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Transcript of 1960
Bailey v. Patterson
Group of African Americans
subject of law-imposed discrimination
challenged segregated services in interstate & intrastate transportation
felt their constitutional rights were violated
Decision: no state can order racial segregation on interstate or intrastate transportation services
The Rolling Stones’ Mega Hit Song, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”
Peace, love, and harmony
She wore an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot... mini skirt?
TV debate Nixon vs. Kennedy
The debate was televised by 4 broadcast televisions. The result was JFK won by 119,000 out of 68 million people.
Operation Rolling Thunder
American’s aerial bombardment campaign conducted against North Vietnam on February 24, 1965
Martin Luther King speech
He delivers a speech attacking U.S foreign policy in Vietnam. Over 100,000 people attend the rally to the United Nations building in New York
Tet Offensive was one of the largest military campaigns, launched by the forces of North Vietnam against the forces of South Vietnam, the United States and its allies.
Soviet built wall to keep people in from moving to West Berlin. It remained until 1989
Cuban missiles Crisis
U.S spy planes discovered missiles in Cuba. JFK made an agreement with USSR to removed missiles from Cuba and promised to not invade Cuba
JFK made a campaign through Dallas and was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald
Shelton v. Tucker
Known as Supergame
January 15, 1967
Green Bay Packers - 35
Kansas City Chiefs - 10
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Martin Luther King led the Civil rights movement marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. They encountered massive resistance.
First Moon Landing
Neil Armstrong was the first person who landed and walked on the moon’s surface by Apollo 11
January 14, 1968
Green Bay Packers - 33
Oakland Raiders - 14
Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida
January 12, 1969
New York Jets - 16
Baltimore Colts - 7
Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida
Shelton, an Arkansas teacher for 25 years refuses to affidavit.
- a written document in this case pertaining to a list of every organization he/she was a part of in the past 5 years
Ruling: cannot make him disclose the information because it is unconstitutional
New York Yankees - 0
Los Angeles Dodgers - 4
Dodgers second title in five years
Opening of Dodger Stadium
Beehives and bouffant
Pants! Bell bottoms
Powell v. McCormack
Baltimore Orioles - 4
Los Angeles Dodgers - 0
Baltimore Orioles first championship in franchise history
World Series in the 60's
Afroyim v. Rusk
Jones v. Mayer Co.
U.S first troops in Vietnam war
U.S. were involved in Vietnam war by sending 3,500 first U.S. troops to South Vietnam.
reelected to the House of representatives
the House refused to seat Powell
thought was unlawfully excluded for seat
Defendants said: Congress had the right under the Constitution to judge qualifications of its members
elected and seated in the 91st Congress
The federal debt was only at $290.5 billion
Sesame Street First Airs
Beys Afroyim, from Poland, became an American citizen in 1926
while visiting Israel, he voted in an election for the Israeli Parliment
in 1960, wanted to renew his U.S. passport, the U.S. State Department refused
U.S. State Department informed him that under the Nationality Act of 1940, U.S. citizens shall "lose" their citizenship if they vote "in a political election in a foreign state
lost in both a federal district court & an appeals court
If you have $100 Converted from 1960 to 2005 it would be equivalent to $679.09 today
First computer with integrated circuits
hand held Calculator
John F. Kennedy
In 1960 a gallon of gas was 25 cents and by 1969 was 35 cents
First man on the moon
graduated from Harvard
PT Boat Commander
House Representative by age 28
Senator by age 35
elected to be president by age 43
Assassinated in 1963 in Dallas
Direct dial phone
Minimum Wage $1.00
Lyndon B. Johnson
was sworn in to be president on Air Force One
urged to move forward & build on JFK's legacy
Medicare & Medicaid
Civil Right Act of 1964
prevented discrimination of race & gender
The Rolling Stones
Males 66.6 years Females 73.1 years
filed a complaint that Mayer Co. wouldn't sell them a house based on their race
Supreme Court ruled that they have a say in not just public auction but private as well
no matter what they can take action to make sure that minorities will be able to buy the same things as white men
Martin Luther King Jr.
August 28, 1963
"I Have A Dream"
Attempt to Help push through Civil Rights Act
traveled over 6 million miles
married at age 19
sent to prison for stealing cars
got divorced and married Candy Stevens
went to prison again for stealing money
released in 1967
he was charged with 7 counts of murder
Barbie gets a boyfriend!
First Video Game Console
First Compact Disk
Soft Contact lenses