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*1960 John F. Kennedy is elected president of the United States.
*1961 The United Nations General Assembly condemns apartheid.
*1961 The Berlin Wall is constructed.
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
*1960 The United States nuclear submarine Triton completes the first underwater circumnavigation of the world.
*1960 Number of television sets in the world: 85 million in the United States; 10 million in Britain; 2 million in West Germany
*1961 Soviet Yuri Gagarin orbits the earth; Alan Shepard makes the first United States space flight.
SOCIETY AND CULTURE
*1960 Harper Lee writes To Kill a Mockingbird
*1961 The film West Side Story premieres.
*1961 World population: 660 million in China; 435 million in India; 209 million in the U.S.S.R.; 179 million in the United States; 66 million in Brazil.
It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. Benjamin Disraeli
Your friend is the man/woman who knows all about you and still likes you. Elwood Hubbard
There are no wrong turns, only unexpected paths!” Mark Nepo
If it’s true, if it’s beautiful, it’s honorable, if it is right, then CLAIM it. By Rob Bell
You receive from the world what you give to the world! Oprah
DUTY! HONOR!! COUNTRY!!!
“Don’t aspire to make a living! Aspire to make a DIFFERENCE! Denzel Washington
“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world.
It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.” L.R. Knost