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The 1960s were a thrilling if turbulent era in American history. From the Civil Rights Movement to the birth of counterculture, the '60s saw the baby boom generation usher in changes to the political and cultural landscape that still reverberate through our society today. This memorial site was created to honor and remember the people who defined the decade.
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2/11/1942 - 4/5/2016

1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Leon Haywood

Leon Haywood, a velvety-voiced R&B singer-songwriter known best for his 1970s single "I Want'a Do Something Freaky to You," died Tuesday, according to multiple news sources, including Rolling Stone and The Associated Press. Haywood was 74. The death in Los Angeles was verified by Haywood's godson Darnell Price, a rapper who goes by the name OG Cuicide. The cause of death was not announced. Haywood's hit was sampled on "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang," Dr. Dre's duet with Snoop Dogg. 50 Cent...
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Julian Bond Obituary (AP News)

FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida (AP) — Julian Bond, a...

A. Eaves Obituary (atlanta)

A. Reginald Eaves was among the first generation...

Verdelle Bellamy Obituary (atlanta)

Verdelle Brim Bellamy became a pioneer in...

Guy Carawan Obituary (AP News)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Guy Carawan, a folk ...

Andy Ramirez Obituary (statesman)

He organized labor strikes in the 1960s, helped...

Juanita Nelson Obituary (gazettenet)

GREENFIELD - Juanita (Morrow) Nelson, 91, died...

Reies Lopez Tijerina Obituary (elpasotimes)

Reies Lopez Tijerina, the controversial...

Cosimo Figliomeni Obituary (ToledoBlade)

FIGLIOMENI Cosimo Cosimo Figliomeni died...

Jimmy Ruffin Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer...

John Doar Obituary (AP News)

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Doar, who as a top Justice...

Elsie Semon Obituary (StarLedger)

Elsie Siegel Semon Short HIlls grandmother...

Jetie Wilds Obituary

TAMPA - Political activist Jetie B. Wilds Jr....

Ian Paisley Obituary (AP News)

DUBLIN (AP) - The Rev. Ian Paisley, the divisive...

Teenie Hodges Obituary (AP News)

Teenie Hodges, the diminutive guitarist and "Take...

Maxine Powell Obituary (AP News)

MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press DETROIT...

Lew Wood Obituary (AP News)

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lew Wood, who marched with...

Roland Vories Obituary (NKY)

VORIES Roland T. Vories, 95 of Newport,...

Virginia Johnson Obituary (AP News)

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Virginia Johnson, part of the...

Ray Manzarek Obituary (AP News)

Ray Manzarek, a founding member of the 1960s rock...

Conrad Bain Obituary (AP News)

NEW YORK (AP) - Conrad Bain, a veteran stage and...

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