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Hundreds of couples wearing sailor hats and nurse's caps gathered at Times Square on Saturday to commemorate the 65th anniversary from the end of World War II. They were re-enacting Alfred Eisenstaedt's photograph of your young sailor passionately kissing nurse Edith Shain in Times Square. A 26-foot-statue entitled 'Unconditional Surrender' which replicated that famous moment was erected to the celebration in Times Square, New York. It was, supposedly, the ideal existence. The nuclear family lived in comfort. The patriarch a good job to provide for his family as well as the loving wife stayed in your own home to raise the children. The children grew up inside a world that's quickly shrinking. Radio and television were becoming permanent fixtures in every home. This technology introduced the Baby Boomers on the music in the 60s. Some in the big names in early 60s music all left one recording studio, the Sun Record Company, based out of Memphis, Tennessee. Artists like Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison all got their start on the Sun Record Company. Many of them followed the strategy designed by Presley. His music would be a mixture of gospel, blues and hillbilly music. B.B. King, who's probably the greatest blues musician of all time, knew of Presley well before he became famous. Presley combined blues, gospel, and hillbilly music to help develop a new form of music ... Rock and Roll.