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US Presidents: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961) WW2 General, did little work in 1960’s as it was his “Lame Duck Season” John F. Kennedy (1961-1963) Assassinated in 1963, caused the Cuban Missile Crisis, Martyr Lyndon B. Johnson (1963-1969 Made forward moving Civil Rights acts Richard M. Nixon (1969-1974) The 1960’s was a hotbed for protests and activism The 1960’s to many Americans was going to be a Golden Dawn, however it never happened Instead the country was on the verge of economic collapse due to the large investments in the Cold War Despite the growing Conservatism, there was also a growing Civil Rights movement 1960’s saw much social turmoil due to the oppression of minorities and women 1960 Summer Olympic Games Rome, Italy USSR wins, 43 Gold Medals & 103 medals in total Most gold & medals in total 1960 Winter Olympic Games Squaw Valley, USA USSR wins overall w/ 21 medals, 7 gold Most gold again 1960’s saw the first Paralympics held in Rome, Italy 1964 Summer Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan US wins with 90 medals, & 36 gold 1664 Winter Olympic Games Innsbruck, Austria USSR wins, 25 in total, 11 gold The 1968 Summer Olympic Games faced controversies over two African American Men, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, were given black gloves by Peter Norman to give a “Black Salute”. Norman was ostracized by his people and Smith & Carlos faced their own controversies
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1968 Summer Olympics Mexico City, Mexico US won with 107 Medals, 45 Gold 1968 Winter Olympics Grenoble, France Norway won 14 medals in total, 6 gold Barack Obama - 4 Aug 1961; 44th President of the US, first black US president Michelle Obama - 17 Jan 1964 First black Lady Princess Diana - 1 July 1961; Heir to British Royal Throne Michael J. Fox - 9 June 1961; American-Canadian actor Christopher Eccleston- 16 Feb 1964; British actor Jeff Bezos - 12 Jan 1964; millionaire, CEO of Amazon Kurt D. Cobain - Feb 20 1967; Musician, Rockstar, Hero Dr. Dre - 18 Feb 1965; Rapper, Music Producer Peter Dinklage - 11 June 1969; American Actor Kurt Donald Cobain born on 23 February 1967 in Aberdeen Washington. Kurt helped create a Rock Renaissance in the 1990’s with his band Nirvana. Kurt was a rockstar, he was the living incarnation of his music genre - grunge. His style of music was unprecedented, Nirvana
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