Forrest Gump Film Timeline

Timeline created by yessenia_mendoza
In Film
  • Forrest Hip Dance With Elvis

    Forrest Hip Dance With Elvis
    In 1952, Elvis Presley stayed at the Gump's resindency. During his atay, he learned a very unique dance move from Forrest. This dance move later made an outbrake in the music industry.
  • U.S lands on the moon

    U.S lands on the moon
    Apollo 11 is launched up to space, and the U.S is the first to land on the moon.
  • All-American Team Meets Prsident John F. Kennedy

    All-American Team Meets Prsident John F. Kennedy
    During this date Forrest and his team mates have the honor to meet the president at the time, John F. Kennedy.
  • Desegregation of University of Alabama

    Desegregation of University of Alabama
    During this date, Alabama's Governor George Wallace ends his blockade in the University of Alabama and allows two African American students to enroll.
  • JFK Is Assassinated

    JFK Is Assassinated
    While driving through Dallas, John F. Kennedy, is shot to death.
  • Forrest Enters Vietnam War

    Forrest Enters Vietnam War
    After college Forrest has no set plan for his future. After his graduation ceremony, he is asked if he will like to join the army, so he does. Then he is shipped to Vietnam, to fight I'm the Vietnam War.
  • Forest Saves Members Of Platoon

    Forest Saves Members Of Platoon
    While looking for his friend Bubba, Forrest saves many soldiers, who are wounded.
  • Forrest Discovers Ping-Pong

    Forrest Discovers Ping-Pong
    While being recovered Forrest is introduced to ping-pong. He quick becomes a great player of the sport.
  • Forrest Receives Medal of Honor

    Forrest Receives Medal of Honor
    After saving the members of the platoon, Forrest is granted the medal of honour.
  • Hound Dog Release

    Hound Dog Release
    In the year 1969,Elis Presley released his hit song, Hound Dog.
  • Forrest Goes To China

    Forrest Goes To China
    During this year the 31st championships received an invitation to visit China.
  • John Lennon's on Dicky Talk Show

    John Lennon's on Dicky Talk Show
    John Lennon former memeber of the Beatles, makes his appearance on the Dicky Cavett Talk Show.
  • John Lennon song, "Imagine" is released

    John Lennon song, "Imagine" is released
    John Lennon releases his now well know song, Imagine as a solo artist.
  • Watergate Break

    Watergate Break
    This major political scandal that occurred in the 1970s as a result of the June 17, 1972, break-in at the Democratic National Committee
  • Bubba Shrimp Co.

    Bubba Shrimp Co.
    After Forrest's best friends dies (Bubba), he grants his whishes and creates, The Bubba Shrimp Co.
  • Nixon Resignates

    Nixon Resignates
    In this date former president Nixon resigns, passing his position to the vice president at the the time, Gerald Ford.
  • Hurricane Carmen Strucks Louisiana

    Hurricane Carmen Strucks Louisiana
    In this day a major Atlantic hurricane, made a landfall on the US coast of the Gulf of Mexico, making mass distruction.
  • Apple Computer Goes Public

    Apple Computer Goes Public
    Apple goes public. now it's one of the most succesful companies known in the world.
  • President Carter Collapses

    President Carter Collapses
    Three days after leaving offic, previous President Jimmy Carter collapses to the ground in Georgia.
  • Forrest receives Jenny's letter and President Reagan is attacked

    Forrest receives Jenny's letter and President Reagan is attacked
    After waiting for such along time Forrest finally receives Jenny's letter. Shortly after he goes visits her, and learns he has a son.
  • Jenny Dies

    Jenny Dies
    In 1982, Forrest experinced a tragic lost when his wife, Jenny dies due to an unknown diseas.