Elvis Presley returns home from serving in the US Army.
The Beatles make their debut in Hamburg, Germany. The band at the time included John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stu Sutcliffe on bass and Pete Best on drums.
The short bouffant is the ultimate hairdo.
Collars are abandoned in favor of colored piping.
Joe Namath shocks the pro ranks by spurning the NFL and signing with the Jets of the upstart AFL.
“Miracle On Ice,” the U.S. men’s ice-hockey team, wins first Olympic hockey gold medal.
Bill Mazeroski becomes first person to end a World Series with a home run.
This Hollywood starlet was the first to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Which toy was first introduced in 1960?
a. Easy Bake Oven b. G.I. Joe c. Etch-A-Sketch d. Ant Farm
This free-form dance centered on a pelvic swivel - a fitting gesture for an age that would defy old rules of sexual propriety. Its popular song would top the charts and again hit number one a year later when the dance became a fad amongst adults. Do the what?
True or False: Adolph Coors III, chairman of the board of the Coors Brewing Company, is kidnapped and held for a $500,000 ransom this year.
Some thought the master of suspense had gone too far with this film. In its most terrifying scene, one of cinema’s most famous containing 70 shots in less than a minute, the audience shares the voyeur’s view of his murderous spree. Once thought vile and sadistic, today it is universally deemed a classic for its thematic complexity and its spine-tingling scariness.