Luis Bunuel makes Los Olvidados.
  North Korea invades the Sout.
  Soviets announce that they have the Atom Bomb.
  Washington and Madrid resume diplomatic relations.
  Fernand Leger paints The Constuctors.
  Pablo Picasso sculpture The Goat.
  US Senator Joseph McCarthy starts his "Witch Hunt" against communists.

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