The 1960's

  • NASA sent up ECHO, the first communication sateellite to be seen with the naked eye

    The idea behind a communications satellite is simple: send a signal into space, and send it back down to another spot on the globe. NASA engineers soon discovered the easiest way to accomplish this is to bounce signals off a giant metal balloon floating in orbit.
  • John F Kennedy inagurated as president of the USA

    The inaugration marked of the commencement of the term of John F Kennedy which lasted 2 years until the assassination later on November 22, 1963
  • Adolf Eichmann was executed

    Adolf Eichmann was founded guilty and was sentenced to death. His body was cremented and turn into ashes
  • Martin Luther King Jr made a speech "I dream the dream"

    More than 200,000 people demonstrators came to Washinton DC to demand equal rights for Black and Whites
  • Tokyo summer Olympic Games ceremony

    The 1964 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in Tokyo, Japan in 1964. Tokyo had been awarded with the organization of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but this honor was subsequently passed to Helsinki because of Japan's invasion of China, before ultimately being canceled because of World War II.
  • Winston Churchill died

    On 15th January 1965 Winston Churchill suffered a stroke that left him gravely ill. He died at his home nine days later, at age 90, shortly after eight o'clock on the morning of 24th January 1965
  • Walt Disney creator died of cancer

    Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse and a Pioneer of animated films, died of cancer on December 15, 1966, but his legend lives on.
  • First heart transplant

    The first heart transplant was performed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard in Cape Town, South Africa, but a feww months unfortunately that person shrotly died afterwards
  • MArtin

    Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee
  • The apollo 11 has landed

    July 20, 1969, 4:18 p.m., one of the biggest events of history happened. Apollo 11 landed on the moon, astronauts aboard. Neil Armstrong's famous speech for the historical steps "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."