- France develops the nuclear bomb.
- John F. Kennedy is elected President of the United States.
- The USSR launches the first human into space.
- The US launces an astronaut into space.
- The Tsar Bomba is tested in Russia. It is the most powerful weapon ever developed until the fusion bomb in 2006.
- The Vietnam War begins.
- Cuban Missile Crisis: Nuclear war is averted.
- Small Pox outbreak in Sweden.
- Martin Luther King Jr. speaks his "I Have A Dream" Speech
- US President John F. Kennedy is assassinated.
- China develops nuclear weapons.
- Malcolm X was assassinated
- England Won the World Cup
- Luna 10 - First space probe to enter space and orbit the moon
- Dusty Springfield
- Action man invented
- Miniskirts are the fasion
- The Israeli Six Day War occurs.
- Martin Luther KIng Junior Assassinated
- First humans to leave earths gravity and orbit another world: Apollo 8
- The first public demonstration of the computer mouse, Video conferencing, email, teleconferencing, and hyper text
- Jimmy Hendrix
- Body art was the fashion
- Batman utility belt and space hopper were invented
- The first humans land on the moon.
- The ARPAnet is developed.
- The East Asian Unity Zone, an economic union between Korea and Japan, is formed