1960's-6th hour

  • World Events: The Great Society and Medicare

    World Events: The Great Society and Medicare
    Lyndon B. Johnson, civil rights figure, believed that the Federial Governemtnt should try to protect Americans from teh terribe effects of poverty, lack of education, and poor health care. Johnson created Medicare Coverage, Food Stamp, and Project Head Start. Alot of the programs he created are still in affect today.
  • fashion and entertainment; Plaid and Turtle Necks

    fashion and entertainment; Plaid and Turtle Necks
    Turtle necks replaced the shritand tie. Men wore them with sports jakets to keep there neck warm. Plaid was very popular as a shrit and pants. plaid wnet with everything.
  • World Events: Peace Corps

    World Events: Peace Corps
    Peace Corps is an organization that sends volenteers to instruct citizens of underdevleoped countries. President Kennedy spoke to a crowd around 10,00 students challenging them to contribute 2 years of their lives to help people in devloping their countries.
  • fashion and Entertainment; The Go Go Boot

    fashion and Entertainment; The Go Go Boot
    The Boots were made from shiny vinlar plastic. The Boots had a low heal and a zipper. Boots were made by disigner andre courreges.
  • Fashion and entertainment;accesseries

    Fashion and entertainment;accesseries
    60's were all about color so it was pretty coman to see some one with an orange dress purse and shoes walking down the street
  • Sports and Music: Golf was first televised

    Sports and Music: Golf was first televised
    Jack Nicklaus is the best professional player in golf history. The three players in that match were Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Palmer.
  • Sports and Music: The Twist

    Sports and Music: The Twist
    It was a dance that made its first debut on the Dick Clark show.
  • Fashion and Entertainment; KId's toy's

    Fashion and Entertainment; KId's toy's
    Kids had neat toys like the invesible man\ woman were you can see the orgains and bones, artificial pumping heart, and the v-rroom engien.
  • Fashion and Entertainment; The Headband and leather shoes

    Fashion and Entertainment; The Headband and leather shoes
    The Headband was made of bead, thread, leaves, strings of flower,and leather or cloth.
  • World Events: Bay of Pigs

    World Events: Bay of Pigs
    The Bay of Pigs Invasion was the attempt to topple Fedial Castro, whose forces crushed the incursion by the 3rd day. More than 1,000 invaders were captured and about 100 invaders and 150 of Castro's defenders were killed.
  • Science and Technology: Unimation Introduces the First Industrial Robot

    Science and Technology: Unimation Introduces the First Industrial Robot
    The first industrial robot, Unimate, was made in 1954 by George Devol and Joe Engelberger. The first industrial robot was put onto assembly lines in 1961 in General Motors to do welding.
  • Science and Technology: The First American in Space

    Science and Technology: The First American in Space
    The Space Race began against the Russians in 1957, and unfortunately, the Soviets beat us by putting Yuri Gagarin in Space on April 12th. However, on May 5th that same year, Alan Shepard, an American, was launched into Space aboard the Freedom 7.
  • Sports and Music: Wilma Rudolph

    Sports and Music: Wilma Rudolph
    First american to win three gold medals in track and field events at the olympics when she was in high school.
  • Sports and Music: The Beach Boys

    Sports and Music: The Beach Boys
    They released a lot of great albums. Their fourth of july concerts were very popular.
  • Science and Technology: The First LED Invented

    Science and Technology: The First LED Invented
    The first LED (Light Emitting Diode) was invented by Texas Instrument. In 1961, Bob Biard and Gary Pittman discovered that Gallium Arsenide diodes gave off light. They decided it would be a great way to light up rooms and it took off from there.
  • Sports and Music: Wilt Chamberlain

    Sports and Music: Wilt Chamberlain
    set the NBA single game scoring record (100 pts) against the New York Knicks. averaged 30.1 points per game over his career.
  • Science and Technology: Spacewar! Invented

    Science and Technology: Spacewar! Invented
    In 1962, Steve Russel invented Spacewar! at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It was not the first computer game, but it was the first popular computer game. It involved shooting torpedos at each other while avoiding the Sun's gravitational pull.
  • Fashion and Entertainment; James bond moveis

    Fashion and Entertainment; James bond moveis
  • Science and Technology: The First Audio Cassette Invented

    Science and Technology: The First Audio Cassette Invented
    Phillips made the first audio cassette in 1962. In 1963, it became popular in the U.S. Phillips did not anticipate people wanting to record their own music.
  • World Events: Cuban Missle Crisis

    World Events: Cuban Missle Crisis
    Cuban Missle Crisis was the closest the world has ever came to nulclear war. There was an instillation of nuclear-arm Soviet missles on Cuba just 90 miles from the U.S. shore. President JFK made it clear to America about the presence, but luckiley disaster was avioded. U.S. agreed to the Sovit leader to remove the missles on exchange for the U.S. promising not to invade Cuba.
  • Sports and Music: Jimi Hendrix

    Sports and Music: Jimi Hendrix
    Jimi Hendrix was a guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Learned how to play guitar at a young age.
  • World Events: Kennedy Brothers Killed

    World Events: Kennedy Brothers Killed
    President John F. Kennedy called for civil rights and wanted to protect African-Americans. JFK was the youngest first Catholic President elected. Kennedy's brothers, Robert, fought against organized crime and Union Labor corruption. Robert was assassinated in 1968 and President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
  • Fashion and Entertainment; American bandstand

    Fashion and Entertainment; American bandstand
    The host was Dick Clack. The show featured bands and singers like b.b king, chubby checker, the spinners, and the turtels. It was a once a week progrham.
  • World Events: Church Bombings

    World Events: Church Bombings
    In the year 1963, dozens of churches were bombed. African-Americans homes and busniesses were also bombed. On Septemeber 15, four teenage girls were killed in a church bombing and there were countless amounts of people injured. On Septemeber 18, Martin Luther King delivered the serimony for the murdered girls.
  • Science and Technology: The First Ford Mustang is Introduced

    Science and Technology: The First Ford Mustang is Introduced
    One day, Lee Lacocca had a dream of a car that would be affordable, yet sporty. So, on April 17, 1964, the Ford Mustang was introduced at the New York's World Fair, straight off the assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford sold over one million Mustangs of its first eighteen months on the market.
  • Sports and Music: The Beatles

    Sports and Music: The Beatles
    They are the greatest popular group of all time. They are the most sucessful entertainers of the 20th century.
  • World Events: Struggle for Civil Rights

    World Events: Struggle for Civil Rights
    African-Americans would use non-viloent demonstrastions such as; marches, bus boycotts, and more. People oppsed to civil rights used viloence to try to disrupt the marches by using water hoses, clubs, dogs, and fists. Eventually, congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Science and Technology: First Compact Disc (CD) Invented

    Science and Technology: First Compact Disc (CD) Invented
    The first CD was made in 1965 in Colombus, Ohio. James Russel made the first CD to make a better way to store and listen to music. Although it was made in 1965, it only became popular in 1980 by Phillips.
  • Sports and Music: Pink Floyd

    Sports and Music: Pink Floyd
    They all met each other in high school and decided to form a band called Pink Floyd.
  • World Events: Voting Rights for African-Americans

    World Events: Voting Rights for African-Americans
    Southners made literacy tests and effictive tool to keep blacks from voting. Whites did not have to take this text becase the Grandfather Cluase. This means that anyone whose grandfather could vote during the time of slavery, you could vote.
  • Sports and Music: The Supremes

    Sports and Music: The Supremes
    They set the record for the most consecutive number one hits by an american group. Their final performance was june 12, 1977.
  • Sports and Music: Bob Dylan

    Sports and Music: Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan wrote songs about getting stoned and also wrote a lot of songs with lyrical poetry often scornful of racism.
  • Fasion and Entertainment; Seseme street

    Fasion and Entertainment; Seseme street
    The show was to prepare preschoolers for school. The show tought them the basics like cricles and shapes numbers
  • Fashion and Entetainment; The Frist Paper Dresses

    Fashion and Entetainment; The Frist Paper Dresses
    THe dress was created by the scott paper company and with every perchous you got a coupon for any scott paper products
  • Fasion and Entertainment; The Flinestones

    Fasion and Entertainment; The Flinestones
    popular animated cartoon pectured two stone age families the flinstoones and the rubbles
  • World Events: Martin Luther King Jr.

    World Events: Martin Luther King Jr.
    On August 28, 1963 he gave his most famous "I Have A Dream" speech for civil rights. He wanted African-Americans to achive full eaquality rights in America. He was assassinated in 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4,
  • World Events: The Vienam War

    World Events: The Vienam War
    The Vietnam War occured in Vietnam, Southeast of Asia. It represented a successful attempt on the part of the Democratic Rebulic and the National Front for the Liberation of Vietnam to unit and impose a communist system over the entire nation. Generally veiwed as an indirect conflict between the U.S. and Soviet Union, with each nation and its allies supporting one side.
  • Science and Technology: The First Internet Invented (ARPAnet)

    Science and Technology: The First Internet Invented (ARPAnet)
    ARPAnet was invented in 1969 by Charles M. Herzfeld. ARPAnet was used to protect military information. Herzfeld said it was not meant for military use when it was created.
  • Science and Technology: The First Men Walk on the Moon

    Science and Technology: The First Men Walk on the Moon
    On July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin were launched into Space. Their objective was to succesfully land and walk on the Moon, and on July 20, that goal was accomplished. You may remember that special day by what Neil Armstrong said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
  • Science and Technology: The First ATM Makes Its Public Debut

    Science and Technology: The First ATM Makes Its Public Debut
    The first ATM (Automatic Teller Machine) was made by Don Wetzel. It made its debut in Chemical Bank in Rockville Center, New York. The first could only give out cash, but today they can do much more.