1960's

The Vietnam War begins and "The Beatles" dominate the music scene. JFK elected in 1961 and assassinated in 1963. Ford Motors introduces “The Mustang”. Star Trek debuts on TV and Neil Armstrong walks on the moon. Marilyn Monroe found dead of apparent overdose and Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis. Bob Dylan creates controversy by “going electric” at Newport Folk Festival, and "The Beatles" perform the first stadium concert at Shea Stadium.

1960

  • American U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, shot down over Russia.
  • Top Nazi murderer of Jews, Adolf Eichmann is captured by Israelis in Argentina.
  • Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" terrifies moviegoers and is a smash success at the box office.
  • John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon in a closely fought presidential race.
  • John Coltrane forms his own quartet and becomes the voice of jazz's "New Wave."
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1962

  • Cuban Missile Crisis errupts. Kennedy orders Cuban blockade and Russia backs down.
  • Marilyn Monroe dies of a drug overdose at age 36.
  • Lt. Col. John Glenn is first American to orbit Earth, three times, in 4 hours 55 minutes.
  • Johnny Carson takes the helm of "The Tonight Show."
  • "Lawrence of Arabia," "Manchurian Candidate" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" top movie box office.
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1964

  • Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.
  • Three civil rights workers, Schwerner,Goodman and Cheney murdered in Mississippi.
  • "The Beatles" appear on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and Beatlemania sweeps the U.S.
  • Psychedelic bands "The Grateful Dead" and "Jefferson Airplane" gain great popularity.
  • Khrushchev is deposed. Kosygin becomes Premier and Brezhnev first Secretary of Party.
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1966

  • Insulin is first synthesized in China.
  • Medicare begins in the United States.
  • First Star Trek "The Man Trap" is broadcast.
  • France withdraws its forces from NATO and DeGaulle visits USSR President.
  • Food and Drug Administration declare "the birth control pill" safe for human use.
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1968

  • Martin Luther King is slain in Memphis.
  • "60 Minutes" airs on CBS, and continues as the longest-running prime time news show.
  • Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential candidate, is shot and critically wounded.
  • “2001: A Space Odyssey” fills the movie theatres.
  • First Rock Musical "Hair" opens on Broadway.
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1961

  • 1,200 US-sponsored anti-Castro exiles invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. Attackers are killed.
  • Patsy Cline tops the music charts with "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces."
  • East Germany erects the Berlin Wall between East & West Berlin to halt refugees fleeing.
  • Russia puts first man in orbit around the earth, Maj. Yuri Gagarin.
  • Alan B. Shepard become first American in space aboard Freedom 7.
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1963

  • British Secretary of War John Profumo resigns in wake of Christine Keeler scandal.
  • Dr, Michael DeBakey implants first artificial heart in human patient.
  • Washington-to-Moscow "hot line" communications link opens.
  • March on Washington civil rights rally held, Martin Luther King delivers "I Have a Dream."
  • President Kennedy is shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Accused assassin is Lee Harvey Oswald.
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1965

  • First U.S. Troops arrive in Vietnam. By end of year 190,000 American soldiers are there.
  • ABC pays unprecendented $32 million for 4 year contract to broadcast football.
  • Malcom X, black-nationalist leader, shot to death at Harlem rally.
  • "My Fair Lady" wins the Oscar.
  • Record of the year is "The Girl from Ipanema" by Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto.
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1967

  • The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs play in the first "Super Bowl" and Packers win.
  • Israel and Arab 6 Day War, ends with Israel occupying Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip and West Bank.
  • "The Graduate," "Bonnie & Clyde," "Cool Hand Luke," "In the Heat of the Night" at the movies.
  • Thurgood Marshall sworn in as first black U.S. Supreme Court justice.
  • Record of the year to Frank Sinatra for "Strangers in the Night."
  • "Rolling Stone" and "New York Magazine" debut…the first "special-interest" magazines.
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1969

  • Richard M. Nixon inaugurated as 37th President of the United States.
  • Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Eldrin Jr. take first walk on the moon.
  • Half million gather for Woodstock Festival for four days of rain, sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
  • Mario Puzo publishes "The Godfather."
  • Children's Television Workshop introduces "Sesame Street."
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1960's

The Vietnam War begins and "The Beatles" dominate the music scene. JFK elected in 1961 and assassinated in 1963. Ford Motors introduces “The Mustang”. Star Trek debuts on TV and Neil Armstrong walks on the moon. Marilyn Monroe found dead of apparent overdose and Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis. Bob Dylan creates controversy by “going electric” at Newport Folk Festival, and "The Beatles" perform the first stadium concert at Shea Stadium.

1960

  • American U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, shot down over Russia.
  • Top Nazi murderer of Jews, Adolf Eichmann is captured by Israelis in Argentina.
  • Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" terrifies moviegoers and is a smash success at the box office.
  • John F. Kennedy defeats Richard Nixon in a closely fought presidential race.
  • John Coltrane forms his own quartet and becomes the voice of jazz's "New Wave."
Order Now!

1961

  • 1,200 US-sponsored anti-Castro exiles invade Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. Attackers are killed.
  • Patsy Cline tops the music charts with "Crazy" and "I Fall to Pieces."
  • East Germany erects the Berlin Wall between East & West Berlin to halt refugees fleeing.
  • Russia puts first man in orbit around the earth, Maj. Yuri Gagarin.
  • Alan B. Shepard become first American in space aboard Freedom 7.
Order Now!

1962

  • Cuban Missile Crisis errupts. Kennedy orders Cuban blockade and Russia backs down.
  • Marilyn Monroe dies of a drug overdose at age 36.
  • Lt. Col. John Glenn is first American to orbit Earth, three times, in 4 hours 55 minutes.
  • Johnny Carson takes the helm of "The Tonight Show."
  • "Lawrence of Arabia," "Manchurian Candidate" and "To Kill a Mockingbird" top movie box office.
Order Now!

1963

  • British Secretary of War John Profumo resigns in wake of Christine Keeler scandal.
  • Dr, Michael DeBakey implants first artificial heart in human patient.
  • Washington-to-Moscow "hot line" communications link opens.
  • March on Washington civil rights rally held, Martin Luther King delivers "I Have a Dream."
  • President Kennedy is shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Accused assassin is Lee Harvey Oswald.
Order Now!

1964

  • Nelson Mandela sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa.
  • Three civil rights workers, Schwerner,Goodman and Cheney murdered in Mississippi.
  • "The Beatles" appear on “The Ed Sullivan Show” and Beatlemania sweeps the U.S.
  • Psychedelic bands "The Grateful Dead" and "Jefferson Airplane" gain great popularity.
  • Khrushchev is deposed. Kosygin becomes Premier and Brezhnev first Secretary of Party.
Order Now!

1965

  • First U.S. Troops arrive in Vietnam. By end of year 190,000 American soldiers are there.
  • ABC pays unprecendented $32 million for 4 year contract to broadcast football.
  • Malcom X, black-nationalist leader, shot to death at Harlem rally.
  • "My Fair Lady" wins the Oscar.
  • Record of the year is "The Girl from Ipanema" by Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto.
Order Now!

1966

  • Insulin is first synthesized in China.
  • Medicare begins in the United States.
  • First Star Trek "The Man Trap" is broadcast.
  • France withdraws its forces from NATO and DeGaulle visits USSR President.
  • Food and Drug Administration declare "the birth control pill" safe for human use.
Order Now!

1967

  • The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs play in the first "Super Bowl" and Packers win.
  • Israel and Arab 6 Day War, ends with Israel occupying Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip and West Bank.
  • "The Graduate," "Bonnie & Clyde," "Cool Hand Luke," "In the Heat of the Night" at the movies.
  • Thurgood Marshall sworn in as first black U.S. Supreme Court justice.
  • Record of the year to Frank Sinatra for "Strangers in the Night."
  • "Rolling Stone" and "New York Magazine" debut…the first "special-interest" magazines.
Order Now!

1968

  • Martin Luther King is slain in Memphis.
  • "60 Minutes" airs on CBS, and continues as the longest-running prime time news show.
  • Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential candidate, is shot and critically wounded.
  • “2001: A Space Odyssey” fills the movie theatres.
  • First Rock Musical "Hair" opens on Broadway.
Order Now!

1969

  • Richard M. Nixon inaugurated as 37th President of the United States.
  • Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Eldrin Jr. take first walk on the moon.
  • Half million gather for Woodstock Festival for four days of rain, sex, drugs and rock n' roll.
  • Mario Puzo publishes "The Godfather."
  • Children's Television Workshop introduces "Sesame Street."
Order Now!

Take a look at all the available years to purchase.