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Topics in the 60's

Domestic Issues

Important events

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America was frightened at the thought of the Soviet Union building a missile base in Cuba.  John F. Kennedy informed the U.S. of the so called Cuban Missile Crisis on October 22, 1962. 

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 Paul McCartney, Ringo Star, John Lennon, and Pete Best got togethor and formed the beatles. The beatles were a tremendous hit in the 60's. They had many concerts in the U.S.. It was also thought that they helped break the communism spread.

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America launched the Apollo 11 space craft and landed the first man on the moon. Neil Armstrong was the first ever human in the world to land and take the first step on the moon. Neil and his crew landed on the moon on July 20, 1969.

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