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A decade of social turbulence!!!. The 60’s brought us Go Go boots!. Barbie Doll. The first doll for boys GI Joe. Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon were movie stars. This is a picture of Annette. Annette and Frankie became famous for their singing and dancing in the movies.

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A decade of social turbulence

A decade of social turbulence!!!

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

The 60’s brought us Go Go boots!

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

Barbie Doll

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

The first doll for boys

GI Joe

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon were movie stars.

This is a picture of Annette. Annette and Frankie became famous for their singing and dancing in the movies.

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

The toucan bird became the symbol for Fruit Loops cereal

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Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

Here a samples of some fashionable cars. But there were lots and lots of station wagons on the road. The station wagon in the sixties is what the SUV is today.

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

Examples of popular teen magazines.

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A decade of social turbulence

The Etch a Sketch was created in the 60’s.

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A decade of social turbulence

The influence on fashion the “James Bond” movies had.

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A decade of social turbulence

People were afraid of an atom attack, so many built bomb shelters on their property.

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A decade of social turbulence

The lava lamp came to us thanks to the 60’s.

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A decade of social turbulence

Manufactured marbles with decorative colors inside is a product from the 60’s

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A decade of social turbulence

The pinball machine becomes very, very popular in the 60’s.

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A decade of social turbulence

Milk came in bottles. . .

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A decade of social turbulence

Tupperware came to us in the 60’s. Women were amazed how the plastic containers kept food fresher longer.

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A decade of social turbulence

Civil unrest:

Establishment VS Anti-establishment

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A decade of social turbulence

The fantastic four: The Beatles

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A decade of social turbulence

Martin Luther King

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A decade of social turbulence

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A decade of social turbulence

Clocks like this were in almost every living room across America.

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A decade of social turbulence

  • Telephone numbers with a word prefix (OLive-6933)

  • Party Lines – you shared your telephone line with another household. As such, sometimes you would pick up the phone and the other people would be using the phone. You could hear them talking!

  • There were NO buttons on phones

  • Until the 60’s ALL phones were black. The 60’s brought color!

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Reading Achievement Center AIU3


A decade of social turbulence

Radio – although FM was available it was very difficult to pick up the signal.

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A decade of social turbulence

Record Player

There were no tapes or CD’s or Ipods back then.

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Television became the largest growth area for an expanding American media

--1946: 7,000 sets

--1960: 50 million sets

TV’s impact on culture

Advertising on TV

Fifties television programming

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Charge Cards became available for the middle class.

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Women s liberation

Women’s Liberation

  • New wave of feminism grew out of other reform efforts

  • 1964 Civil Rights Act: no job discrimination on the basis of sex

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Presidents of the sixties

Presidents of the sixties:

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The adding machine

The adding machine. . .

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The underwood typewriter

The Underwood typewriter. . .

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Guns guns guns

Guns, guns, guns. . .

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The movies

The movies. . .

Twenty-five cents would get you a double feature and a bunch of cartoons to boot.

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The first james bond movie dr no

The first James Bond movie:“Dr. NO”

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Let s not forget elvis

Let’s not forget Elvis!

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Trading cards

Trading Cards. . .

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A decade of social turbulence

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A decade of social turbulence

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Refrigeration

Refrigeration. . .

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Stoves

Stoves. . .

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The tv becomes more and more important

The TV becomes more and more important. . .

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Transportation

Transportation

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The wringer washer

The wringer washer. . .

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Casper the friendly ghost

Casper the friendly ghost. . .

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1966 plastic bag used in bread packaging takes over 25 to 30 percent of the market

1966Plastic bag used in bread packaging takes over 25 to 30 percent of the market.

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The drive in theater

The Drive-In Theater

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S & H Green stamps used to be given to you when you made purchases at grocery or other stores. You collected the stamps and pasted them into these little booklets that held so many stamps per book. When you had saved up books of stamps, you could redeem the books in at the Green Stamp store or use mail order for various items. Their competitor was Blue Chip Stamps.

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Metal ice cube trays need hot water refrigerators did not have automatic ice makers

Metal Ice Cube Trays – need hot waterRefrigerators did not have automatic ice-makers.

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Candy cigarettes anyone

Candy cigarettes anyone?

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The bouffant hairdo

The beehive hairdo. . .

The bouffant hairdo. . .

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Dick and jane readers

Dick and Jane Readers

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