1939, 1941 and 1947.

10: http://www.allstarpics.net/0030613/012974733/walter-winchell-pic.html | http://people.howstuffworks.com/15-terms-popularized-by-walter-winchell.htm

11: Walter Winchell | Walter Winchell was born April 7, 1897,New York and was a very famous journalist and broadcaster. He first worked for theVaudeville News at the age of 13.Later, he worked for theNew York Daily Mirror, where his widely syndicated column appeared until 1963.Winchell then had a weekly radio program from 1932 until the early1950s where he became a well known person.His opinion news reports brought him a massive audience and great influence from the1930s through the1950s which helped him is a successful journalist.He served as the un seen narrator of the television drama seriesTheUn-Touchables on 1959. Walter then died on February 20, 1972 in Los Angeles, California. His name was added in the lists of The Radio Hall Of Fame in 2004.

12: http://elinglesparatodos.blogspot.com/2010_08_01_archive.html

13: QUIZ YOURSELF! | 1. What number of president was Harry Truman for the United states? 2. Which was the first major film of Doris Day? 3. Johnnie Ray sang a duet with...? 4. For what well known team did Joe DiMaggio Play For? 5. Walter Winchell was a famous...?

14: http://vafamilyconnections.com/

15: Bibliography | Harry Truman: http://millercenter.org/president/truman http://www.doug-long.com/truman.htm Doris Day: http://www.dorisday.com http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000013/ Johnnie Ray: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8831 Joe DiMaggio: http://www.joedimaggio.com Walter Winchell: http://www.evesmag.com/winchell.htm

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