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The Swingin' Sixties
Transcript of The Swingin' Sixties
Lyndon B. Johnson
Born on August 27, 1908, in the state of Texas, Lyndon B. Johnson was the 36th president of the United States. He was the oldest of 5 children.
Richard M. Nixon
Born on January 9, 1913, in California, Richard Nixon was the 37th president of The United States. His mother was a quaker and had a strong effect on his life.
John F. Kennedy
Born on November 8, 1922, in South Africa, Christiaan Barnard was the first human to perform a heart transplant in 1967 and the first double-heart transplant in 1974. He and his three brothers grew up extremely poor, attending local schools, Barnard then went to the University of Cape Town where he recieved his first Master's degree.
Born on August 5, 1930, in Ohio, Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon. He was the eldest of 3 children and had an intrest in airplanes ever since his first flight when he was 6.
Born on March 9th, 1934, in Russia, Yur Gagarin was the first human to journey into outer space. He had a tough life early on, losing his home and two of his sisters to the Nazis during the war.
The First Laser
Invented by Dr. Theodore Maiman in 1960, a laser, short for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation, is a very intense, highly directional beam of light. Lasers are used for multiple purposes, especially in the military, such as targeting or various types of surgeries.
Star Trek Introduces
The word "Trekkie" was somewhat of a status symbol in science fiction and the late 1960s. A "Trekkie" is simply a person who is a fan of "Star Trek".
Discoveries, Pop Culture, and The Arts
The Swinging Sixties 1960-1969
Martin Luther King Jr.
Automated Teller Machines or ATMs
James Bond's Debut
Spider Man's First Appearance
Born on January 15th, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia, Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist. He was one of the main "Civil-rights Movement" leaders and through his activism, he played a pivotal role in ending the legal segregation of African-American citizens in the South and other areas of the nation.
Invented by John Shepherd Barron in 1969, ATMs were a step into the future of banking. It was greatly convenient for citizens as you no longer would have to go all the way to the bank to make a withdrawl from your account.
In 1962 James Bond was introduced into media as, "The Secret Agent Who Always Has an Answer." He was known to always escape impossible situations almost completely unscathed.
Created by Stan Lee, Spider Man first in 1962 with the release of his first known comic, "Amazing Fantasy #15". Since that day, Spider Man has become one of the most known "Marvel" heroes to date.
The Beatles were an English Rock Band formed in Liverpool in 1960, they were regarded as the foremost and most ifluential of the Rock Era. Incredibly, they stayed together for 10 years, which is longer then most bands.
The Outsiders was published on April 24, 1967, with 4/5 stars. The Outsiders is a young-adult fiction, written by S.E. Hinton.
Movies, Books, Favorite
This poem was written by Maya Angelou (1928-2014) in 1969. She was an author, songwriter, poet, and historian.