American PC in the 20th century By victoriar10292 1961 BCE Roger Maris of the Yankees breaks Babe Ruths single season home run Roger beat Babes record by 1 Sep 30, 1960 First airing of the flinestones ABC introduced the show to television. Apr 12, 1961 Russians send the first man into space Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was sent into space by the russians. Aug 12, 1961 Berlin Wall is Constructed German soilders helped build the wall. 1962 SDS releases its port huron statement It stated "the civil rights and peace and student movements are too poor and socially slighted, and the labor movement too quiescent". Aug 4, 1962 Marilyn Monroe dies She was only 36 years when she died, when she overdosed from drugs. Oct 1, 1962 James Meridith registers at Ole Mis When he registered, a riot of white people gathered on campus to protest. Oct 16, 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy fixed the emergency by ordering a quarantine of Cuba. Aug 28, 1963 Dr. Kings I have a dream speech The speechs purpose was to fight for freedom and against discrimination. Nov 12, 1963 John F Kennedy is assassinated He was shot in the head after him and his wife were in the back of an open car. Nov 23, 1963 President Kennedy is Elected Kennedy and Richard Nixon and Joseph McCarthy were one of many veterans to get elected to congress that year. 1964 The beatles appear on Ed Sullivan 73 million people tuned in to watch. Feb 7, 1964 The Beatles arrive in the US They arrived at John F Kennedy airport. Feb 21, 1965 Malcolm X assasinated He was killed in the audubon ballroom. Aug 11, 1965 Watts race riots The riots were cuased by the arrest of Marquette fry. 1966 Star Trek TV show affairs Relationships with Gene Roddenberry were involved with Nichelle Nichols and Majel Barrett. Jan 15, 1967 First NFL Football Super Bowl The Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10. Apr 28, 1967 Boxer muhammed ali refuses military service After he refused military service , his title was taken away from him. May 26, 1967 beatles release sgt peppers album May 26, 1967 is when the album was released to the public. Aug 30, 1967 Thurgood Marshall nominated to the supreme court He was the first black person to run for supreme court. Oct 6, 1967 San Francisco ¨Summer of love¨dies ¨Death of Hippie¨ overturned ¨Summer of love. Jan 30, 1968 Tet Offensive It was one of the many military campaigns for the vietnam war. Apr 4, 1968 Martin Luther king assacinated He was killed in TE. Jun 6, 1968 Robert Kennedy is assasinated Sirhan shot Kennedy at a hotel multiples times. Aug 28, 1968 Protests at the 1968 democratic national convention The protest were against the vietnam war Jun 3, 1969 Stonewall riots Members of gay community came together to protests laws that didnt include them. Jul 20, 1969 American astronuats land on the moon Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrich were the first men to land on the moon Aug 18, 1969 Woodstock Concert 400,000 people attended the festival. Nov 11, 1969 Richard Nixon is elected He ran for president from 1969 to 1974. Dec 6, 1969 The rolling stones host the altamont music festival 300,000 people showed up in California for the rolling stones.