The 1960s were turbulent times in Europe and beyond. The world gets to know John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe and Martin Luther King Jr. – none of them would see the end of the decade.
Man on the moon
The Soviet Union and the United States both aim to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade, only the United States managed the “giant leap for mankind” in 1969.
The 60´s saw the rise of the hippie movement, which started off around 1960 and climaxed in 1967, also referred to as the ‘summer of love’. Good chance either you or your parents were born in those years.