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Entertainment in the 60's
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The 1960's was a period of time when the fashion was outrageously cool.
Sports and teams began to become a big part of American culture.
Music was one of the biggest effects on everyone.
Tv shows were also very popular and family based.
*Quick video about everything
fashion in the 1960's
First Lady, Jaqueline Kennedy was one of the most iconic fashion idols of the 60's
the bikini became popular in 1963 after being featured in the musical "Beach Party"
the mini skirt was invented by fashion designer, Mary Quant.
Pierre Cardin and Douglass Millings designed the Beatles suit which became fashionable for men.
Many women during the decade wore fake eyelashes.
Leslie Hornby, a british model nicknamed "Twiggy" for her thin figure, was a fashion idol to young girls.
In the middle of the decade, cullotes, go-go boots, boxed shaped PVC dresses and other PVC clothes were popular.
popular hairstyles for women was the beehive, where they teased their hair and piled it high on their head.
the biggest influence of men hairstyle of the decade came in the form of the mop top hair.
Towards the end of the decade, the hippie style emerged, influenced by the Vietnam War.
Sports & Teams!
The National Basketball Association (NBA) started in the 1960s
Muhammad Ali was famous boxer in the 1960's. His original name was Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr.
The Olympics were also being held during the 1960's.
The first "Supergame" was in 1967 between the Greenbay Packers and the Kansas City Cheifs.
Greenbay packers had won the game making it the first ever supergame champions.
In 1967 the ABA was invented, which stood for the American Basketball Assocation.
It gave many college students opportunities to become NBA stars.
Music in the 60s
Over all music was a big part of the 1960's
there was hippy music
there was rock and roll music
Everyone loved rock and roll, It got really popular as soon as it began to play.
FILMS AND TV SHOWS IN THE 60'S
The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are an American rock band of 5 formed in Hawthorne , California in 1961.
The lead singer of the Beach Boys is Mike Love
The band's early music gained popularity across the U.S. for its close vocal harmonies
Albums they made were "Made In California", "Surfin' USA", etc.
The members of the band were Brian, Dennis and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and friend Al Jardine.
Some popular songs were : Good Vibrations,Kokomo,pet sounds and Darlin
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Fashion And Accessories Of The 1960'S
Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer, musician, and actor. One of the most popular and loved musician.
Elvis was born in Tupelo, Mississippi in 1935
Presley's first RCA single, "Heartbreak Hotel" released in January 1956, was a number-one hit in the U.S.
He became a leading figure of rock and roll or "King of Rock"
He made his film debut in "Love Me Tender" in November 1958
He was nominated for 14 Grammy's but won 3, recieving the Grammy LifeTime Achievement Award at age 36
"West Side Story"
West Side Story is a 1961 American musical film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.
The film was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet
The film was released on October 18, 1961 and became the second highest grossing film of the year in the United States.
The film won ten Academy Awards in its eleven nominated categories, including Best Picture, as well as a special award for Robbins.
West Side Story holds the distinction of having won more Academy Awards than any other musical film
Psycho is a 1960 American suspense horror film directed by Alfred Hitchcock
it had led four Academy Award nominations
It is considered one of Hitchcock's best films and praised as a work of cinematic art
The film was ranked among the greatest films of all time
The film was released on September 8, 1960 in the United States
"Sesame Street" was a popular kids show that educated children and they still have the show running today.
The series premiered on November 10, 1969 to positive reviews
Mary Poppins is a 1964 American musical fantasy film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Walt Disney
the film recieved a total of thirteen Academy Award nominations
"Muscle Beach Party"
Muscle Beach Party is the second of seven beach party films produced by American International Pictures
the intial release was in 1964
It stars Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello and was directed by William Asher
American Bandstand was an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989
The show featured teenagers dancing to Top 40 music and at least one popular musical act—over the decade
It premiered locally in late September 1952 as Bandstand on Philadelphia television station WFIL-TV Channel 6
The Beatles were an English rock band that formed in Liverpool, in 1960
The members of the band were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr
They became widely regarded as the greatest and most influential act of the rock era
They have had more number-one albums on the British charts and sold more singles in the UK than any other act
By early 1964 they had become international stars, leading the "British Invasion" of the United States pop market
In August 1969, the Woodstock Music & Art Fair took place on a dairy farm in Bethel, NY
Over half a million people came to a 600-acre farm to hear 32 acts play over the course of four days .
By August 13, some 60,000 people had already arrived and set up camp
Fashion was very cool.They would always dress up and look fansy.
Music got very popular mostly rock and roll.American bandstands and tv shows were very popular and all families would watch it.
American bandstands and tv shows were very popular and all families would watch it
Overall everyone was very united with their families.
Sports were a big part of the community.