Powerpoint in 60's

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Powerpoint in 60's

  1. 1. Music • During the Vietnam war, The Beatles changed music in the USA and around the world. • Martin Luther King becomes famous with his Dream. • John F. Kennedy is assassinated in 1963, after serving the office of president for three years. For the first time in History, a human being sets his foot on the Moon, in the Moon Landing of July 1969. • The Cold war was going on during this time but the most important was the Vietnam War (1959 – 1975). Also the Bay of Pigs Invasion (1961) and Portuguese Colonial War, (19611974). • British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
  2. 2. ‘The 60’s were a leap in human consciousness. Mahatma Gandhi, Malcolm X, Martin Luther king, Che Guevara, Mother Teresa, they lead a revolution themes. The Beatles, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix created revolution and evolution themes. The music was like Dali, with many colours and revolutionary ways. The youth of today must go there to find themselves.” - Carlos Santana The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. Their best-known lineup, consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, became considered by many as the greatest and most influential act of rock era. James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix was an American musician, singer and songwriter. Despite a limited mainstream exposure of four years, he is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists. The arrival of the Beatles in the U.S., and subsequent appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, marked the start of the British Invasion in which a large number of rock and roll, beat and pop performers from Britain gained massive popularity in the U.S.
  3. 3. The ‘Sixties’ Technology • The Laser was invented – 16th May 1960 • Robots created – 23rd April 1961 • The first type writer – 27th July 1961 • The first cassette tape – 19th June 1962 • The first internet sent message – 29th October 1969 • Internet to the public – 3rd July1969
  4. 4. 60’s Fashion • Mary Quant’s mini-skirt changed everything in the world 1960’s fashion • Young adults, following Twiggy • Carnaby Street were is all happened, loads of young adults were seen.
  5. 5. Genre and Artists • • • • British invasion- The Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Tom Jones, Dusty Springfield. Motown/R&B- The Marvelettes, The WonSupremes, Stevie der, Aretha franklin. The "British Invasion" is the name given to the period of time in the early to mid1960's, during which many British rock bands and pop artists found mainstream success in the United States and worldwide. Many of these bands first started by covering American songs. As these bands gained popularity, many of them ventured into new music territory and created their own unique styles. The one band that comes to mind when speaking of the British Invasion is The Beatles. The "Motown Sound" and popular R&B music had a major significance in terms of the Civil Rights movement and integration in American society during the sixties. Motown records consisted mainly of African-American groups, singers, their musical and business success proved in breaking down the barriers of segregation and granted African-American performers and musicians a chances to appropriate much of the success that had been credited to white rock 'n' rollers and pop artists.
  6. 6. 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 The Twist- Chubby Checker Stand By Me Ben E. King Surfin' Safari-The Beach Boys She Loves You-The Beatles Twist and Shout-The Beatles Sherry – The Four Seasons It's Now or Never Elvis Presley Blue Moon The Marcels 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 Like A Rolling StoneBob Dylan Uptight (Everything's Alright) - Stevie Wonder I'm A Believer The Monkees What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong My Way - Frank Sinatra (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction- The Rolling Stones Monday, Monday - The Mamas and the Papas Light My Fire The Doors Louie Louie-The Kingsmen House of the Rising Sun - The Animals Piece of My Heart - Big Brother & The Holding Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
  7. 7. Video link of a overview of the sixties https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=playe r_embedded&v=XpNKW1M3KTw

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