Tokyo Olympic Games

The 18th Olympic Games was held in Tokyo in 1964. The holding of this Olympic Games greatly contributed to Japan's growth. The color TV spread due to the Olympic Games.
The twelveth Olympic Games was due to be held in Tokyo in 1940. However, Japan declined holding the games due to the intensified War with China. And the venue of the twelveth Olympic Games was changed to Helsinki. However, the games were stopped because of World War II which started in 1939.