John F. Kennedy elected president

Birth control pill introduced

'The Flintstones' premieres

Berlin Wall goes up

'Breakfast at Tiffany's' premieres

Cuban missile crisis

Helen Gurley Brown publishes 'Sex and the Single Girl'

French New Wave cinema

Marilyn Monroe dies

James Bond debuts in 'Dr. No'

Motown hits the charts

JFK is assassinated

The Beach Boys start making music

Gloria Steinem goes undercover as a Playboy Bunny

Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech

Beatlemania sweeps the U.S.

London's 'Swinging Sixties'

LBJ signs the Civil Rights Act

U.S. involvement in Vietnam escalates

Selma to Montgomery marches take place

Girl groups take center stage

American folk music revival

Malcolm X assassinated

The Mamas and the Papas

Mary Quant and the miniskirt

Twiggy is a new kind of model

Truman Capote publishes "In Cold Blood"

Black Panther Party founded

Haight Ashbury and the Summer of Love

Hippies and flower power

The sexual revolution begins

Rolling Stones

Anti-Vietnam protests at home

First Super Bowl

Draft cards go up in smoke

Acid tests and psychedelic drugs

Psychedelic fashion

'The Graduate' defines a generation

The Doors release their debut album

The Jimi Hendrix Experience releases two successful albums

'Hair' opens in London's West End

Janis Joplin appears at the Monterey Pop Festival

'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' premieres

'Valley of the Dolls' releases

Beatles release 'Sgt. Pepper'

Loving v. Virginia

Robert Kennedy is assassinated

Richard Nixon elected president

Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated

Julia breaks barriers on TV

Andy Warhol is shot at 'The Factory'

'The Mod Squad' debuted

'Rosemary's Baby' premieres

'Sesame Street' debuts


Manson murders

First man sets foot on the moon

Riots at the Stonewall Inn

'Midnight Cowboy' releases

'The Brady Bunch' premieres