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What major events happened during the time of the Berlin Wall?

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October 07, 2014 12:32AM

The Berlin Wall stood from 1961 until 1989. During this time - Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous 'I Have a Dream' speech and JFK was assassinated in 1963, The Beatles gave their first concert in America in 1964, Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965, MLK and Robert Kennedy were assassinated in 1968, the moon landing occurred in 1969, the 26th constitutional amendment was passed in the United States. In 1978 the first 'test-tube' baby was born in England and the Jamestown mass suicide occurred. The Three-Mile Island nuclear reactor incident occurred in 1979. In 1986 the Challenger space shuttle explodes.