In 1965 Paul Harvey laced radio news with right wing opinions, hypnotic timbre, extended pauses for effect, heart-warming tales of average Americans and folksy observations that evoked the heartland, family values and the old-fashioned plain talk one heard around the...
The most successful films of the year were The Sound of Music and Doctor Zhivago, each with ten nominations and five wins, with the former winning Best Picture. https://youtu.be/aMMgcAqOYbI https://youtu.be/ut3swc3Ciho Source: Wikipedia
In March 1965 Alabama State Troopers attacked over 500 civil rights demonstrators in Selma, Alabama, as they attempted to march to the state capitol of Montgomery. Source: Wikipedia
https://youtu.be/nsEFbNaRxQQ In February 1965 American Muslim minister and human rights activist Malcolm X was assassinated while giving a speech in Harlem New York City.
https://youtu.be/lERbO006Ppk In February 1965 Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City Source: Wikipedia
MLK received the Nobel Peace prize in 1964
The 1974-65 Berkley Free Speech Movement demanded free speech and political activity for students
https://youtu.be/sclfhlScwkk In February 1964 the Beatles arrived in NYC for their first American tour.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7Pdu9KXGnM&pp=ygUaMTk2NCBOZXcgWW9yayBXb3JsZCdzIEZhaXI%3D The 1964 New York World's Fair, representing 80 nations, took place at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York City.
https://youtu.be/8aL0ml00S9Q In 1964 Sidney Poitier became the first African-American to win an Academy Award in the category Best Actor in a Leading Role in Lilies of the Field.
In February 1964 in Miami Beach, Florida Cassius Clay, an 8–1 underdog, beat heavyweight champion Sonny Liston in a major upset, when the champion gave up at the opening of the seventh round. Source: Wikipedia
In 1963 Vietnamese Buddhist demonstrators were attacked by government forces.
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In 1962 the United Nations General Assembly condemned South Africa’s racist apartheid policies.
Segregationis George Wallace won 1962 Alabama gubernatorial election
One Day in the Life… by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was the first open account of Stalinist repression in Soviet literary history.
https://youtu.be/vOlRhGEhG7k Lawrence of Arabia, released in 1962, was a historical drama based on the life of T. E. Lawrence and his 1926 book Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Directed by David Lean, the film starred Peter O'Toole and Alec Guinness. Nominated for ten Oscars...
US Supreme Court Rules Against School Prayer
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In 1962 the Port Huron Statement, was adopted by the Students for a Democratic Society at the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor