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  • Movies of the 60’s
  • Bonny and Clyde, Dirty Harry, The Godfather, Dr.No (James Bond), The Graduate, Easy Rider, Shampoo, Love Story, West Side Story, Lawrence of Arabia, Cleopatra, Mary Poppins, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Funny Girl, Oliver, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.
  • Music Legends of the 60’s
  • The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Rolling Stones, The Who, Crosby Stills Nash and Young, Joe Cocker, Santana, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Janis Joplin, Roy Orbison, Mama’s and the Papa’s, Herman’s Hermits, Tom Jones, The Doors.
  • Hits of the 60’s
  • Penny Lane, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, I Wanna Hold your Hand, Under the Boardwalk, Monday Monday, Pretty Woman, Delilah, Locomotion, Satisfaction, Proud Mary, Baby come on light my fire, I Got You Babe.
  • Fashion
  • Mini-skirts, short hair and heavy eye make-up for girls, geometric shapes on fabric, vivid colours, trouser suits, the shift dress, tight-fitting hipsters, bright purple and orange and flowery shirts, caps and berets, narrow belts, colourful tights.
  • Trends
  • “Op Art” and “Pop Art”
  • Hippies
  • Dances
  • “funky chicken”, “grinder”, twist

The 70’s


  • Idi Amin becomes President of Uganda.
  • Swiss women allowed to vote for the first time.
  • The Vietnam war rages on and eventually ends.
  • Bobby Fischer becomes the first American world chess champion.
  • The Olympics are held in Munich.
  • President Nixon of the United States resigns after the Watergate scandal.
  • Civil war breaks out in Beirut between Muslim and Christian militias, and in Angola between rival “liberation” fighters.
  • Elvis dies.
  • South African political activist, Steve Biko, is found dying in his police cell after five days of interrogation.
  • The first test tube baby is born.
  • Bishop Abel Muzorewa becomes the first black Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.


  • Movie Stars of the 70’s
  • John Travolta, Harrison Ford, Gene Hackman, Jack Nicholson, Jane Fonda, Liza Minnelli, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Al Pacino, Robert de Niro, Barbara Streisand, Faye Dunaway, Sylvester Stallone, Jodie Foster, Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Sally Field, Cher, Meryl Streep.
  • Movies of the 70’s
  • Airport, MASH, Fiddler on the Roof, The French Connection, The Godfather ll, Cabaret, American Graffiti, The Exorcist, The Sting, Paper Moon, Chinatown, The Towering Inferno, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Jaws, Rocky, Annie Hall, Star Wars, Saturday Night Fever, The Deer Hunter, All That Jazz, Apocalypse Now.
  • Pop Stars of the 70’s
  • Bee Gee’s, The Jacksons, Earth Wind and Fire, Abba, David Bowie, Marc Bolan, T-Rex, Gary Glitter, Rod Stewart, Suzi Quatro, Elton John, Slade, Bay City Rollers, The Osmonds, David Essex, David Cassidy, Sex Pistols, The Clash, Queen, Beach Boys.
  • Hits of the 70’s
  • Never can say Goodbye, Saturday Night Fever, YMCA, Waterloo, Ballroom Blitz, Yesterday, Bohemian Rhapsody, Surfin’ Safari, Crocodile Rock, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, Tie a yellow ribbon round the old oak tree, Yesterday, Daniel.
  • Fashion
  • Bellbottoms, “punk”, crochet tops and coats, long hair for men, long skirts for women, patterns, white suits for men, jump suits, platforms.
  • Trends
  • Disco
  • Glam Rock
  • Punk
  • Pop
  • Dances
  • Disco

Exercise 2: class discussion

  • After the presentations have been delivered, have a class discussion with the learners about the differences and similarities of these periods.
  • Discuss the influences of history and world events on the style of social dance in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
  • Discuss the influence of music on the dance styles.
  • Discuss the different factors that influence and affect dance in our culture.
  • Have them think about today’s style of social dance and ask them if they can predict how dance will evolve in the future.

Questions & Answers

How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
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