CROSSWORDS: 1960s

Highlights

  • 1969: ARPAnet (precursor to Internet); Apollo moon landing

1966

1967

1968

  • Lyricist Stephen Sondheim begins creating cryptic crosswords for New York Magazine, helping introduce Americans to British-style crosswords.

1969

References

  • The 1960s crossword; NYT Learning Network
  • Wikipedia: 1960s
  • The Decades That Invented the Future: Part 7: 1960s 2001: A Space Odyssey; venture capital (Rock and Davis); Compact Disc; Douglas Engelbart's "Mother of All Demos"; Muhammad Ali; Nuclear Powered Carrier; Sketchpad (drawing program); Psychedelic Research; Spacewar (videogame); Concorde; Kennedy Assassination; Saigon Execution Photo; 12/06/2012
  • Paleofuture: 1960s