The Turbulent Years

Sounds of the 60's

Inaugural speach
Neil Armstrong
Candid Camera
Mission Impossible
Ford Mustang

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

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.

U.S. and World News 1960's

Leisure 1960's

On the Homefront 1960's

20th Century Decades