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Events in the 1960s

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BC: The Beatles became one of the top bands in the 1960s. They played in small clubs and bars around London until they were recognized to the point of when they went on their first tour. Most of their songs were about love. | http://lhtheroaronline.org/?p=311

FC: Events in the 1960s | By: Jesse Kalal

1: Neil Armstrong was the first American to walk on the moon in July 20, 1969 part of the Apollo 11 mission. | http://ushitory10b.blogspot.com/2010/03/1960s-space-exploration.html

2: The first satellite was launched on April 1, 1960. The satellites lifespan was just only 79 days. | http://apollo.lsc.vsc.edu/classes/remote/lecture_notes/satellite/history/tiros.html

3: On August 28, 1963 King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech in front of thousands of people at the Lincoln memorial. His speech said that he wants to eliminate all racism from the American society. | http://www.bodhirukkha.com/2011/08/i-have-dream-speech-martin-luther-king.html

4: In the early 1960s the battle for civil rights started to erupt. Attack dogs and policemen swung clubs at innocent people. | http://digitaljournalist.org/issue0309/pcox.html

5: The 25th Infantry Division sent troops in from the Schofield Barracks in early 1966. Over 500 Guardsmen witnessed the brutal combat during the Vietnam war. | http://www.hiarmymuseumsoc.org/museum/vietnam_war.html

6: John F. Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States. Kennedy served in office from 1961 to 1963. He loved to play golf on his spare time. Kennedy was then later assassinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas Texas | http://vincentspov.blogspot.com/2011/04/john-f-kennedys-presidential-style.html

7: First lady to John F. Kennedy. Jackie and John had three children together. She is part Irish, French, and Scottish. She was found dead at her apartment in New York, New York May 19, 1994. She was 64 years old. She was later buried at the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. | http://www.firstladies.org/biographies/firstladies.aspx?biography=36

8: Wilma Rudolph won the 1960 games in Rome taking the gold in the 100 and 200 meter events, as well as the 4x400 relay. She was the first American women to win in 1960. She was the first women to receive the James E. Sullivan Award for her good sportsmanship during the games in 1961. | http://ballerssports.wordpress.com/2011/02/02/wilma-rudolph-ballers-sports-black-history-profiles/

9: The Toronto Maple Leafs won four straight Stanley cup playoffs between the years of 1962 to 1967. | http://icehockey.wikia.com/wiki/1962-63_NHL_season

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