1960's Events

Events

Lunch Counter Sit-In at Woolworth's in Greensboro, NC

February 1, 1960

James Meredith

Jun 6, 1960

First Televised Presidential Debates

September 26, 1960

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Apr 17, 1961 - Apr 19, 1961

JFK Man on the Moon

May 25, 1961

Berlin Wall Built

13 August 1961

Miniskirt First Appears

1962

Dominican Republic

1962

ARPA

1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

British Invasion

1963 - 1967

The Feminine Mystique

February 19, 1963

J Edgar Hoover

May 7, 1963

Silent Spring date

June 4, 1963

Buddhist Monk Sets Himself on Fire in Protest

11 June 1963

“Hot Line” Established Between U.S. and U.S.S.R.

June 20, 1963

March on Washington

August 28, 1963

JFK Assassinated, LBJ President

November 22, 1963

Anti-war protests

1964 - 1973

Cassius Clay

1 Jan 1964

Beatles Become Popular in U.S.

February 7, 1964

Gulf of Tonkin incident

August 2, 1964

“(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”

1965

Malcolm X Assassinated

February 21, 1965

U.S. Sends Troops to Vietnam

May 3, 1965

Los Angeles Riots

August 11 1965 - August 16 1965

Miranda v. Arizona

1966

Civil Rights Act Passes in U.S.

1966

France withdraws its forces from NATO

June 21, 1966

Black Panther Party Established

October 15, 1966

Summer of Love

1967

Long Hot Summer

1967

Apollo 1

February 21, 1967

Six Day War

June 5, 1967 - June 10, 1967

Thurgood Marshall

Oct 2, 1967

Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard

December 3, 1967

USS Pueblo Affair

January 23, 1968

Tet Offensive

Jan 30, 1968 - Sep 23, 1968

My Lai

03/16/1968

Martin Luther King, Jr. (assassination)

April 4, 1968

Sen. Robert F. Kennedy (assassination)

June 5, 1968

Democratic National Convention

August 1968

Mexico Olympics

October 1968

Richard M. Nixon

20 jan 1969 - 9 aug 1974

Stonewall riot

Jun 28, 1969 - Jul 1, 1969

Apollo 11

July 16, 1969

Woodstock

August 15, 1969 - August 18, 1969

Sesame Street

November 10, 1969