The 1960s (pronounced "nineteen-sixties", shortened to the "'60s" or the "Sixties") was a decade that began January 1, 1960 and ended December 31, 1969.  In the United States and other Western countries, the Sixties is noted for its counterculture .
Bürgerrechtsbewegung in den USA Brasília wird Hauptstadt Brasiliens (1960) Erster Raumflug eines Menschen ( Juri Gagarin) (1961) Contergan-Skandal (1961 bis 1970) Erste Antibabypille als Mittel gegen Menstruationsbeschwerden in der Bundesrepublik (1961) Bau der Berliner Mauer (1961) Oberirdische Explosion einer 60 MT-Wasserstoffbombe (1961)
The 1960s was the decade that started on January 1, 1960 and ended on December 31, 1969. Many things happened in the sixties, including the Space Race, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Vietnam War. The 1960s term also refers to an era more often called the Sixties. This was a set of cultural and political trends around the globe. This "cultural decade" is loosely defined as beginning around 1963 and ending around 1974.
In Africa the 1960s was a period of radical political change as 32 countries gained independence from their European colonial rulers. Some commentators have seen in this era a classical Jungian nightmare cycle, where a rigid culture, unable to contain the demands for greater individual freedom , broke free of the social constraints of the previous age through extreme deviation from the norm.
das jahr 1960 wird auch als afrikanisches jahr bezeichnet, weil gleich 18 afrikanische kolonien die unabhängigkeit von ihren kolonialmächten erlangten: kamerun, togo, madagaskar, die republik kongo, benin, niger, burkina faso, elfenbeinküste, tschad, die zentralafrikanische republik, gabun, senegal, mali, nigeria, mauretanien sowie …
The 1960s were an age of fashion innovation for women. The early 1960s gave birth to drainpipe jeans and capri pants, a style popularized by Audrey Hepburn. Casual dress became more unisex and often consisted of plaid button down shirts worn with slim blue jeans, comfortable slacks, or skirts. Traditionally, trousers had been viewed by western society as masculine, but by the early 1960s, it had become acceptable for women to wear them every day. These included