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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

1960s in Photos

Woo-hoo! My Generation!!!!!

August 7, 1964: The Beatles come to America and kickstart the time known as the 'British Invasion', which would result in a flood of British singers and British pop/rock bands coming from England to America with the hopes of striking fame like The Beatles.

Feb. 21, 1965: Malcolm X is murdered in New York

Oct. 2, 1967: Thurgood Marshall is sworn in as the first black Supreme Court Justice.

Dec. 6, 1969: Altamont Speedway stabbing. The Hells Angels were there providing security for The Rolling Stones, who were giving a free concert there, when an 18 year old named Meredith Hunter forced his way onto stage and threatened the band with a gun. Hells Angel Alan Passaro then stabbed him. It was also rumored that the Hells Angels had a hit out on Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger's life.

Cassius Clay, aka Muhammad Ali, wins the Heavyweight Championship for boxing

Stonewall Riots in NYC mark the start of gay rights movement.

March 16, 1968: My Lai massacre. Lt. William Calley and his soldiers attack the Vietnamese hamlet of My Lai. They murdered between 347 and 504 civilians, many of them were women, who were raped, tortured, and mutilated.

July 3, 1969: Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones dies from drowning. The Rolling Stones dedicate their 1969 Hyde Park concert to him.

The Doors

The Beatles

The Dave Clark Five

Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Gerry and the Pacemakers

Sonny and Cher

Procol Harum

The Monkees

The Rolling Stones

The Temptations


Georgy Girl
The Flower Drum Song

Midnight Cowboy

Marilyn Monroe

Shirley MacLaine

Julie Andrews

Ed Sullivan

Jet Li

Federico Castellucio

Lucy Liu

Bridget Fonda
LL Cool J

Hiroyuki Sanada

Viola Davis

Elizabeth Hurley

Richard Hammond

Halle Berry

James May

Mariska Hargitay

Jeremy Clarkson

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