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1960’s. Tyler Coffman Lauren McQuillan Shae Woods. Fashion. Women’s Fashion. Twiggy was the most popular model of the era. Many people in this era was influenced by Jackie Kennedy by wearing her trademark “pill box hat.”. Women: Bright colors Mini skirts Leather boots. Men’s Fashion.

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Tyler coffman lauren mcquillan shae woods


Tyler Coffman

Lauren McQuillan

Shae Woods

Women s fashion
Women’s Fashion

  • Twiggy was the most popular model of the era.

  • Many people in this era was influenced by Jackie Kennedy by wearing her trademark “pill box hat.”

  • Women:

    • Bright colors

    • Mini skirts

    • Leather boots

Men s fashion
Men’s Fashion

  • Men:

    • Paisley Shirts

    • Velvet trousers

    • Bright colors

  • Later on in this era both men and women begin to were bright and the age of hippie was born.

  • Men wore their hair longer

Pop culture
Pop Culture

  • The decade of smiley faces was found on everything.

  • Skateboarding, started by surfers in California and who put rollers on pieces of wood.

  • The Flintstone premiered

  • Vintage Toys showed a heavy influence from children television shows.

  • Lady Chatterley’s Lover goes on sale after thirty- two years.

1960 s national headlines
1960’s National Headlines

  • Two white public schools in New Orleans are the first to integrate.

  • The march on Washington took place on August 1, 1963. More than 200,000 people came from all over the country. The march was peaceful and orderly.

  • On November 22, 1963, JKF traveled to Texas to campaign. Governor Connally and his wife Nelly rode with Jackie and John in an open limo. Suddenly shots rang out and bullets struck Connallywounding him and killing JFK.

  • Two airliners collide over Staten Island, 134 died.

  • Emily Post, Queen of Etiquette dies

  • The worlds first weather satellite, Trios is launched.

  • 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed on September 15, 1963. The explosion killed four young women and the bombing marked a turning point for the Civil Right Movement in 1964.

Cont headlines
Cont. Headlines

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot in Memphis, Tennessee at a motel.

After this happened many riots and protest begun.

Scientific inventions technology
Scientific Inventions/ Technology

  • Communication Satellite- 1962 USA Telstar

  • Cash Dispenser- 1969 Turkey by Luther Simijah

  • Computer Mouse-1964 by Douglas Engelbary

  • Tape Cassette- 1963 Netherlands

  • Heart Pacemaker- 1960 USA by Wilson Greatbatch


  • Transportation in the sixties were abandoned cars and planes took over trains because people no longer used them to ride on unless they were carrying cargo along the way.

Sport news

Sport News

NCAA Football Champions

Minnesota and Mississippi

NCAA Basketball Championship

Ohio State v. California (75-55)

Baseball World Series

Pittsburgh v. New York (4-3)


  • Famous artists:

    • The Beatles

    • The Rolling Stones

    • The Temptations

    • Jimi Hendrix

    • Bob Dylan

    • Elvis Presley

  • Woodstock- art and music festival and served as a cultural icon for the decade.


  • Satellite and telecommunications were launched, which helped with communications around the world.

  • Subscriber Trunk Dialing (STD) was introduced.

    • Allowed people to call without going through the operator

  • News was being broadcasted on the television became more popular.


To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee came out in 1960.

  • Brought to light social and political issues.

  • Popular Feminist Authors:

    • Gwendolyn Brooks, Maya Angelou, and Margret Walker Alexander

Changing roles of individuals families
Changing Roles of Individuals/ Families

  • African Americans were allowed to vote in 1964

  • Women were increasingly entering the workforce

  • 80% of women started using birth control

  • National Organization for Women formed in 1968