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American cultural anthropologist who influenced the 1960s sexual revolution, and was a proponent of broadening sexual mores within a context of traditional Western religious life
The first and only King of Libya, reigning from 1951 until he was deposed in a 1969 coup d'etat by Muammar Gaddafi
Host of The Tonight Show for thirty years (1962–1992), until he was succeeded by Jay Leno
African-American civil rights activist involved in efforts to overturn segregation at Ole Miss. When Byron De La Beckwith assassinated him in 1963 it inspired civil rights protests
British biochemist who developed protein crystallography, for which she was won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1964
American psychologist known for advocating psychedelic drugs, and believed LSD showed therapeutic potential for use in psychiatry
Former member of the Nation of Islam, who was one of the assassins that killed Malcolm X in 1965, which he confessed in 1977
Represented South Carolina in the US Senate 1954-2003 (100 years old). But changed party to the Republicans in 1964 due to opposition to the 1964 Civil Rights Act
British double agent who defected to the Soviet Union in 1963, and a member of the spy ring now known as the Cambridge Five
English ballerina widely regarded as one of the greatest classical ballet dancers of all time, and known for her partnership with Rudolf Nureyev
Welsh fashion icon who was one of the designers who took credit for the miniskirt and the hot pants
American political campaign specialist who died in a car accident at Chappaquiddick Island in 1969, while a passenger in a car being driven by Edward 'Ted' Kennedy
Prime Minister of Canada 1963-68, who won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1957 for organizing the UN Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis
American chemist and peace activist and one of the founders of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology. The only person to be awarded two unshared Nobel Prizes
Black American writer and social critic from New York who in the 50s-70s wrote about racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies
Algerian socialist revolutionary who was the first President of Algeria from 1963 to 1965, when he was ousted in bloodless coup
German politician who different federal cabinet position 1953-69. Especially know for his rebuilding of the armed forces. Co-founder of Airbus
13 murder cases in Boston in the 1960s, were attributed to this man, nicknamed the Boston Strangler
The writer of 'Soul on Ice' and an early Black Panther leader in the 60s
Co-founder and publisher of the magazine Rolling Stone (1967), as well as the current owner of Men's Journal and Us Weekly magazines
Swiss oceanographer who together with Don Walsh were the first people to explore the Mariana Trench
2nd Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party from 1965, and as unofficial Chief Ideologue until his death in 1982. Responsible for party democracy and the party's power separation
French-Swiss film director. Often identified with the 1960s French film movement La Nouvelle Vague, or 'New Wave'. His film often had marxist and existensialist themes
American pilot whose CIA U-2 spy plane was shot down over Soviet Union airspace, causing the 1960 U-2 incident
Australian Prime Minister (1966-67) who disappeared while swimming at Cheviot Beach, Victoria in 1967
American businessman of Czech origin who in 1961 bought McDonalds, and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world
American cartoonist whose best-known work was published in Mad 1956-88. Known as 'Mad's Maddest Artist' and for his onomatopoeticons

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