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  CNN - 1960: Sabre takes off - June 29, 1999
American was spending $150 million on the system, a chunk of change that, at $4.5 million a pop, could have bought a fleet of 707 jets.
By 1960, American had a semiautomated system, the Reservisor, but reservation agents still used a largely manual process of phone calls, teletype messages and paperwork to book flights.
American s first requirement for developers was that they understand the business process -- an idea that has flourished in the 1990s, after the period of division between techies and end users.
www.cnn.com /TECH/computing/9906/29/1960.idg   (887 words)

  1960 Census of Population and Housing
The 1960 census began on April 1, 1960, in accordance with the requirements of an act of August 31, 1954 (amendedAugust1957), which codified Title 13 of the United States Code.
The 1960 enumeration was divided into two stages—the first concentrating on quick coverage of the population and the collection of a few items for every person and dwelling unit, and the second devoted to the collection of the more detailed economic and social information required for sample households and dwelling units.
Morris H. Hansen, “Procedures for the 1960 Census of Population and Housing,” presented at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, Chicago, Il, December 1958.
www.census.gov /prod/www/abs/decennial/1960.htm   (981 words)

 American Cultural History - 1960-1969
In 1960, Elvis returned to the music scene from the US Army, joining the other white male vocalists at the top of the charts;
The musical phenomena of the decade was Woodstock, a three day music festival that drew 400,000 hippies and featured peace, love, and happiness...and LSD.
By 1960, Broadway productions had become prohibitively expensive for adventurous offerings, and producers resorted to musicals and works proven elsewhere.
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade60.html   (3670 words)

 SNCC 1960-1966: Six years of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
On February 1, 1960, a group of fl college students from North Carolina A&T University refused to leave a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where they had been denied service.
This site covers the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from its birth in 1960 to 1966, when John Lewis was replaced by Stokely Carmichael as chairman.
This event marks a decided change in philosophy for SNCC, and one that warrants an equal amount of attention.
www.ibiblio.org /sncc/index.html   (227 words)

  1960 information - Search.com
1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar).
November 8 — U.S. presidential election, 1960: In a close race, John F. Kennedy is elected over Richard M. Nixon, becoming the youngest man elected to that office.
He was reported to have fled with 4 fellow defendants to Spain en route to Algeria.
www.search.com /reference/1960   (3517 words)

  United States presidential election, 1960 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States presidential election of 1960 marked the end of the eight years of Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency.
Interviewing the same people who voted in 1956 and 1960, the Michigan team discovered that the voters for Stevenson the Democrat in 1956 split 33–6 for Kennedy, while the Eisenhower voters of 1956 split 44–17 for Nixon.
This was the first presidential election in which Alaska and Hawaii participated, and the last in which the District of Columbia did not participate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/U.S._presidential_election,_1960   (1650 words)

 1960 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar).
November 8 — U.S. presidential election, 1960: In a close race, John F. Kennedy is elected over Richard M. Nixon, becoming the youngest man elected to that office.
He was reported to have fled with 4 fellow defendants to Spain en route to Algeria.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1960   (3347 words)

 1960 Winter Olympic Games - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1960 Winter Olympics, officially known as the VIII Olympic Winter Games, were held in 1960 in Squaw Valley, California, United States (located in the Lake Tahoe basin).
1960 was the first year for women's speed skating and the men's biathlon.
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1960_Winter_Olympics   (389 words)

 1960: Tutte le informazioni su 1960 su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
1960: Tutte le informazioni su 1960 su Encyclopedia.it
Decenni: anni 1910 - anni 1920 - anni 1930 - anni 1940 - anni 1950 - anni 1960 - anni 1970 - anni 1980 - anni 1990 - anni 2000 - anni 2010
Anni: 1955 - 1956 - 1957 - 1958 - 1959 - 1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 1965
www.encyclopedia.it /1/19/1960.html   (204 words)

 Greensboro 1960
The Greenboro Sit-Ins of 1960 provoked all manner of emotions when they occurred and they remain an important part of civil rights history.
Accepting and taking to the limit Martin Luther King’s idea of non-violence and peaceful protests, the sit-ins provoked the type of reaction the Civil Rights movement wanted - public condemnation of the treatment of those involved but also continuing to highlight the issue of desegregation in the South.
But their value was more in terms of the coverage by the press and television which these protests received.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /greensboro_1960.htm   (1016 words)

 Timeline 1960
1960 Jun 4, The Taiwan island of Quemoy was hit by 500 artillery shells fired from the coast of Communist China.
1960 Oct 14, The idea of a Peace Corps was first suggested by Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kennedy to an audience of students at the University of Michigan.
1960 Dec 9, The Laos government fled to Cambodia as the capital city of Vientiane was engulfed in war.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1960.HTML   (9769 words)

Due to the controversial styling and relatively high price, sales of these cars were poor and only 24,820 were produced in 1960.
Fewer than 1,400 of the two-door hard-tops were produced in 1960, making them rarer than the convertible.
It is my plan to continue the picnic tradition with my 1960 Lincoln, wife and young sons.
www.essex1.com /people/cates/lincoln.html   (672 words)

 The Presidential Election of 1960
John F. Kennedy, a wealthy Democratic senator from Massachusetts, was elected president in 1960, defeating Vice President Richard Nixon.
Some analysts see the 1960 election as a turning point in American politics.
As you examine the documents listed to the right, look for factors that made the 1960 election different from preceding elections.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/ndlpedu/features/timeline/postwar/election/election.html   (140 words)

 Was Nixon Robbed? - The legend of the stolen 1960 presidential election. By David Greenberg
The legend of the stolen 1960 presidential election.
At a 1960 Christmas party, he was heard greeting guests, "We won but they stole it from us." Nixon nursed the grudge for years, and when he was criticized for his Watergate crimes he would cite the Kennedys' misdeeds as precedent.
Other famous stolen elections include the 1824 fiasco, in which Andrew Jackson won the popular vote but lost the presidency to John Quincy Adams in the House of Representatives, and the 1876 Hayes-Tilden tie, which was eventually settled by a backroom deal.
www.slate.com /id/91350   (1869 words)

 1960 Olympics
On Thursday, February 18, 1960, under storm-threatening skies, the greatest winter athletes in the world gathered in Squaw Valley.
At that time the 1960 Winter Games were the largest ever held, with 34 nations competing in 15 alpine and ski jumping events, 8 speed skiing contests, 3 figure skating competitions and 28 hockey matches.
In 1955 Alex startled the international sporting community by bidding for and then receiving the 1960 Winter Olympics - even though at the time Squaw Valley was a fledgling resort and virtually unknown outside the state of California.
www.tahoesbest.com /Skiing/svuoly.htm   (825 words)

 Princeton University Senior Theses brief display
Brumfield, Robert Alan (1960): The Effects of the Lung Cancer Scare on the Cigarette Industry 1950-1960.
Kellogg, IV, James Crane (1961): The Role of the New Jersey Delegation at the 1960 Democratic Convention.
Lippincott, Jr., Walter Heulings (1960): The Role of the Metropolitan Opera Company in Democratization of Opera in the United States, 1930-1960.
libweb5.princeton.edu /theses/thesesvw.asp?Lname=&Fname=&Submit=Search&Title1=1960&department=&Class=&Adviser=   (3142 words)

 Nedelin disaster
On October 26, 1960, the Soviet newspapers published a short communique from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the Soviet of Ministers of the USSR informing that Marshall of Artillery Mitrofan Nedelin has died in the airplane crash.
In September 1960, despite many unsolved technical issues, Yangel authorized the delivery of the first rocket (Number LD1-3T) to the NIIP-5 test range in Tyuratam.
List of victims dated October 28, 1960, as they appeared in the official document (# 3386c from military unit v/ch 11284) from a secret dossier of the Central Committee CPSU.
www.russianspaceweb.com /r16_disaster.html   (3636 words)

 IMINT - U-2 Documents
Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State Moscow, September 8, 1960, 2 p.m.
Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State Moscow, September 8, 1960, 5 p.m.
Telegram From the Embassy in the Soviet Union to the Department of State Moscow, September 9, 1960, 9 p.m.
www.fas.org /irp/imint/doc_u2   (480 words)

 LEGENDARY SURFERS: Volume 3, Chapter 9: 1960
The Summer of 1960 was when Mike Doyle earned his second nickname of "Ironman," by winning the first Ironman competition.
Malibu in the Summer of 1960 was a far cry from what it had been.
Phil Edwards, in 1960, is -- according to C.R. Stecyk -- the "reigning monarch of the surf media." When he visits Malibu, Lance Carson crawls on all fours and imitates a mad dog in Edwards' steps.
www.legendarysurfers.com /surf/legends/lsc207.html   (7846 words)

When I graduated from SHS in 1960, little did I know that it would be my last graduation for 27 years.
We have had all of the usual reunions and were planning a cruise Jan. 3l, l999/2000 but it was cancelled because everything was booked well in advance of 1997.
It is really amazing when you think back to 1960 and how time has gone by so fast.
www.scottsdalehighalumni.org /sixty.html   (5379 words)

 Surfing Heritage Foundation - Surfboards 1960's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The concave bottom was thought to release the water faster off the bottom.
Dick Brewer was considered one of the best big wave shapers on the north shore of Hawaii from 1960 to 2000.
He joined with Hobie in making a special model gun in a small workshop in Haleiwa, where this board was made for team rider Buzzy Trent.
www.surfingheritage.com /reg60.html   (283 words)

To some extent, the FBI's interest in Hubbard was a situation of his own making, for the frequently intemperate bulletins and policy letters which flowed from Saint Hill in an endless stream for distribution to Scientologists around the world were bound to generate the attention of J. Edgar Hoover's staff.
On 24 April 1960, for example, Hubbard issued a bulletin to US franchise holders asking them to do everything in their power to deny the presidency to 'a person named Richard M. Nixon'.
...In 1960 LRH wrote to all Scientologists with a very farsighted announcement in HCO Bulletin of April 24 1960.
www.lightlink.com /freezone/timetrack/1960.htm   (736 words)

 1960 Olympics
Free of political entanglements, save the ruling that Nationalist China had to compete as Formosa, the 1960 Games attracted a record 5,348 athletes from 83 countries.
Palmer Goes Pro.(Arnold Palmer tells of his decision to turn professional; Wilma Rudolph's coach discusses her performance in the 1960 Olympics)(Brief Article)
Rafer Johnson - Rome - 1960; great Olympic moments.
www.infoplease.com /ipsa/A0114618.html   (521 words)

 Map - Cold War 1960-1991   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
A more visible result of the various Cuban crises is that hemispheric unity was shaken as several Latin American countries, principly Mexico, decided that snubbing Cuba was not worth the risk and maintained diplomatic and economic relations despite the objections of the United States.
China then tested its first atomic weapon in 1964 and withdrew from the world stage to indulge in the purifying ritual of the Cultural Revolution.
Although it was almost certain that the French would be found on the American side in the event of a general European war, until then the French would pursue a foreign policy which was neither pro-Soviet nor pro-American but merely French.
users.erols.com /mwhite28/coldwar2.htm   (427 words)

 History of Women in Sports Timeline - Part 4 - 1960-1979
1960 - Wilma Rudolph, during the Olympic Games in Rome, becomes the first American woman to win 3 track and field gold medals - in the 100 meter dash, the 200 meter dash, and the 400 meter relay.
She is named the Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year for 1960 and 1961.
1960 - Donna de Varona is the youngest member of the 1960 US Olympic swimming team at 13.
www.northnet.org /stlawrenceaauw/timelne4.htm   (4499 words)

 Drawmer - 1960 Mic Pre/Tube Compressor
Combining eight active tube stages and the low noise and reliability of solid state electronics, the Drawmer 1960 provides the ultimate direct interface between the sound source and the recording medium.
The Drawmer 1960 is a two channel unit with each channel comprised of a completely natural sounding "soft knee" vacuum tube compressor and an extremely low noise microphone pre-amplifier with switchable 48 volt phantom power.
A further auxiliary instrument pre-amp with EQ is also provided.
www.drawmer.com /1960.html   (568 words)

 Pacific Tsunami Museum Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
As a former County Supervisor in 1960, I went to the Civil Defense headquarters at the Hilo Armory annex building to be of some assistance.
Damage from the 1960 tsunami was high in the Shinmachi district.
Damage from the 1960 tsunami, across from the Hilo Theater.
www.tsunami.org /archives1960.htm   (288 words)

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