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Time Machine: 1960s

From the Beatles to the Bay of Pigs. Vietnam to Woodstock. The '60s rocked . . . and rolled.

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From the Beatles to the Bay of Pigs. Vietnam to Woodstock. The '60s rocked . . . and rolled.

1. Which of the following happened in 1961?

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • John Glenn orbited the earth.
  • The Berlin Wall was constructed.

2. The summer of 1969 was no vacation for news media. Some of the biggest stories of the decade happened in those three months. Which one didn't?

  • Chappaquiddick
  • Woodstock
  • RFK Assassination
  • The Walk on the Moon
  • Sharon Tate Murders

3. Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his "I have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963?

  • Memphis
  • New York City
  • Washington, D.C.

4. The "Summer of Love" had hippies and flower children flocking to San Francisco where they listened to songs such as The Doors' Light My Fire, The Beatles' All You Need is Love, and Incense and Peppermint, by The Strawberry Alarm Clock. What summer was it?

  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 1969

5. Beatlemania flourished throughout the 60s. Late in the decade, a rumor spread that Paul McCartney was dead. What song, at the end, supposedly contained the words, "I buried Paul"?

  • Strawberry Fields Forever
  • Yellow Submarine
  • I am the Walrus

1. Which of the following happened in 1961?
The Berlin Wall was constructed.

2. The summer of 1969 was no vacation for news media. Some of the biggest stories of the decade happened in those three months. Which one didn't?
RFK Assassination

3. Where did Martin Luther King, Jr. deliver his "I have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963?
Washington, D.C.

4. The "Summer of Love" had hippies and flower children flocking to San Francisco where they listened to songs such as The Doors' Light My Fire, The Beatles' All You Need is Love, and Incense and Peppermint, by The Strawberry Alarm Clock. What summer was it?
1967

5. Beatlemania flourished throughout the 60s. Late in the decade, a rumor spread that Paul McCartney was dead. What song, at the end, supposedly contained the words, "I buried Paul"?
Strawberry Fields Forever

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