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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

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The 60’s brought us Go Go boots!

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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Barbie Doll

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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The first doll for boys

GI Joe

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Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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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

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The toucan bird became the symbol for Fruit Loops cereal

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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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

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Examples of popular teen magazines.

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

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Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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

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Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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

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

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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Milk came in bottles. . .

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

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Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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Civil unrest:

Establishment VS Anti-establishment

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The fantastic four: The Beatles

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Martin Luther King

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

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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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!

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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

Sari L. Brecosky,

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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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Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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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

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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.

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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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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. . .

Sari L. Brecosky,

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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.

Sari L. Brecosky,

Reading Achievement Center AIU3

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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