Created by ASoto924 on Mar 10, 2011
Last updated: 03/14/11 at 05:40 AM
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July 20, 1969, 4:18 p.m., one of the biggest events of history happened. Apollo 11 landed on the moon, astronauts aboard. Neil Armstrong's famous speech for the historical steps "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
Civil Rights Leader Martin Luther King was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Two months later, Robert Kennedy, John F. Kennedy's brother was assassinated, too. Both were civil rights leaders.
The first heart transplant was performed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard in Cape Town, South Africa.
Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse and a Pioneer of animated films, died of cancer on December 15, 1966, but his legend lives on.
President Johnson ordered bombing raids on North Vietnam and Americans begin protesting the war.
The Beatles, a British rock and roll band became VERY popular. The "Fab Four", John, Paul, George, and Ringo, were played on radio stations all over the world. They were seen on the "Ed Sullivan Show". They performed concerts that were quickly sold out. All the frenzy over the group became known as "Beatlemania", which was only the beginning.
The infamous day of John F. Kennedy's assassination
The Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest the world ever came to nuclear war.
The cold war continued to worsen with the USSR exploding some very large bombs during testing
Project Camelot, a military-sponsored, social science study of revolution.