World War II changed human society all over the planet. When the war ended in 1945, families and nations began reconstructing their societies in new ways. The children of this era — the Baby Boomers — grew up quickly, drastically impacting pop culture and politics of the day. Do you really think you know about the ‘60s trivia in our pop culture quiz?
As the ‘50s gave way to the ‘60s, political turmoil was on the horizon, in part due to a war that just wouldn’t go away. The result? Young people up in arms over issues like power and military conscription. These divisive topics played a huge role in the music, drama and literature of the day. Do you know the biggest hits and music groups of the turbulent ‘60s?
The ‘70s and ‘80s had nothing on the ‘60s in terms of outrageous pop culture events… but that’s largely because the ‘60s were so fraught with violence and terror. Racial inequality, women’s rights and issues of all sorts came to a head, generating waves that affected everything from fashion to career choices. Do you really know how much politics warped ’60s pop culture?
From political assassinations to patchouli incense overload, the ‘60s had it all, providing a flashpoint that still impacts pop culture in major ways. Pull on your favorite tie-dye shirt, turn on the lava lamp, and take our ‘60s pop culture quiz now!
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