The 60s was the decade of great music - the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, the Who, Procol Harum - the list could go on and on. The 60s was also a time of great social change; old conventions were challenged and old attitudes faded with the decade. Fittingly the voting age was lowered to eighteen by the end of the 60s.
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Stylistically the 60s borrowed from other periods: Victorian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. To this mix, designers added a heady cocktail of psychedelic images inspired by the effects of hallucinogenic drugs. Alongside these new influences, modernism evolved and matured from its beginnings in the early years of the twentieth century. Town centres changed in the 60s and bomb damaged cities were replaced by modern visions of the future. They were not to everyones taste.
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The 1960s were also time of turmoil,probably described as such for the racial unrest during this period, social injustice and because of ourinvolvement in the war in
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The new pop music blared from every teenagers transistor radio. Music itself changed radically in the 60s. The Beatles went from smart suited mods in the early years, to hip guys about Swinging London in the middle sixties and to full blown hippies by 1967. They broke up in 1970.
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But it was also a time of rapid social and cultural change when Christianity faced challenges from Eastern religions, from Marxism and feminism, and above all from new ‘affluent’ lifestyles.