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Can you complete these 1960s headlines?

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1964: ____________ becomes the Beatles' first #1 US hit
1968: Civil rights activist __________ is assassinated in Memphis
1961: ___________ becomes the first human in space
1962:___________ wins its second consecutive soccer World Cup
1968: Tumultuous Democratic National Convention nominates ____________ for President
1967: The Arab-Israeli War ends after just _________ days of fighting
1962: Comedian __________ takes over as host of The Tonight Show
1961: East Germans erect a wall, dividing the city of ___________
1967: ____________ becomes the first African-American on US Supreme Court
1968: North Vietnam launches an offensive on the Vietnamese holiday called __________
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1961: ____________ breaks Babe Ruth's single-season home run record
1968: The musical with the nude scene, ____________, moves to Broadway
1961: _____________ becomes the first American in space
1965: Canada adopts a new flag, featuring a ____________ leaf
1963: President John Kennedy is assassinated in the city of ___________
1960: A stone-age animated comedy called ___________ premieres on ABC
1962: Blonde movie star ____________ is found dead in her Brentwood, California home
1969: The rock opera ___________ is released in the form of a double album by The Who
1961: The Sabin oral vaccine against _________ comes into commercial use
1965: The world's first multi-purpose domed stadium, the _________, opens in Houston

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