Robert Aldrich started his film career in 1941 as a production clerk at RKO pictures, he worked his way up and in the mid 1950’s created his own production company. His most renowned films are Kiss me deadly, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane, and The Longest Yard (1974). Among the stars in The Dirty Dozen were Lee Marvin and Ernest Borgnine. Lee Marvin was born February 19, 1924.
In the year 1963, a number of movies were released. Elvis Presley had just created his 12th film, It Happened at the World’s Fair. I chose this film to review because it was based from that year so it shows a lot about what it was like to be around in the 60’s. It was released on April 3, 1963. The movie was filmed in Seattle at the site of the 1963 World’s Fair.
The couple opened a law office in Mary Vale. Nonetheless, Sandra devoted the majority of her time to raising her son born in between the years 1957 to the year 1962. Sandra joined a wide array of groups with the purpose of improving the community and being involved in politics. Sandra O'Connor made a return to full-time employment in the year 1965 as an assistant to the chief law office and assistant attorney in the state. The state senator from Arizona resigned in 1969, and this contributed to the incumbent governor Williams appointing her to replace him.
Gregorio Esparza was born in San Antonio de Béxar his birth name was José Maria Esparza. He is known as a defender of the Alamo. He was born on February 25, 1802. Gregorio married Anna Salazar whom he had a daughter and three sons. All of Gregorio Esparza’s family was present during the siege of the Mexican Army but only one of his sons Enrique Esparza was one of the eyewitnesses to see his father’s death.
When he was two, his mother died, leaving his father to take care of him, his five brothers, and his three sisters. This led to a very close familial bond between him and his siblings, as well as with his
Elvis Aaron Presley, a Rock-N- Roll icon, was born on January 8, 1935. His parents are Vernon and Gladys Presley. Presley was born a twin, but his identical brother was stillborn. Elvis’s original middle name was Aron to resemble his stillborn twin’s middle name, but he legally changed it to Aaron as a biblical and traditional spelling. In 1953, Elvis cut his first demo at Sun Studio; he also began touring all over America.
This left Mexicans the largest immigrant group in Los Angeles. Jose Diaz was born on December 9, 1919 in Durango, Mexico. In 1923, the Diaz family emigrates to the U.S. The Diaz family moves into a house on a compound in Los Angeles, in 1928. Two years later, the Los Angeles population
With Wagner who helped with the script Steinbeck traveled to Mexico for the filming ; on this trip he would be inspired by the story of Emiliano Zapata, and subsequently wrote a film script (Viva Zapata!) directed by Elia Kazan and starring Marlon Brando and Anthony Quinn. In 1947, Steinbeck made the first of many trips to the Soviet Union, this one with photographer Robert Capa. They visited Moscow, Kiev, Tbilisi, Batumi and Stalingrad, some of the first Americans to visit many parts of the USSR since the communist revolution. Steinbeck 's 1948 book about their experiences, A Russian Journal, was illustrated with Capa 's photos. In 1948, the year the book was published, Steinbeck was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Academy award, known better by its nickname: Oscars, have begun 87 years before. In 1927, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) was established by Louis B. Mayer. Mayer, a director of many great movies like Ben-Hur, Virtuous Wives, and Greed, searched for a way to unite the five branches of the film industry; which are actors, directors, producers, technicians, and writers. From his eagerness for the oneness of the film industry, Mayer hosted the first Oscar awards at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in California, and invited many filmmakers and professionals to the awards. Mayer, with his organization, AMPAS, held the awards annually until the the 25th awards was televised on March 19th, 1953.
The Life and Times of Diego Rivera Diego Rivera is one of, if not the most, famous artist to ever come out of South America. His influence can be seen not only to his own country, but also all over the world. Rivera was born on December 13, 1886, the date of one of many Mexican religious festivals, in Guanajuato. He was the first in a set of twins. His twin brother’s name was José Carlos and he died at the age of one and a half.
He passed away in 1919. Knowledgeable of his failing health, Nicola sold his butcher shop and used half of the profits for the dowry of his daughter, Rose. He died on August 26, 1919, in Hammond, Louisiana, at the age of 64. Rose Macaluso was born in 1878 in Louisiana to Mariana Maiurana, age 16, and Nicola Cusimano, age 23. # She was married on April 27, 1901, in New Orleans, Louisiana to Bartholomew Macaluso.
A colonizer and statesman, Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala was one of the most talented and capable of the many native Mexicans involved in Texas ' struggle for independence from Mexico. He was born in the villiage of Tecoh in what is now the state of Yucatan, Mexico, on October 3, 1789. While still in his teens, de Zavala became an ardent advocate of democratic reforms. As a result of his political activism, he was imprisoned in 1814 for three years. When released, he re-entered politics and by 1820 represented Yucatan in the Spanish Cortes in Madrid.
Maria Martinez, also known as Marie or ‘Pond Lily’, was an artist that was world-renowned for her amazing pottery. After her birth in 1884, she lived in the San Ildefonso Pueblo in the Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico. Martinez was a Native American of Tewa heritage. In Pueblo, pottery is seen as a communal and common activity and this is how Martinez picked this skill up. By the time she was an adult, she met her husband, Julian.
Throughout United States history, success has been achieved through the exploitation of the lower class by the more dominant higher class. The lower class is used as cheap labor force, working terrible conditions which can comprise of dangerous substance exposure and the potential to lose limbs or even ones’ life. Immigrants are usually thrown in this situation due to lack of money and a language barrier. Commonly, like in Federico’s ghost, immigrants are put to work doing farm work, which is comprised of back breaking work and long hours in the beating sun. The author of Federico’s Ghost is Martin Espada, a Latino man born in New York.