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The 1960s Scene/Seen Internationally
"The 1960s was a ground-breaking decade in which conventions were broken or revised in politics, architecture, music, literature, lifestyles, women's roles, cooking methods, and thoughts about the future."
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Who was the American theorist (of German origin) responsible for the concept of the "one-dimensional man," a concept that led to his being called "the father of the Left"? (Interestingly, he rejected the nickname).
Which of these comedians said, "In the Halls of Justice the only justice is in the halls?"
In 1967, who was the leader of Yugoslavia who opened its borders to foreigners and did away with visa requirements?
Gamal Abdel Nasser
Tito (Josip Broz)
King Peter II
Who sang the famous 1966 song, "These Boots Were Made For Walkin'"?
The Velvet Underground
Which world leader in 1963 vetoed a British application to become part of the European Economic Community?
Charles de Gaulle
What is a kind of non-representational painting called which began early in the twentieth century and which became predominant in the 1960s? Note the subject of this kind of painting is nothing but itself--with one color. Some people here call this a variant of Abstract Expressionism.
In 1965, which Latin American leader became the First Secretary of the Communist Party in Cuba?
Jorge Eliécer Gaitán
In the bitter Great Flag Debate, in 1965, what flag did Canada give itself?
the willow leaf
the oak leaf
the maple leaf
the fig leaf
In May 1966, what did Mao Zedong initiate? He spoke of eliminating the hidden 'liberal bourgeoisie' which he saw as dividing China.
The Great Awakening
The New Deal
The Agrarian Revolution.
What was the name of the confrontation on March 21, 1960 in South Africa in which police forces shot upon a group of black protesters?
Church Street Bombing
What was the name of the highly segregationist governor of Alabama who in 1963 tried to stop the enrollment of two black students in the University of Albama?
F. W. De Klerk
What singer born as Jamesetta Hawkins recorded the classic, "At Last"?
Who was the philosopher whose book "Motiviation and Personality" with concept of the "self-actualizing person" would be influential in the 1960's human potential movement?
Who is the famous French psychoanalyst who introduced the concepts of the mirror stage and said that "the unconscious is shaped like a language"?
Who was the surgeon in the first successful human heart transplant in 1966?
Dr. Christiaan Barnard
Who won the World Cup in 1966?
What did Bausch and Lomb introduce in 1965? It was the world's first example of this product.
Soft contact lens
What was invented in 1960 as an alternative to the light bulb?
Energy saving light bulbs
Electronic tea kettle
Halogen light lamp
The number bed
What was the name of the man who didn't get to land on the moon in 1969 but who remained in charge of the command module Columbia?
Eugene "Buzz" Aldrin
The famous Janis Joplin, the "pearl" of the 60s, had a famous song, "Me and Bobby McGee." Fill in the word that's missing. "Freedom's just another word for nothing ____ to lose."
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