BC: James Baldwin was an influential American novelist, very active in the Civil Rights Movement.
1: The Golden Years was a famous TV show and one of the earliest TV shows in the U.S.
2: Elvis Presley was an American singer, musician, songwriter, and actor. He probably is the biggest influence on music.
3: Jim Morrison was a god of rock. He lived a short life but was a rocker to the extreme.
4: The Beatniks was a simple form of music.
5: A famous American writer, Jack Kerouac was known for his novel "On The Road"
6: Jackson Pollock was an influential painter throughout the 1950's.
7: Lucille Ball was an iconic American comedian and TV personality.
8: A scholar and writer, Ralph Waldo Ellison is known for his novel, "The Invisible Man".
9: Jazz bands were extreemely popular throught the late 1940's and 1950's.