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Deadly Typhoon Vera Strikes Japan

Deadly Typhoon Vera Strikes Japan

https://youtu.be/6mrtXkCjX9w Typhoon Vera (Isewan Typhoon), was an unusually powerful tropical cyclone that struck Japan in September 1959. Vera was the strongest and deadliest typhoon on record to make landfall in Japan. The storm caused...

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Khrushchev & Eisenhower Meet at Camp David 

Khrushchev & Eisenhower Meet at Camp David 

  In September 1959 Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev made an extended visit to the USA. While visiting Los Angeles, Khrushchev was infuriated when barred from visiting Disneyland because of security concerns. Khruschev and President Eisenhower met at Camp David in...

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Russian Probe Luna 2 Strikes Moon Surface

Russian Probe Luna 2 Strikes Moon Surface

  In September 1959, Luna 2, the sixth Russian spacecraft launched to the moon, was the first spacecraft to reach the moon's surface and the first man-made object to make contact with another celestial body. Luna 2 impacted on the Moon's surface at...

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