The 1960's - MVKG by maddy and Kenna

These are some of the facts and more about the 1960's.

60s music

1960's Music

The term "1960's" also refers to an era more often called the sixties. This "cultural decade" is defined that the actual decade started in 1963 and ended in 1974. Some of the musicians are Al Green, Bob Dylan, B. B King, Cher, James Taylor, Elton John, Elvis Presley, and Frank Sinatra.

60s tv shows

Some of the popular shows were Gilligan's Island, Gunsmoke, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Andy Griffith Show, The Addams Family, Mister Ed, The Twilight Zone, The Flintstones, and The Wild Wild West.

60s movies

Some of the popular movies of the sixties were Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Bomb, The Graduate, The Wild Bunch, Dr. Zhivago, Planet of the Apes, The Longest Day, Mary Poppins, One Hundred and One Dalmatians, and The Haunting.

60's art

In the sixties they used pop art. Pop art is an art based on modern popular culture and the mass media, especially as a critical or ironic comment on a traditional fine art values. One of the pop art paintings were Richard Hamilton. Richard Hamilton.

60s houses

Customers could choose to have their walls painted Jonquil, Pastel Green, Dawn pink, or Summer Blue. When they were new the houses costed 5,050 dollars, that would be 61,800 dollars in today's money.

60s cars

Some of the cars are the Ford Galaxie 500XL Skyliner, BMW Isetta Bubble Car, Datsun Fairlady, and the Ford Falcon 1960.

60s dances

Some of the dance crazes are The Stroll, The Diamonds, Twist, The Mashed Potato, The Monster Mash, The Monkey, The Dog, and The Frug.

60s Technology

Some of the technology things in the 60s are the first video game console, the first computer mouse, and Light Amplification.

60s fasion

Some of the fashion things were Jackie O' Style, the baby doll dress, bold colors and mini shift dresses, and a pant suit and skirt set.

historical events in the 1960s

Some of the historical events were the first man stepped foot on the moon, the first satellite was launched by the US, The fifty star flag of the US is debuted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the entire US figure skating team was killed in a plane crash.


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