America’s best-known pop psychologist from the 1960s has died at the age of 85.
Posts tagged: 1960s
With the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis going on, the publication of secret recordings made by President Kennedy get new attention.
Writer Jeremy Bernstein interviewed Stanley Kubrick in 1965 and 1966, and Kubrick recorded it on tape. Listen.
Canadian actor Jonathan Frid died. He played vampire Barnabas Collins on TV’s Dark Shadows in the 1960s. Frid is dead, but Barnabas Collins is alive and well.
Jim Marshall, the man behind rock music’s biggest, loudest amplifiers, has died at the age of 88.
In honor of Black History Month, we’ve added another activist-entertainer to our files: Odetta, the folk singer who came to fame in the 1960s for her powerful voice in protest songs.
Dr. Sam Sheppard was acquitted of murdering his wife 45 years ago today, after he’d spent nearly a decade in prison. A happy ending, right? Wrong.
On this day in 1966 the Gemini XII spacecraft landed safely, marking the end of the Gemini program and paving the way for Apollo and what followed. What did Gemini XII accomplish?
Today would have been the birthday of Dusty Springfield, who died in 1999 at the age of 59. The singer’s real name was Mary O’Brien. Here she is singing her biggest hit, “Son of a Preacher Man.”
Check out those groovy hand motions.
Anyone with an interest in the United States presidency should delight in this brief telephone conversation between clothier Joe Haggar and President Lyndon B. Johnson in August of 1964.
LBJ is on the hunt for some lightweight slacks, so he calls up Haggar to order some. He needs them about half an inch bigger in the waist than what he had before, and President Johnson goes into some detail about what he needs.