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Decade - 1960s

The 1960s was the decade that started on January 1, 1960, and ended on December 31, 1969. The most notable events in the 1960s include the Nigerian Civil War (1967) and the assassination of US President John F. Kennedy (1963).

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History of the United States
Decade - 1960s
United Nations

Who was the Secretary general of UN during the 1960's?

U Thant!

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History of the United States
African-American History
Decade - 1960s

What is Ruby Bridges favorite color?

Ruby bridges favorite color is orange

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Bigfoot Yeti and Sasquatch
Decade - 1960s

When did bigfoot start in the 1960's?

Bigfoot didn't start in the 1960's. Native Americans have told of this creature going back hundreds of years. But after the release of the Patterson film in 1967 the Bigfoot craze began in earnest.

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Vietnam War
Decade - 1960s

What was the counterculture of the 1960s called?

The 1950s had the beat-niks; the 1960s had the hippies. The 1970s were transitional, the 1980s was the age of "disco", the 1990s was a "Gay & Womens & Civil Rights decade" (the USSR & South Africa and apartheid fell in the 1990s) combined with a "copy cat"/or "remake"/or "wannabe"/or "repeat" generation (which-ever term the reader wants to use)...which has carried over into the 21st century with repeat cars (Cameros, Mustangs, etc.), repeat television shows (like game shows), repeat commercials (like Mr. Clean with the ring in his ear), repeat movies like "Bewitched", "Kojack", "Wild West", "Hawaii 5-0", etc.

To an extent, history does repeat itself. In the US, the 1890s were called the "Gay Ninties" (Gay meaning Happy). The 1920s were called the "Roaring Twenties." The 1930s were called the "Depression Years" and the 1940s were the war years (WWII).

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Decade - 1960s
Imperialism

When did imperialism happen?

Imperialism has been around for a very long time. Imperialism by definition is basically a very big country taking over a smaller one and holding it under its rules and/or laws.

For example the operation in 2003 in Iraq

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History, Politics & Society
History of Europe
Decade - 1960s

What historical event happened on September 13 1968?

On September 13, 1968 Albania officially retreated from the Warsaw Pact upon the Soviet Union-led Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia, having already ceased to participate actively in Pact activity since 1962.

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American Cars
History of the United States
Economics
Decade - 1960s
Gas Prices

What was gas prices in the 1960's?

1965---Regular .289 Hi-test .309

1960 was 17.9 that when I graduated high school.

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US Presidents
Newspapers and Magazines
John F. Kennedy
Decade - 1960s

How much is a 1963 Kennedy assassination newspaper worth?

If you have a Dallas Newspaper from November 22, 23, or 24 of 1963 you can see them go as high as $150 - $200 maybe even more considering Dallas Newspapers from the Kennedy Assassination are extremly sought after and collectable regardless of condition.

If you have a National Newspaper (Ex: Boston Globe, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times...) from November 22, 23, or 24 of 1963 you can see them go as high as $50 - $100.

If you have a Local Newspaper (Small Town) from November 22, 23, or 24 of 1963 you can see them go for anywhere between $10 - $50. Depending on things like headline, main photos, and condition and of course rareity.

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History, Politics & Society
First Ladies
Decade - 1960s

What is Lady Bird Johnson's middle name?

She was born Claudia Alta Taylor. "Lady Bird" is a nickname, and Johnson was her married name; thus, her middle name was Alta.

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History of the United States
Decade - 1960s
Civil Rights Movement

What is boycotting in the civil rights movement?

the technical meaning was "not buying or using a product", but in the Civil Rights Movement, the Montgomery boycott was that the African Americans did not ride the bus.

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Music Genres
Decade - 1960s

Who sang Wendy in the 1960's?

Beach Boys

Another answer:"Windy" was a #1 hit for a California "sunshine pop" group called The Association in 1967.
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Decade - 1960s

How were women treated in the 1960's?

Women in the 1960's were beginning to have more opportunities than women had in the past. More women were working outside of the home in the 1960's. However, they were still not treated equally, they were paid less and over looked for many jobs.

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Decade - 1960s
Potatoes

Can anyone remember Potato crisps of the 1960s called bettys vinegar?

yes I can.loved them and used to spend my pocket money on them.

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Clothing
Decade - 1960s

What were popular boys'clothes in 1960's?

White buck (suade) shoes, 'peg leg' very slim trousers, very narrow ties, fedora hats.

Bell bottom pants with embroidered trim on the bottom, madras plaid shirts, and white very wide belts dominated the second half of the 60's.

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History of the United States
Decade - 1960s
Civil Rights Movement

What are the results of the civil rights movement?

The civil rights made possible for more freedom in the united states during slavery and Segregation. Like the laws 14th amendment.

the Civil rights movement has also ment that Black people and other ethnic minorities have equal rights and can now have equal opportunities as white people, this is highlighted by Obama being the President of America when 50 years ago he would not have been able to have gone to the same school as white people!

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Vietnam War
Decade - 1960s
Peace

How do hippies act?

They are human beings.

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Fashion Design
Decade - 1960s

What colors were popular in the 1960's?

bright colours such as yellow and lime green were very popular in the 1960s

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History of Japan
Marco Polo
Decade - 1960s

What is Marco polos homeland?

Marco polos homeland was Germany

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History of Africa
Decade - 1950s
Decade - 1960s

When did Kenya become an independent nation?

In December 1963, Kenya gained independence from the British.

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Decade - 1960s

Who wrote saved in 1960's?

Good

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History of Sports
Sports
Canada
Decade - 1960s
Quebec

What was the most popular sport in the 1960s?

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In the United States, the most popular sport in 1960s was baseball.

Obviously, the answer would be different for each country; but it would make the answer unworkable to attempt to list each and create a great many disgruntled 'differing' people!

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Malcolm X
Decade - 1960s
Civil Rights Movement

What impact did Malcolm X have on the civil rights movement?

One of the objectives of the Civil Rights Movement was to shed light on and address unfair discriminatory practices. Malcolm X (if nothing else) shed light on many deplorable conditions faced by people of African descent. When Malcolm X was featured in a week-long television special with Mike Wallace in 1959 he most certainly shed light on unfair discriminatory practices. While it is not possible to accurately measure his impact, it is fair to say that he impacted the Civil Rights movement by helping to expose discriminatory practices which ultimately led to significant changes in what the legal system declared unlawful.

For example, a number of laws were put into place that had a significant impact on the lives and civil rights of Black people. For instance, from 1959-1965, sixteen states passed fair housing laws that prohibited racial, religious, and national origin discrimination in various sectors of the private housing market. In 1954 the US Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional, nullifying the earlier judicial doctrine of "separate but equal." In 1965, President Johnson signed the US Voting Rights Act of 1965. This act prohibited literacy tests and poll taxes which had been used to prevent blacks from voting.

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Baseball Memorabilia
Detroit
Decade - 1960s
Autographs

What is the Value of a 1962 Houston colt 45's team signed baseball with 24 signatures?

A 1962 Houston Colt 45's Team Signed Baseball with the key signature: Aspromonte is worth about $300.-$450.

Value is based on average prices of recently closed auctions. Prices may vary based on condition, and the type of authenticity that accompanies the signatures. Prices may also vary based on the amount of signatures, and key signatures acquired. The more complete the baseball with key signatures the more valuable. If the signatures are not properly authenticated the baseball could sell at half the market value or less. For more information on team signed baseballs, links to full team rosters, key signatures, and price guide visit the following page from the link I left below.

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Decade - 1960s

Four political events in the 1960's?

JFK election and assassination, Cuban Missile Crisis, African American Civil Rights Act, and Johnson's Expansion in the Vietnam War

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Decade - 1960s

Was frisco jeans manufacter Levi struss around 1950 -1960?

Levi Strauss has been around since 1853

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