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  The 1960s Mini Skirt Fashion History - Mary Quant
Stockings died in the mid 1960s and were only revived as leg wear in the 1990s or else kept for the bedroom.
When tights were first introduced in the 1960s it liberated women from girdles, roll-ons and suspender belts.
By the 1960s the Twist, the Shake and the Locomotion ousted the paired dancing couples of earlier generations.
www.fashion-era.com /the_1960s_mini.htm   (2432 words)

  
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The 1960s were the age of “sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll.” People had a new outlook to life.
In the early 1960s, Schneemann's art was deeply embedded in the formal and philosophical considerations of the New York avant-garde.
In domestic politics (and therefore invisible on the map), the 1960s were dominated by the coming of age of the generation which had been born after the Second World War.
www.lycos.com /info/1960s.html   (738 words)

  
  1960s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969, inclusive.
For example, although some of the most dramatic events of the American civil rights movement occurred in the early 1960s, the movement had already begun in earnest during the 1950s.
In the People's Republic of China the mid 1960s were also a time of massive upheaval, and the Red Guard rampages of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution had some superficial resemblances to the student protests in the West.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1960s   (1166 words)

  
 CalendarHome.com - 1960s - Calendar Encyclopedia
Sometimes the 1960s are even confounded with the 197th decade of the current era which ran from January 1961 to December 1970.
For example, although some of the most dramatic events of the American civil rights movement occurred in the early 1960s, the movement had already began in earnest during the 1950s.
Many experts attribute the 1960s "counter-culture revolution" as being the result of the major social and political factors that rose in the 1950s like brinksmanship, continued fighting in the 3rd world, and a return to pre-WWII lifestyle.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /1960s.htm   (1940 words)

  
 Fashion in the 1960s - Nostalgia Central
It has been said that women's hemlines during the 1960s served as a barometer of contemporary attitudes: When the Swinging Sixties were at their height, women's hemlines were likewise; when people began to develop some conscience about their lifestyles, the Midi and Maxi skirts made their appearance.
The 1960s saw the abandonment of these traditional rules, and it became perfectly reasonable to wear the same outfit to work as for an evening out.
But it was the Hippie style of dressing that that first introduced a truly unisex look; men and women wore their hair long and it was possible for both sexes to wear exactly the same clothes only in different sizes.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /pop/fashion60.htm   (1381 words)

  
 Highlights from the 1960s
There were some bright moments, man orbited the earth for the first time in Apollo 8 in 1968 and at the close of the decade America entered a new frontier as Neil Armstrong walked on the moon for the first time.
Editors note: The 8th grade graduating class of 2005 at Pocantico Hills School has researched the 1960s and pointed you to some highlights from this amazing decade.
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www2.lhric.org /pocantico/century/1960s.htm   (448 words)

  
 BBC - Homes - Design - 1960s
The 1960s were all free love, flower power and pop music but, as the saying goes, if you remember it, you weren't there.
The modernism of past decades had rejected historical influences so, in a spirit of rebellion, 1960s plundered the past for inspiration.
The result is a ragbag of styles culled from all over, including Victorian and Edwardian, the 1920s and art nouveau.
www.bbc.co.uk /homes/design/period_1960s.shtml   (732 words)

  
 World Population Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The world population is projected to grow from 6 billion in 1999 to 9 billion by 2042, an increase of 50 percent that will require 43 years.
The world population growth rate rose from about 1.5 percent per year from 1950-51 to a peak of over 2 percent in the early 1960s due to reductions in mortality.
The peak occurred then, even though annual growth rates were past their peak in the late 1960s, because the world population was higher in the 1980s than in the 1960s.
www.census.gov /ipc/www/world.html   (396 words)

  
 1960s Flashback 1960 - 1969
1960s Flashback is the place to get re-connected with all the Great things from the 60s.
Make a selection from the Categories on the left and you will be on your way.
Select different years from the 1960s at the top of the screen.
www.1960sflashback.com   (91 words)

  
 WWW-VL: History: United States History: 1960-1969 | 1960s history; 60's, JFK, Johnson, hippies, McCarthy, Vietnam, Rev. ...
Larry Keenan, Counter-Culture Photographer, 1960s images of the Beat Generation and hippies.
"The 1960s and COINTELPRO: In Defense of Paranoia," by Daniel Brandt
Thanks to Dr. Lynn H. Nelson, original author, WWW-VL: History: American West and Old West Kansas.
vlib.iue.it /history/USA/ERAS/20TH/1960s.html   (1335 words)

  
 1960s Hair Style
Contrary to what you may believe, the 1960s hair style was just that - styled.
Whether "long, straight, curly, fuzzy" a great deal of attention was paid to getting just the right look.
The British domination of 1960s fashions extended into hair styles as well.
www.fiftiesweb.com /fashion/hair-style.htm   (583 words)

  
 American Cultural History - 1960-1969
he purpose of this web and library guide is to help the user gain a broad understanding and appreciation for the culture and history of the 1960s.
It has photographs of people in turn of the century dress styles from the suffragettes to the businesslike attire of women and workman's factory attire to those in the 'oldest profession'.
Respect for authority declined among the youth, and crime rates soared to nine times the rate of the 1950's.
kclibrary.nhmccd.edu /decade60.html   (3670 words)

  
 1960s Fashion and Textile Links - Victoria and Albert Museum
Click on the links below to visit other sites relevant to the 1960s.
Search for information on leading figures of the 1960s such as Barbara Hulanicki (Biba), Thea Porter, John Stephen and John French.
Radical literature reflecting the new social awareness in 1960s America.
www.vam.ac.uk /collections/fashion/1960s/links/index.html   (82 words)

  
 Pioneering software in the 1960s in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium
Pioneering software in the 1960s in Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium
The development of software showed its growing pains, from late deliveries, to not meeting specifications, and to straightforward accidents.
By the end of the 1960s some perceived the field as being in a crisis, others saw new challenges.
www.cwi.nl /events/2006/pioneer   (517 words)

  
 1950s & 1960s Rock n Roll Movies & TV Shows! The VIDEO BEAT! - WELCOME! - VHS DVD
presents: hard to find 1950s and 1960s rock and roll, hippie, hot rod, bad girl, beatnik, JD, teen and cult movies and tv shows on VHS and DVD.
Rare videos, films and movies with an emphasis on the teenage youth-culture of the 1950s and 1960s.
All DVD and video titles are NTSC and are offered 'collector-to-collector' for home use only.
www.thevideobeat.com /link_clothing.htm   (111 words)

  
 100 Years of Advances Against Cancer - 1960s - National Cancer Institute
100 Years of Advances Against Cancer - 1960s - National Cancer Institute
100 Years of Advances Against Cancer - 1960s
Oncogenes arise from normal genes, or proto-oncogenes, by mutation or by increased expression.
www.cancer.gov /newscenter/1960   (271 words)

  
 TimeWarp Vintage Toys 1950s 1960s 1970s Old Toys For Sale
TimeWarp Vintage Toys 1950s 1960s 1970s Old Toys For Sale
WE buy and sell 1950s, 1960s, 1970s Vintage - Old Toys and Collectibles.
Some of our favorite 1950's 1960's and 1970's Vintage - Old Toys are: Spy toys, Pull String Talking Dolls, Clancy The Great - Roller Skating Chimp, Magic Window by Wham-O, Lemon Twist Toy, Rock'em Sock'em Robots by Marx Rockem Sockem, Vintage 1960 Mr.
www.timewarptoys.com   (268 words)

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