Timeline Project

Events

Buddy Holly's Death

February 3, 1959

Motown Releases "Shop Around"

September 27, 1960

JFK is assassinated

November 22, 1963

The Beatles' 1st 'The Ed Sullivan Show' Appearance

February 9, 1964

The Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 2, 1964

Bob Dylan goes Electric (The Newport Folk Festival)

July 25, 1965

The Beach Boys release "Pet Sounds"

May 16, 1966

Elvis marries Priscilla Beaulieu

May 1, 1967

The Beatles release "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

June 1, 1967

The Rolling Stones release "Their Satanic Majesties Request"

December 8, 1967

MLK is assassinated

April 4, 1968

Robert Kennedy is assassinated

June 6, 1968

The Moon Landing

July 20, 1969

The Woodstock Festival

August 15, 1969 - August 18, 1969

John Lennon announces split from The Beatles

September 20, 1969

The Altamont Festival

December 6, 1969

Jimi Hendrix's Death

September 18, 1970

Janis Joplin's Death

October 4, 1970

Jim Morrison's Death

July 3, 1971