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Timeline created by makaila entirnger
  • 1960

    •Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho Released
    •Brazil's Capital Moves to Brand New City
    •First Televised Presidential Debates
    •Lasers Invented
    •Lunch Counter Sit-In at Woolworth's in Greenboro, NC
    •Most Powerful Earthquake Ever Recorded Hits Chile
    •Sharpeville Massacre in South Africa
    •The Birth Control Pill Is Approved by the FDA
  • 1961

    •Adolf Eichmann on Trial for Role in Holocaust
    •Bay of Pigs Invasion
    •Berlin Wall
  • 1962

    •Andy Warhol Exhibits His Campbell's Soup Can
    •Cuban Missile Crisis
    •Famous Escape From Alcatraz
    •First James Bond Movie
    •First Person Killed Trying to Cross the Berlin Wall
    •First Wal-Mart Opens
    •James Meredith Admitted Into the Segregated University of Mississippi
    •Johnny Carson Takes Over the Tonight Show
    •Marilyn Monroe Found Dead
    •Rachel Carson Publishes Silent Spring
  • 1963

    •16th Street Baptist Church Bombing
    •Betty Friedan Publishes The Feminine Mystique
    •Buddhist Monk Sets Himself on Fire in Protest
    •First Dr. Who Episode Airs
    •First Woman in Space
    •Great Train Robbery in England
    •"Hot Line" Established Between U.S. and U.S.S.R.
    •JFK Assassinated
    •March on Washington
    •Martin Luther King Jr. Makes His "I Have a Dream" Speech
    •Medgar Evers Is Murdered
  • 1964

    •Beatles Become Popular in U.S.
    •Cassius Clay (a.k.a. Muhammad Ali) Becomes World Heavyweight Champion
    •Civil Rights Act Passes in U.S.
    •Hasbro Launches GI Joe Action Figure
    •Italy Asks for Help to Stabilize the Leaning Tower of Pisa
    •Japan's First Bullet Train Line Opens
    •Nelson Mandela Sentenced to Life in Prison
    •Warren Report on JFK's Assassination Issued
  • 1965

    •British Sea Gem Oil Rig Collapses
    •Los Angeles Riots
    •Malcolm X Assassinated
    •Miniskirt First Appears
    •Nicolae Ceausescu Comes to Power in Romania
    •New York City Great Blackout
    •The Rolling Stones’ Mega Hit Song, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”
    •U.S. Sends Troops to Vietnam
  • 1966

    •Nazi Albert Speer Released From Spandau Prison
    •Black Panther Party Established
    •First Kwanzaa Celebrated
    •Mao Zedong Launches the Cultural Revolution
    •Mass Draft Protests in U.S.
    •National Organization for Women (NOW) Founded
    •Star Trek T.V. Series Airs
    •Two Multi-Ton Chunks of the Mundrabilla Meteorite Found
  • 1967

    •Australian Prime Minister Disappears
    •Che Guevara Killed
    •First Heart Transplant
    •First Super Bowl
    •Six-Day War in the Middle East
    •Stalin's Daughter Defects
    •Three U.S. Astronauts Killed During Simulated Launch
    •Thurgood Marshall Becomes the First African-American U.S. Supreme Court Justice
  • 1968

    •Japan's 300 Million Yen Robbery
    •Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated
    •My Lai Massacre
    •Nerve Gas Leak in Utah Kills 6,000 Sheep
    •Prague Spring
    •Robert F. Kennedy Assassinated
    •Spy Ship USS Pueblo Captured
    •Tet Offensive
    •Zodiac Killer Strikes
  • 1969

    •ARPANET, the Precursor of the Internet, Created
    •Manson Family Murders
    •Neil Armstrong Becomes the First Man on the Moon
    •Rock-and-Roll Concert at Woodstock
    •Senator Edward Kennedy Leaves the Scene of an Accident
    •Sesame Street First Airs
    •Yasser Arafat Becomes Leader of the PLO