• To Kill A Mockingbird

    To Kill A Mockingbird
    The Book Named "To Kill A Mockingbird" was written. The book was later banned due to its content. Published July 11th 1960.To Kill A Mocking Bird, was published. It took 2 and a half year to write, and gained immediate success. It won the Pulitzer Prize. Then it 1962 it was adapted into a movie. Today it is regarded as an American Classic. This was the only novel Harper Lee ever published.
  • First Televised Presidential Debate

    First Televised Presidential Debate
    John Kennedy of Massachusetts and Vice president Richard Nixon had the first-ever televised presidential debate. The first debate was centered on domestic issues.
  • Beatles

    The Beatles recorded their first single, “Love Me Do”, in September of 1962. It was a success but when their second came out, (“Please Please Me”) it became their first number one hit. In early 1963 they became extremely popular in Great Britain. They spent much of that year touring. They thought it was going to be a real challenge becoming popular in the U.S., but when they arrived at the New York airport, they were greeted by 5,000 screaming fans. Their popularity in America was ensured after
  • Where The Wild Things Are

    Where The Wild Things Are
    The book, Where The Wild Things Are, was published in 1963 and was written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. The book was at first, banned from libraries until people realized children kept flocking to the book. After two years, the ban was lifted. In 1964 the book received the Caldecott Medal, and has been adapted into many different forms of art, including opera, motion pictures, animation, and musical pieces. Today it is in the Top 100 Picture Books of All Time.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech

    Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech
    Martin Luther said his "I Have A Dream Speech on August 28th, 1963 in front of 200,000 people. The speech was told on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. The speech was focused on teh main points of racism and how he has a dream that one day blacks and whites will be treated equally and play hand in hand in schools in the future. Hpw the Place where his father died will not be terrible and cruel.
  • John F. Kennedy Assasination

    John F. Kennedy Assasination
    In Dallas, President John F. Kennedy was riding in a presidential motorcade with his wife and Governor of Texas and his wife when he was shot.
  • Dr. James D. Hardy

    Dr. James D. Hardy
    Attemtped a heart transplant in 1964. Broke new ground in medicine and made a change in hospitals forever. Made Heart Transplants possible by end of decade. He attempted by trying to put a chimpanzee's heart into a man who was sure to die of heart failure. The attempt was not a success, but it was the first ever heart implant.
  • First Superbowl Game

    First Superbowl Game
    It was played January 15, 1967. The Green Bay Packers faced the Kansas City Chiefs and won with a score of 35-10. Bart Starr was named MPV of this Super Bowl, and was the Packers quarterback. It was the only Super Bowl simultaneously broadcast by two networks, NBC and CBS. The Super Bowl I entertainment was consisting of college bands. It was the only Super Bowl to not have been a sellout.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated

    Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated
    Martin Luther King Jr. Was assassinated on April 4th, 1968. At 6:01 P.M he was shot by a sniper's bullet. He was standing on the balcony of his room of the Lorraine Motel. In Memphis, Tennessee. He was shot without warning by a .30 caliber sniper bullet, which went through his right cheek to his neck and stopped at his shoulder blade. He was immediately taken to a hospital and confirmed dead at 7:05 P.M.
  • Richard M. Nixon

    Richard M. Nixon
    Richard M. Nixon became inaugarated on January 20, 1969. Richard Nixon became the 37th president of the United States with vice president Spiro Agnew. Chief Justice Earl Warren administered the Oath of office. He won every state except Massachutesetts in the Electoral College. Became only president to resign from office.
  • Vietnam War News

    Vietnam War News
    Deaths In the Vietnam war reach 33,641 for U.S. Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War took place during 1959-1975 in present-day Vietnam, Southeast Asia. It represented a successful attempt to impose a communist system over the whole nation. This war occurred during the Cold War. It is viewed as an indirect conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. American forces became directly involved in the war between 1965 and 1973.
  • Apollo 11 Launch

    Apollo 11 Launch
    Apollo 11 Mission Launched. Lunar module carrying neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Mission plan: land two men on the lunar surface and return them safely to Earth. It took place at the Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A on July 16, 1969 at 08:32 a.m. The crew included Mission Commander Neil aArmstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. They planned to collect lunar samples, deploy several experiments, and examine and photograph the lunar.
  • Apollo 11 Lands on Moon

    Apollo 11 Lands on Moon
    Apollo 11 carrying Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Landed on the moon on July 20, 2069. Neil Armstrong was the first man to land on teh moon. Apollo 11 carried the first geologic samples from the Moon back to Earth. They collected 22 kilograms of material, including 50 rocks, samples of the fine-grained lunar “soil,” and the two core tubes that included material from up to 13 centimeters below the Moon’s history