Music in the 1960s
The 1960s were a time of society, fashion, attitudes, and especially music. In 1963, a number of influences changed popular music and it became what we know today. When President Kennedy was assassinated, it impacted the mood of American culture and the music started to change. The Beatles was famous when they arrived in 1963. There was a large variation of Rock Music throughout the 1960s.
Cars in the 1960s
Cars in the 1960s were not too modern, and not too old. The year 1965 was called 'the year of the stylist.' Styles in 1966 had the first front-wheel drive. Ford made a lab model of a sodium-sulfur battery that was 15 times lighter than an average battery. The Ford company spent around $250-300 million in 1963. In 1964, new innovations included stereo tape players with four speakers. There was a list of things that cars had to have in 1966.
TV shows in the 1960s
Many Americans believed they were standing at 'the dawn of a golden age'. TV shows were normally black and white until the mid 1960s. In 1967, most shows were in color because it had started to catch on. Some TV shows were, Star Trek, Bewitched, Gunsmoke, and The Andy Griffith Show.