LSD Made Illegal in US

LSD Made Illegal in US

In October 1966 possession and recreational use of LSD was made illegal in the United States and all legal scientific research programs on the drug in the country were shut down. Source: Wikipedia

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James Meredith Shot in Solo Civil Rights March 

James Meredith Shot in Solo Civil Rights March 

In June 1966 James Meredith planned a solo 220-mile  March Against Fear from Memphis, Tennessee, to Jackson, Mississippi to highlight continuing racism in the South and encourage voter registration. On the second day, he was shot by a white sniper and suffered...

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Buddhist Uprising in Vietnam

Buddhist Uprising in Vietnam

The Buddhist Uprising of 1966 was a period of civil and military unrest in South Vietnam, largely focused in the I Corps area in the north of the country in central Vietnam. Source; Wikipedia

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Chinese Cultural Revolution

Chinese Cultural Revolution

In the spring of 1966, a political dispute arose within the People's Republic of China regarding the Beijing Opera play Hai Rui Dismissed from Office.  The play depicts an honest official of the Ming Dynasty who reverses unjust land verdicts on behalf of peasants....

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Hello, Americans. This is Paul Harvey!

Hello, Americans. This is Paul Harvey!

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...

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1965 Academy Awards

1965 Academy Awards

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

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Malcolm X Assassinated

Malcolm X Assassinated

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.

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Worlds Fair 1964

Worlds Fair 1964

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.

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Sidney Poitier Wins Academy Award

Sidney Poitier Wins Academy Award

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.

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Muhammad Ali Defeats Sonny Liston

Muhammad Ali Defeats Sonny Liston

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

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