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Transcript of 1960's
http://nces.ed.gov/programs/digest/d11/tables/dt11_083.asp Credits Government, Military, Technology, and
Developments Government and Military Technology and Advancements in this time Inventions: There were also many fads during this time in entertainment. On TV, shows such as Star Trek and Sesame Street aired for the first time, along with the Super Bowl and the presidential debates. 1963 1961 LOOKS OF THE 60's The beginning of "hippies" started in the 60s The smiley face was a very common thing to see on clothing articles and other things in the 60s Women usually wore mini skirts and leather boots. Men wore Paisley shirts and leather trousers. In 1966, brightly colored clothes was very popular. TEENS Many teens had jobs and were making money. Because of this, many designers were designing clothes specifically for teens since they could buy them. A common hobby for many teenagers was skateboarding Two of the many important days during the 60s Laser Halogen lamp Audio cassette Fiber-tip pen Space Wars
(the first computer video game) Video disk Acrylic paint Permanent-press fabric BASIC
(an early computer language) AstroTurf Soft contact lenses Compact disk Kevlar First hand-held calculator Computer mouse First computer with
integrated circuits RAM Artificial heart Bar-code scanner Arpanet (first internet) ATM During the Cuban Missile Crisis, leaders of the U.S. and the Soviet Union engaged in a tense, 13-day political and military standoff in October 1962 over the installation of nuclear-armed Soviet missiles on Cuba, just 90 miles from U.S. shores. The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. Tsar Bomba, the largest nuclear bomb created at the time, was detonated. The first James Bond movie starring Sean Connery also premiered. In music, popular songs included "Hey Jude" and "Yellow Submarine" by the Beatles, "Satisfaction" by the Rolling Stones, and "Light My Fire" from the Doors MUSIC Headlines Elvis Presley also became popular around this time, in 1960 he came out with "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" and in 1963 "Devil in Disguise". Music lightened the mood for people despite the war First Walmart was built John F. Kennedy's "Man on the Moon" speech The Berlin Wall was built. Italy asks for help to stabilize the Leaning Tower of Pisa First Super Bowl was played Advancement Hippie or "Flower Child" point of view came to be Movies "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Scout- Mary Badham
Atticus- Gregory Peck "Lawrence of Arabia"
T.E. Lawrence- Peter O'Toole "8 1/2"
Guido Anselmi- Marcello Mastroianni "La Dolce Vita"
Sylvia: Anita Ekberg
Marcello Rubini: Marcello Mastroianni Starring:
Harmonica: Charles Bronson
Jill McBain: Claudia Cardinale
Frank: Henry Fonda
Cheyenne: Jason Robards Icons Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993)
created the famous film "Breakfast at Tiffany's" during this time. Twiggy was a famous model during the 1960s, who inspired many of the trends of the time. “The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.”
John Lennon Goals: Providing technical assistance; helping people outside the United States to understand American culture; and helping Americans to understand the cultures of other countries. The Sixties was a decade for change and advancement into the modern age. Olympics "Black Tuesday" occurred when the U.S.'s Olympic track and field team dropped to an all-time low in medals since 1928. It was so devastating because for decades, the U.S. had "monopolized" the track and field events.