1960's

Timeline created by alexcohen37
In History
  • Russians send first man to space

    Russians send first man to space
    Russians send first man to space
  • Woodstock Concert

    Woodstock Concert
    Very popular today. Started a new era
  • American astronauts land on moon

    American astronauts land on moon
    Niel Armstrong is the first one to set foot on it. Many people do not believe this.
  • The "Flintstones"

    The "Flintstones"
    This was a very popular cartoon show.
  • President Kennedy Elected

    President Kennedy Elected
    JFK is elected as the US president. He was the 35th president.
  • Berlin Wall is Constructed

    Berlin Wall is Constructed
    Some dudes built a wall in Berlin
  • Roger Maris

    Roger Maris
    of the yankees breaks Babe Ruth's single season home run record.
  • Marilyn Monroe Dies

    Marilyn Monroe Dies
    She took too many drugs and overdosed
  • James Meredith registers at Ole Miss

    A riot broke out on campus to intergrate an all white school.
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    Confrontation between Russia and US
  • I Have a Dream

    I Have a Dream
    MLK delivers I have a dream speech.
  • JFK Assasination

    JFK Assasination
    Some guy shot JFK in the head during a parade in Texas. He died.
  • Beatles show up in US

    Beatles show up in US
    Some band from another country rolls into the US hoping to become famous. It obviously worked.
  • New York Fair Begins

    New York Fair Begins
    Still very popular everywhere across the US
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Gulf of Tonkin Incident
    Led to US engaging more in Vietnam
  • Lyndon B Johnston

    Lyndon B Johnston
    defeats Barry Goldwater
  • Malcom X assassinated

    Malcom X assassinated
    A violent civil rights leader was assassinated. MLK did not agree with him.
  • Watts Race Riots

    Watts Race Riots
    riots begin over racism
  • San Francisco "Summer of Love" begins

    San Francisco "Summer of Love" begins
    A social phenomenon where 100,000 hippies gathered to do various activities.
  • First NFL Superbowl

    First NFL Superbowl
    Packers beat the Chiefs. Trophy named after Lombardi the Packers coach
  • Mohammed Ali

    Mohammed Ali
    refuses military service.
  • Beatles Release Sgt. Pepper's Album

    Beatles Release Sgt. Pepper's Album
    This is a very popular album which people still enjoy today.
  • Thurgood Marshall nominated to The Supreme Court

    Thurgood Marshall nominated to The Supreme Court
    Thurgood Marshall still affects a lot today in our society
  • Tet Offensive

    Largest political campaign during the Vietnam War, Uprising of Tet Mau
  • MLK Assassination

    MLK Assassination
    A very sad day for many colored American citizens
  • Robert Kennedy Assassination

    Robert Kennedy Assassination
    Following his fathers foot steps.... he is shot and killed. His father would have been proud.
  • Protests

    Protests
    at the 1968 Democratic National Convention
  • LSD

    LSD
    declared illegal by US government
  • Richard Nixon Elected

    Richard Nixon Elected
    Nixon is elected as the US president.
  • Stonewall Riots

    Stonewall Riots
    A sequence of riots broke out by members of gay societies in NYC
  • Manson Family

    Manson Family
    brutally murders Sharon Tate.
  • The Rolling Stones

    The Rolling Stones
    host Altamont music festival