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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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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...
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. ...
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...
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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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. ...
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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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. ...
What was the most popular sport in the 1960s?
Answer 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! ...
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...
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...