1960 Pop Culture

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“I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood ” (King, M. L., 1963)

The 1960’s were one of the most creative periods among other period. Known as the decade of revolution in politics, music and society, the 1960’s pop culture began in the United States and the United Kingdom before it spread to mainland Europe and different parts of the world. After years of nightmare when World War II has finally ended, it was a period of readjustment and remaking especially in Europe. This made the youngsters on the 60’s bewildered and they began to question their values about life. A period of purity and trust soon changed into a period of hate and savagery. People in the America challenged to claim justice and put an end to the discriminatory of black citizens led by Martin Luther King Jr., Protests of the Vietnam War increased, and the women want their equality. All the hopes of becoming the new America no longer exist when John F. Kennedy, the 35th President was gunned down in Dallas, Texas. On the other hand, the 1960’s were an extraordinary decade due to numerous of popular culture; The “Hippies” were born and so does the Maxies dresses, two of the leading names in the music industry, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles, won the audience 's heart by only on the early years of 1960, Audrey Hepburn, a remarkable actress who starred in most of Hollywood’s
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