Four men sat at a Woolworth's store in North Carolina and ordered four coffees.The store refused to serve them.
Peace Corps is founded by JFK to involve Americans in global democracy, peace, and freedom.
Berlin Wall was constructed.
Berlin Wall is built to separate West Berlin and East Germany during the Cold War.
The audio cassette is invented.
The audio cassette is invented by the Philips Company of the Netherlands.
Marilyn was found dead in her home. It is believed that she committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.
Cuban Missile Crisis
The United States discovered Russia was building nuclear missiles in Cuba. JFK decided to place a naval blockade around Cuba. It ended with United States agreeing not to invade Cuba and the Soviets would dismantle their weapons.
Lava Lamp Fad
This lamp comtained a light bulb at the bottom that heated the wax inside the glass causing it to rise and fall making it look like lava hence its name.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
He gave his inspiring speech, "I Have A Dream", this helped changed America's viewpoint on racism.
John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas, Texas. He was shot in the head while sitting in an open limo with his wife.
One of the countries most famous rock bands were The Beatles. They had hit tracks like Hey Jude and Let it Be.
The 1964 Summer Olympics
This olympics event was the very first olympics ever to be held in Asia. This olympics was also the first to be televized.
The famous movie about a nanny who comes to babysit for a rich banker.
Malcom X assassinated.
Malcom X is assassinated at Audubon Ballroom while speaking.
The U.S. sends troops to Vietnam
U.S. sends troops in response to in response to the Gulf of Tonkin, they are the first troops that arrive in Vietnam.
Hippie Style Fashion
This style was when women or men wore tie dye shirts with bell bottom pants. Their hair would usually be super straight while wearing granny glasses.
The United States decides to let suspects know their rights and make it routine police procedure during the court case of Miranda v. Arizona.
Mao Zedong starts the Cultural Revolution
A 10-year social experiment started by Mao Zedong. He wanted to cleanse China and had the Red Guard started.
This unique hairstyle, also known as the ''natural'' hairstyle allowed people to sweep their hair back and away from their forehead in a messy manner.
Marshall is the first African American to be appointed as Supreme Court Justice.
Platform Boots Fashion
These were sexy boots that usually went all the way up to the knee with tall heels.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
He was shot at the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel by James Earl Ray.
Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy is shot right after winning the California primary.
The computer mouse invented by Douglas Engelbart.
Douglas Engelbart invents the first computer mouse at the Stanford Research Institute with help from his colleague Bill English.
First man on the moon.
Americans are the first on the moon. Three men, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins land on the moon. Neil Armstrong said his famous quote, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
The hit TV series for children about wonderful puppets and animals teaching the alphabet and other fascinating educational stuff.