FC: A Decade to Remember: The 1960s
1: Maggie Pyle Hour 3 The Outsiders Final Project
2: On August 28th, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have A Dream speech." His speech influenced the entire world on the topic of discrimination. | Photo credit: www.rawstory.com
3: About a year after King's speech, the United States passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The U.S. was taking a big step towards equality. | Photo credit: www.archives.gov
4: The Beatles made their mark in the United States during the 1960s. They came from Britain and decided to stay a while and make lots of fame and fortune. | Photo credit: www.delta.ro
5: Another popular entertainment during the 60's was the new television show, Sesame Street. This was an educational kids show that is still around today. | Photo credit: www.childrensclassics.com.au
6: The very first Superbowl was held on January 15th, 1967. In Los Angeles, California, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Greenbay Packers made history. The Packers ended the game in triumph! | Photo credit: www.bleacherreport.net www.worldpress.com
7: Photo credit: www.throughyourbody.com | Another big event in sports was at the 1960 summer Olympics held in Rome, Italy. A track runner, Wilma Rudolph won 3 gold metals and was known as, "the fastest female runner in the world."
8: In 1960, Theodore Maiman invented the ruby laser. This was known to be the first successful laser. | Photo credit: www.medgadget..com
9: During the weekend of August 15th-18th, 1969, the Woodstock Festival tok place in the town of Bethel. ( outside of White Lake, New York) It was a weekend of music, love, and peace. | Photo credit: www.woodstockwitness.com
10: President John F. Kennedy moved into the white house in 1961 as the 35th President. He gave his famous speech, "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. | Photo credit: www.penogscotdems.com
11: Photo credit: www.palzoo.net | 0n December 15th, 1966, Walt Disney passed away from a tumor in his lung. He died in fame and his work has amazed many people today.