The Turbulent Years




Sounds of the 60's

Inaugural speach
Neil Armstrong
Candid Camera
Mission Impossible
Ford Mustang
JerryGarica’s

Audio files were retrieved from "Archer Audio Archive."
The 1900s - Headlines & Audio from 1900-1999. Archer Audio Archive. 2007. Archer
& Valerie Productions. 10 Jan. 2007 http://archer2000.tripod.com/1900.html


1960's Fast Facts



  • The television show “Hallmark Hall of Fame: Macbeth” won Emmys for Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Drama, Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Drama, The Program of the Year, Outstanding Single Performance By an Actor and Actress in a Leading Role, in the year 1960-1961.
  • In 1964 University of California Las Angeles defeated Duke in the National College Athletic Association Basketball Championship (98-83)
  • In 1966 Montreal defeated Detroit in the Stanley Cup (hockey). (4-2)
  • In 1969 “Oliver!” won a Grammy for Best Picture.
  • John F. Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic to become President of the United States.
  • Before President Lynden B. Johnson became a politician, he was a schoolteacher in Texas.
  • Most of the people killed in the Vietnam War were civilians.
  • In 1963 a dynamite bombing happened in Birmingham, Alabama killing four young girls.
  • The first favorite toy was the James Bond Aston Martin from Corgi is the most popular to in this year 1960. Kids from all over loved this toy.
  • People spoke Japanese in this century, they didn't understand anything else but Japanese.
  • Woman invented clothes and other things too. Which is for all kinds of people and children too.
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U.S. and World News 1960's


Leisure 1960's


On the Homefront 1960's


20th Century Decades