The Spectacular Sixties
The Spectacular SixtiesDante RobinsonArtOp ArtIllusions MotionPop ArtTrendyFashionablePsychedelic Graphics
Example of psychedelic artMusicBrought some 50s musicIntroduced new genresStylesDoo WopRhythm & BluesMarvin GayeStevie WonderRock n RollThe Beatles
With the events taking place in America, such as the Vietnam War, Sixties music often did have a very important message.PoliticsDwight EisenhowerJohn F. KennedyLyndon B. JohnsonEconomyUninterrupted economic expansionPopular economic toolsComputersHousingBig businesses flourishWWII ends : increased productivity and efficiency
SportsOlympicsU.S. Places 2nd in Summer OlympicsU.S. Places 3rd in Winter OlympicsPete Rozelle becomes commissioner of the NFLBill Mazeroski ends World Series with home run
Wilma Rudolf is first American woman to win 3 Gold Medals6Trends/FadsMini-skirt becomes popularHullabalooTie-DyePlaidAfrosEtc.
G.I. Joes and Barbies also became very popularTechnologyLinks/Sourceshttp://www.squidoo.com/sixtiesarthttp://arthistory.about.com/cs/arthistory10one/a/op_art.htmhttp://www.sixtiesmusic.org/http://sixties60s.com/1960sports.htmhttp://elcoushistory.tripod.com/economics1960.htmlhttp://www.helium.com/items/1147782-1960s-60s-fads-trends-clothing-go-go-boots-beatles-bell-bottoms-mini-skirthttp://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade60.htmlThe Vietnam WarHistoric EventsVietnam WarWoodstockCivil Rights MovementCommunism in CubaNeil Armstrong: Moon LandingAssassinationsJohn F. KennedyMartin Luther KingMalcolm X
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