The 1960s

  • Invasion Plan is authorized

    Invasion Plan is authorized
    President Kennedy authorizes the invasion plan and in order to disguise US support they landed at the Bay of Pigs
  • Wide World of Sports

    Wide World of Sports
    Premier of ABC's Wide World of Sports, hosted by Jim Mckay. The two events were the Penn Relays from Franklin Field in Philadelphia and the Drake Relays from Des Moines, Iowa
  • Polaroid color film

    Polaroid color film
    The first polaroid color film is invented
  • New Fashion

    New Fashion
    Bold multicolor outfits become popular
  • Martin Luther King speech

    Martin Luther King speech
    Martin Luther King delivers " I have a dream speech"
  • To Vietnam

    To Vietnam
    After Kennedy is assassinated there are 16,000 US advisors in Vietnam
  • Assassination of JFK

    Assassination of JFK
    President Kennedy was assassinated today.
  • Beatles make American Debut

    Beatles make American Debut
    The Beatles made their American debut on The Ed Sullivan Show
  • Largest Demonstration

    Largest Demonstration
    a Peace Moratorium turns into the largest demonstration in the nations history - 2 million people march
  • First on the Moon

    First on the Moon
    United States has the first people to land on the moon and they win the space race!
  • Charles Manson

    Charles Manson
    Charles Manson talks members of his family into killing people
  • Woodstock Music and Art Fair started

    Woodstock Music and Art Fair started
    The Woodstock Music and Art Fair was an event held at Max Yasgur's 600 acre dairy farm in the rural town of Bethel, New York