1960s

Students at the Cannon Center.

Student checking dress standards.

Classroom being used for church services.

  • President of the Church: David O. McKay
  • President of BYU: Ernest Wilkinson
  • President of USA: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953––1961), John F. Kennedy (1961––1963), Lyndon B. Johnson (1963––1969), and Richard M. Nixon (1969––1974)
  • Major Events:
    • 1963 JFK assassinated, March on Washington, and Martin Luther King Jr. makes his "I Have a Dream" speech
    • 1964 Beatles become popular in U.S.
    • 1965 U.S. sends troops to Vietnam
    • 1967 First Super Bowl
    • 1969 Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the moon

The Banyan——BYU Yearbook

 

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