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Decade - 1960s

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The 1960s was the decade that started on January 1, 1960, and ended on December 31, 1969. The most notable events in the 1960s include the Nigerian Civil War (1967) and the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy (1963).
February 28 was available in the year of 1965 and february 29 isnot available in the year of 1965 as it is not a leap year.
Young generations rebelled against the conservative norms of the time, as well as disassociate themselves from mainstream liberalism. They turned away from the high levels of materialism which were so common during the era. It began in the United States as a reaction against the conservative social...
Rod Laver in 1961, 1962, 1968 and 1969
it meant going up to a person and teabaging it until it is dead
There was no program for it. It was just done as a matter of conducting the war itself. If there were casualties from an air action, then rescue helicopters were deployed; if there where casualties involving infantrymen (grunts) then medics were deployed along with stretchers or just carrying the...
She died in the Holocaust, which did not last until the 60's, so no.
Most women in 1962 were mothers and housewives.
For what? Rubles to Yen? Dollars to donuts? And of course whatever rate you wish to discuss would vary greatly from 1960 to 1969.
The Freedom Riders inspired other people to take a stand andrealize that segregation is bad. It caused a spiral of events tohappen (for example, Jackie Robinson becoming the first AfricanAmerican baseball player) that led to the dismantling ofsegregation.
Popular culture refers to anything that is enjoyed by enough peopleto be mainstream. Naturally, something that is successful andappeals to a wide audience will be replicated and repeated.
1. Dwight D. Eisenhower 2. Martin Luther King Jr. 3. John F. Kennedy 4. Richard M. Nixon
Definitely Billy J Kramer and The Dakotas! Great rhythm, variety of songs and a bonus- the looks!
Martin Luther King Jr. Was Buried In Atlanta Georgia
Mao Zedong (Chairman of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China)
As Hippies we were free spirited and were protesting against the morals and values of the older generation. We were against consumerism and therefore our clothing was recycled: found in thrift stores, rummage sales, antique shops, etc. We also got things from Army Surplus (bell bottoms and p-coats)....
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 expanded voting rights to blacks by prohibiting use of literacy tests and other forms of discriminatory qualifications .http://answers.encyclopedia.com/question/did-voting-rights-act-1965-do-499915.html .http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_did_the_Voting_Rights_Act_of...
February 1-4, 1960, the first "sit in" by black college students at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. May 5, 1961, Soviets sends the first man into space. February 20, 1962, John Glenn is the first man to orbit the earth. August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King,...
Hippies emerged from the peaced and antiwar protest movements of youth groups during the late 1960's.
In the 1960's the Dan Ryan Expressway was build and caused a linebetween the black and white communities. The Southside did not havea sustainable enough economy and over time it lost most of thepopulation leaving mostly poorer families.
The 36th President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the civil rights actwhich was lead by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The difference these days is cars back in the 1900's were not that stylish and were really dull they have improved the cars in the 1960's and 70's by speed and style.
baseball,basketball,football,hockey, and golf
yes.to Mary P. Washington
They were using diesel and at many places using electricallocomotives.
Brett Favre was born in 1969 (the last year of the sixties), so there was no way for him to play for any team in the 1960's.
The Boston American League baseball club was first known as the Somersets until 1905 when they became know as the Puritans for two years. After that they became the Red Sox and have been that ever since. In the 1960s they were still officially the Red Sox, but they were, and are, sometimes referred...
amazing, the best word i can come up with, some of the best and most iconic cars were built in the 60s, the typical American muscle scene was introduced in the mid-60s, the mini cooper all be it, it was first made in 1059. but cmon.... and of corse not to mention the timeless classics ;)
Growing up in the sixties was odd - I remember the doctor's office had a separate waiting room for blacks and I thought that was the weirdest thing. My black friends had to sit in the balcony if we went to a movie together, and we white kids sat downstairs (I wanted to sit upstairs with them). I...
The U.S. and the Soviet Union (USSR) were the two nations racing to put a man on the surface of the moon.
Hippies in the 1960's wore mostly floral outfits. They liked wearing flare pants, round sherly glasses, tattoos of peace symbols, barefeet, long hair and instruments for the males and for the females they liked wearing micro mini skirts, flowers in their hair, sandels, black or coloured tights and...
Christmas fell on the most important day - Sunday.
mostly every thing we do today except their technology wasn't as advanced
Yes, that is true. Keep trying and ask some questions that could get some information for your narrative. The subject that you're writing about might also help.
Well, he must have been okay with it considering the fact he was a communist
they did what we do today just without technology and they were a lot fitter and could play games in the street without getting hit by a car
In 1961, physicist Theodore Maiman perfected the laser, now widely used in surgery, holography, communications, and printing. .Douglas Englehart of Stanford University developed the computer mouse along with a five key "corded" keyboard in 1964. .The first hand-held calculator was invented in 1967...
The hairstyle of the 1960's were bubble or bouffant hairstyles.
valentina tereshkova was the first woman to visit outerspace
the Korean War - June 25th 1950 to July 27 1957 The decolonization of Africa and Asia The Suez Crisis, 1956 war in Egypt
Rosa parks martin lurther king malcom x betty friedan Cesar chavez
There are multiple varieties of this coin with values ranging from face (1 cent) to several thousand dollars. The chances of having one of the valuable ones are pretty slim, but if you want to check it out you can compare your coin to pictures in a book such as the Krause Guide to World Coins.
The first commercially available television had exactly one channel. It was John Logie Baird's Televisor and it was used by the BBC from 1929 to 1936. At the time, the BBC transmitted just one signal so the single channel receiver was perfectly adequate to receive all of the broadcasts.
1965---Regular .289 Hi-test .309 1960 was 17.9 that when I graduated high school.
Rock Hudson, Tab Hunter, Montgomery Clift and Anthony Perkins, Paul Lynn, Roddy McDowel.
with their food their clothes and their tv shows
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in the 1960s. Woodstockoccurred as well as the first moon walk in the 1960s.
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baked beans usually HP or Cross and blackwell but heinz as well . chips eggs fishcakes spam
In Vietnam, with action extended into Laos and Cambodia. It was know as the Vietnam War..But it turns out that this military activity was designated as "a police action" and the U.S. was not at war with any of the countries where America was fighting.
Who were the top pro gofers in the 1960's
Summer: 1960 - Rome, Italy 1964 - Tokyo, Japan 1968 - Mexico City, Mexico Winter: 1960 - Squaw Valley, United States 1964 - Innsbruck, Austria 1968 - Grenoble, France
Men were the providers. They went out, worked, and came home to their wife and children. The woman's job was to stay home and look after the children and do all of the cooking and cleaning while her husband was out making money to take care of the family financially.
There were 2 CO's commanding USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the world's first Nuclear Carrier, in 1963: Captain Vincent P. de Poix - Plank Owner - November 11, 1961 (Commissioning on 25 Nov 1961) to July 20, 1963 Commanded Enterprise through the Cuban Missile Crisis, her first International Crisis. ...
When developers built affordable mass produced houses in placessuch as Levittown it caused the prices of competitors homes tofall. It also caused the suburbs to grow.
Aside from computers (which were mostly used by businesses and the military), technology was all analog. Long-distance communications relied heavily on terrestrial microwave relay networks and undersea cables. The first transatlantic communications satellite was launched in 1965. Real-time control...
LSD was highly expirimental with groups of ARMY soldiers in the Tuskegee experiments.
around about the price of 4.50
The leader of the Nation of Islam (NOI) is a man named Louis EugeneWolcott who is better known as Louis Farrakhan Muhammad Sr.
Lets see... there was the Vietnam war, JFK was both elected andassassinated, SPACE RACE, civil rights movement, Olympic games inrome, I have a dream speech, martin Luther king jr. assassinated,Beatles were popular, Walt Disney died, First Super Bowl. And as you know the HIPPIES.
Bob Fosse, Barishnekov, Giselle, are three that come to mind. Yes, her name was simply Giselle, she was a ballerina who over dosed.
In the 1960s British culture still had a very strong hold on every day Australian life. Food clothing and religious culture were very British.
Augie Doggie and Doggie Daddy ,Top Cat , Jetsons , George of the Jungle , Jonny Quest , Yogi Bear , Wally Gator , Magilla Gorilla , Space Ghost , Rocky and Bullwinkle , Mighty Mouse , The Mighty Heroes , reruns of Looney Tunes , Quickdraw McDraw , Popeye , Deputy Dawg , Tom Terrific , Lariat Sam ,...
Well there are 3 that are that were important back in the days: Astronauts, Biologists, and Scientists. There is many more you can find to.
They asked Martin Luther King j.r to help and once he made that wonderful speech it went to their heads and changed life as we know it.But Martin Luther couldn't do it if he didnt have help by the Freedom Riders.
In the 1970s, "Smiley" was fairly bland: a smile or frown. Most were printed large, such as 8 and 1/2" by 11" sheets as a cheap printing to plaster on telephone poles. Of course, all were bright yellow faces with black features. Later, hair was added but never replaced the original Smiley.
Dancing was very popular in the 1920's! People would dance dance's such as the Charleston, the black bottom and the shimmy. People also smoked and drank.
he was a chief and leader
These are three famous firsts that happened in 1964: .Willie Mays was the first black player chosen to be a team captain in baseball. He was with the San Francisco Giants.  .Jerrie Mock was the first women to fly solo around the world.  .Sidney Poitier was the first black actor to win an...
Check Hemmings Motor News.com No such car. It would have to be either an AMC or a Rambler. AMC didn't come into the picture until 1966. That car would be a Rambler and there are many models and body styles possible and it is all about condition. This site can help you, http://www.nadaguides.com...
1/6d - one shilling and sixpence for a pint of milk.
Mennon Skin Bracer, Old Spice, Avon Wild Country, English Leather, 007, Jade East, Swing, Sportsman, Yardley Black Label, Denim Splash, Avon Spicy, Hai Karate, Hugo Boss, Musk for Men, Brut. Several of these are still available. 'Pagan Man' which is now unobtainable in stores, but can be found...
"have long hair they were necklaces and were head bands." this is a horribly incomplete notion of what a hippie "was" and "was doing". TRUE hippies, and i won't sugar coat this so as to not mislead people. TRUE hippies were a new take on the beat generation. Wikipedia generally defines...
Just under 200 kilometers, about 120 miles, as the crow flies.
Stripes/plaid jeans farmers clothes tuxedos and yeah that stuff sooo ya