By Carter Powell
The second half of the 1960s was mostly uphill from there. In 1965 the voting rights act was signed into law by president Lyndon B. Johnson. MLK leads a peaceful civil rights march from Selna to Montgomery in Alabama. In 1966 the 25th amendment was ratified. MLK was assassinated by James Earl Ray in 1968. But finally, the dead JFK's dream came true! The U.S. landed a man on the moon!
Neil Armstrong sets foot on the moon, in the moon landing of July, 1969.
Martin Luther King Jr. makes his famous "I have a Dream" speech to a crowd of over a million.
2. JFK was the youngest person to be elected president.
3. The first episode of Doctor Who aired in 1963.
4. The first super bowl was in 1967.
5. Spider Man made his debut in the Amazing Fantasy #15 comic in 1962.
Connection to Present Day
"1960s." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 19 May 2016.
"Super Bowl." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 19 May 2016.
"Death of Meredith Hunter." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 19 May 2016.