1960's Project

  • Halogen Lamp Invented

    Halogen Lamp Invented
    U.S. Patent 2,883,571 was granted to Elmer Fridrich and Emmett Wiley for a tungsten halogen lamp - an improved type of incandescent lamp - in 1959. A better halogen light lamp was invented in 1960 by General Electric engineer Fredrick Moby. Moby was granted U.S. Patent 3,243,634 for his tungsten halogen A-lamp that could fit into a standard lightbulb socket. During the early 1970s, General Electric research engineers invented improved ways to manufacture tungsten halogen lamps.
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  • I Want to Hold Your Hand The beats

    I Want to Hold Your Hand  The beats
    I Want to Hold Your Hand is a song form the 1960 it was rock and roll
  • jeopardy

    it was the frist game show in the 1960
  • The flintstones

    The flintstones
    it was set in the stone age it was a bount dinsorar etc.
  • Inherit in the wind

    Inherit in the wind
    it was a hollywood flim
  • John F. Kennedy elected

    John F. Kennedy elected
    JFK was elected president of the United States
  • First manned spacecraft

    First manned spacecraft
    The Vostok was the first manned spacecraft. It was created by Rassia. The mann inside the spacecraft was Yuri Gagrin. The Vostok would fly into space and get into an orbit around the Earth then it would come back down to Earth.
  • Bay of pigs

    Bay of pigs
    The United States invading Cuba.
  • First Man In Space

    First Man In Space
    .Astronaut Allen Shepard first man in space , July 21 , 1961.
  • Berlin wall

    Berlin wall
    A giant wall was built to seperate the city of Berlin from the communists.
  • Gemini Project

    Gemini Project
    The Gemini Project helped NASA learn more about livinthe g in space. Wich led to the Apollo missions. Dering the Gemini project alos led the the first American in space.
  • First Audio Casette Invented

    First Audio Casette Invented
    The Philips Company of the Netherlands invented and released the first compact audio-cassette in 1962. They used high-quality polyester 1/8-inch tape produced by BASF. Recording and playback was at a speed of 1.7/8 inches per second.
  • "Space Wars" First Computer Game Invented

    "Space Wars" First Computer Game Invented
    It was in 1962 when a young computer programmer from MIT, Steve Russell fueled with inspiration from the writings of E. E. "Doc" Smith*, led the team that created the first computer game. It took the team about 200 man-hours to write the first version of Spacewar. Steve Russell wrote Spacewar on a PDP-1, an early DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation) interactive mini computer which used a cathode-ray tube type display and keyboard input. The computer was a donation to MIT from DEC, who hoped MIT's
  • First American To Orbit Earth

    First American To Orbit Earth
    John Glenn, Jr. becomes first American to make an orbital flight , Feb. 20 1962.
  • Space Needle in Seattle built

    Space Needle in Seattle built
    The Space Needle was built for the worlds fair in Washington.
  • Orbit the earth six times

    Orbit the earth six times
    Walter Schirra orbits the Earth six times. He is the first Ameericanto orbit the Earth six times. He did this in his Sigma 7.
  • Cuban missile crisis

    Cuban missile crisis
    The Cuban missile crissi happened on this date.
  • Tom and jerry

    Tom and jerry
    It was abount a tom cat try to get the mouse the mouse thru pie and eggs and the cat
  • Refuses to open doors for blacks to go to school

    Refuses to open doors for blacks to  go to school
    Alabama Governor George Wallace , refused to open the doors to allow blacks into schools, June 11, 1963.
  • First women in space

    First women in space
    Valentia Tereshkova was a Russian cosmonaut. She was the first woman in space. The spacecraft that she was abourd was the volvok 6.
  • First Black Man At The University Of Missippi

    First Black Man At The University Of Missippi
    James Meredith becomes first black man at the University of Mississippi. Graduated Aug. 18, 1963.
  • Civil rights rally

    Civil rights rally
    Martin Luther King Jr. gives famous speech, "I have a dream ..." He spoke to 200,000 at a Civil Rights Rally on Aug. 28, 1963 in Washington D. C.
  • John F. Kennedy Assasination

    John F. Kennedy Assasination
    Former U.S. president was killed in Dallas Texas after attending a charity event.
  • BASIC computer language invented

    BASIC computer language invented
    BASIC (standing for Beginner's All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code) was written (invented) in 1963, at Dartmouth College, by mathematicians John George Kemeny and Tom Kurtzas as a teaching tool for undergraduates. BASIC has been one of the most commonly used computer programming languages, a simple computer language considered an easy step for students to learn before more powerful languages such as FORTRAN. BASIC's popularity was spread by both Paul Allen and William Gates, in 1975. Gates a
  • Cigarettes cause cancer

    Cigarettes cause cancer
    Surgeon General Luther Terry: Tells people that cigarettes cause cancer , Jan. 11, 1964.
  • Beatels

    Beatles invade America Feb. 10 ,1964.
  • Civil Rights Act passd

    Civil Rights Act passd
    This act stoped segragation in all public places.
  • First close range image

    First close range image
    The Ranger 7 was the frist spacecraft to get a colse range image of the moon.
  • China's atomic bomb

    China's atomic bomb
    China has successfully created an atomic bomb.
  • Presidency

    Lyndon B. Johnson won Presidency against Barry Goldwater, Nov. 3 , 1964
  • Soft Contact Lens Invented

    Soft Contact Lens Invented
    Adolph Fick first thought of making glass contact lenses in 1888, but it took until 1948 when Kevin Tuohy invented the soft plastic lens for contacts to become a reality.
  • Compact Disk (CD) Invented

    Compact Disk (CD) Invented
    A compact disk (cd) is a popular form of digital storage media used for computer files, pictures, and music. The plastic platter is read and written to by a laser in a CD drive. It comes in several varieties including CD-ROM, CD-R, and CD-RW.James Russell invented the compact disk in 1965. James Russell was granted a total of 22 patents for various elements of his compact disk system. However, the compact disk did not become popular until it was mass manufactured by Philips in 1980.
  • Whinston Churchill Dies

    Whinston Churchill Dies
    The former Prime Minester Churchhill dies at age 90.
  • U.S. troops in dominican republic

    U.S. troops in dominican republic
    U.S. troops were sent to the Dominican Republic to fight communists.
  • Draft Card Burning Act Passed

    Draft Card Burning Act Passed
    The act was passed because many people would burn their cards so they wouldn't be drafted into the army.
  • First space walk.

    First space walk.
    Alexei Leonov was the first person to perform a space walk. He spent 12 min. outside of his spacecraft.
  • First America space walk

    First America space walk
    Ed White performed the first space walk. He was tied to the spacecraft by a long rope so he woldn't float away.
  • First walk in space

    First walk in space
    Astronaut Edward White takes first walk in space June 3, 1965
  • U.S. troops in Vietnam

    U.S. troops in Vietnam
    U.S. troops were deployed to south Vietnam on this date.
  • Kevlar was invented

    Kevlar was invented
    Stephanie Kwolek’s research with high performance chemical compounds for the DuPont Company led to the development of a synthetic material called Kevlar which is five times stronger than the same weight of steel. Kevlar, patented by Kwolek in 1966, does not rust nor corrode and is extremely lightweight. Many police officers owe their lives to Stephanie Kwolek, for Kevlar is the material used in bullet proof vests. Other applications of the compound include underwater cables, brake linings, space
  • First man made object to land on venus

    First man made object to land on venus
    The Venus 3 spacecraft was the first spacecraft to impact Venus.
    It was created by the Russains. It had to travel about 26 million miles th reach Venus.
  • Bat Man

    Bat Man
    It was a tv show a bont a guy who save people and proteck the city.
  • Miranda V. Arizona case

    Miranda V. Arizona case
    An act passed so when your arested your right have to read out to you.
  • Frist spacecraft to orbit the moon

    Frist spacecraft to orbit the moon
    The Luna 10 becoms the frist spacecraft to orbit the moon. It was created by Rassia.
  • Mao starts revolution

    Mao starts revolution
    Chairman Mao of china starts a cultural revolution.
  • Computer Mouse Invented

    Computer Mouse Invented
    Douglas Engelbart changed the way computers worked, from specialized machinery that only a trained scientist could use, to a user-friendly tool that almost anyone can use. He invented or contributed to several interactive, user-friendly devices such as the computer mouse.
  • First Hand Held Calculator Invented

    First Hand Held Calculator Invented
    Jack S. Kilby, an engineer at Texas Instruments, had invented the integrated circuit (IC) at TI in 1958. A year earlier a Japanese firm had introduced the first all-transistor desktop calculator; it weighed 55 pounds and cost $2500. Kilby, Jerry D. Merryman and James H. Van Tassel, all engineers at TI, wanted to build an IC-based, battery-powered "miniature calculator" that could add, subtract, multiply and divide, yet could fit in the palm of the hand.
  • First RAM Chip invented

    First RAM Chip invented
    Referered to as random-access memory or RAM, it allowed data to be accessed randomly, not just in the sequence it was recorded.
  • First Barcode Scanner Invented

    First Barcode Scanner Invented
    The first commercially successful barcode reading system was patented in November 1969 by John F. Keidel for the General Atronics Corp.
  • First ATM

    First ATM
    An automatic teller machine or ATM allows a bank customer to conduct their banking transactions from almost every other ATM machine in the world. As is often the case with inventions, many inventors contribute to the history of an invention, as is the case with the ATM. Read each page of this article to learn about the many inventors behind the automatic teller machine or ATM.
  • First Artificial Human Heart Implant

    First Artificial Human Heart Implant
    first total artificial heart for human use implanted in 1969.
  • ARPAnet (first Internet) was invented

    ARPAnet (first Internet) was invented
    "The Internet may fairly be regarded as a never-ending worldwide conversation." - supreme judge statement on considering first amendment rights for Internet users. On a cold war kind of day, in swinging 1969, work began on the ARPAnet, grandfather to the Internet. Designed as a computer version of the nuclear bomb shelter, ARPAnet protected the flow of information between military installations by creating a network of geographically separated computers that could exchange information.
  • let it bee by the beast

    let it bee by the beast
    the song is was a bout let it bee
  • Nixon elected

    Nixon elected
    President Richard Nixon get elected.
  • U.S. begins bombing

    U.S. begins bombing
    The U.S. begins bombing communist Cambodia.
  • First Man on the Moon

    First Man on the Moon
    The first successful mission to the Moon was the Apollo 11 created by the United States. There were three men who were on Apollo 11. Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, Command Module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module pilot. Neil Armstrong was the first Man to step on the moons serface. The other person that was on the Moon with Neil Armstrong was Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
  • Cult

    Charles Manson, leader of a cult, kills five people, one of them was an actress who was 81/2 months pregnant, Aug. 10, 1969.