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1960s

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Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century

Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s - 1960s - 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s

Years: 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969


Contents

Events and trends

The 1960s was a turbulent decade of change around the world. Many of the trends of the 1960s were due to the demographic changes brought about by the baby boom generation and the dissolution of European colonial empires. (See The Sixties.)

Technology

Science

War, peace and politics

Economics

Many countries in Western Europe experience high economic growth (4 to 8% per year).

Culture

Others

World leaders

Writers and intellectuals

Sports figures

Entertainers

See also: List of rock and roll albums in the 1960s

Infamous

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