The Cold War border between Austria and Hungary was opened for a short period of time for the Pan-European picnic.
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Although a standard hamburger cost the price of ten loaves of bread, some news outlets estimated that 30,000 people passed through the doors on the first day.
The Moscow–Washington hotline entered operation, providing a direct link between the Kremlin and the Pentagon.
Beginning at midnight on the 13th August 1961, East German police and army began to close the border with West Berlin.
The sensational defection of Stalin’s only surviving child made international news and four days later, at a press conference in the Plaza Hotel, she denounced the Soviet Communist regime and her father’s leadership.
The Bay of Pigs Invasion was launched by the CIA-sponsored paramilitary group Brigade 2506.
Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon’s National Security Advisor, made a secret trip to China to meet with Premier Zhou Enlai.
On the 26th June 1963 American President John F. Kennedy declared US support for West Berlin with the phrase, “Ich bin ein Berliner” – I am a Berliner – 22 months after the Soviet-supported DDR, more commonly known as East Germany, built the Berlin Wall.
On the 24th September 1946, Clark Clifford and George Elsey presented a report to President Truman in which they recommended “restraining and confining” Soviet influence
On the 31st January 1990, fast food chain McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in the Soviet Union on Moscow’s Pushkin Square.
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