America in the 60´s

Timeline created by Justinhiler
  • President Kennedy is elected

    President Kennedy is elected
    Kennedy was the 44th president
  • Berlin Wall is Constructed

    Berlin Wall is Constructed
    The Berlin Wall was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union initiated by the American discovery of Soviet ballistic missile deployment in Cuba.
  • John F Kennedy is assasinated

    John F Kennedy is assasinated
    John F Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas Texas
  • Beatles Arrive in the USA

    Beatles Arrive in the USA
    Pan Am Yankee Clipper flight 101 from London Heathrow lands at New York's Kennedy Airport–and “Beatlemania” arrives.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Gulf of Tonkin Incident
    An international confrontation that led to the United States engaging more directly in the Vietnam War
  • Beatles Release Sgt. Peppers Album

    Beatles Release Sgt. Peppers Album
    It spent 27 weeks at number one on the UK Albums Chart and 15 weeks at number one on the Billboard Top LPs chart in the US.
  • Tet offensive

    Tet offensive
    Series of Vietcong and North Vietnamese attacks
  • Robert Kennedy is assassinated

    Robert Kennedy is assassinated
    Robert Kennedy was shot in Los Angeles California
  • Richard Nixon is elected

    Richard Nixon is elected
    46th president of the United States
  • American astronauts land on the moon

    American astronauts land on the moon
    Apollo 11 blasted off on July 16, 1969. Neil Armstrong, Edwin Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were the astronauts on Apollo 11. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon.