50 Scenes From The Sixties All Baby Boomers Will Instantly Recognize

Published October 28, 2016
Updated December 3, 2017

It almost goes without saying that the 1960s were a time of tremendous upheaval. Vietnam, civil rights, the Cold War, changing fashions, the space race, Woodstock — certainly a lot to pack into one decade.

Not surprisingly, then, the 1960s is also one of the most commemorated and photographed decades ever. Here are 49 photos that encapsulate the decade:

Che Stare
Bay Of Pigs
Alan Shepard
Tsar Bomba
50 Scenes From The Sixties All Baby Boomers Will Instantly Recognize
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Next, stay in the '60s with 45 Woodstock photos that will wake you back to 1969, and amazing images of San Francisco at the height of hippie power in the 1960s. Then, discover the history of hippie culture.

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