The year of 1960 CE.

Some facts about 1960:

  • Known as the ‘Year of Africa’ for the rise of Pan-Africanism
  • The April Revolution in South Korea succeeds
  • Liebling’s Law printed in The New Yorker Magazine: “Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.”
  • Harper Lee publishes and wins a Pulitzer for To Kill a Mockingbird
  • The Beatles form a band
  • Dr Seuss publishes Green Eggs and Ham
  • Racial segregation in public transportation becomes illegal in the USA
  • The farthing is phased out of UK currency
  • Albert Camus dies
  • Zora Neale Hurston dies
This time is part of the Contemporary.

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