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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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11/2/1927 - 6/29/2018

1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Steve Ditko

Steve Ditko, comics artist who co-created the characters of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Friday, June 29, 2018, according to multiple news sources. He was 90. Following news of his death, comic book publishers, fellow artists, and fans took to the internet to mourn the loss of a legend in the medium. “Ditko didn’t just create characters – he built worlds. But today it is our world that is saddened by his loss. While he may no longer...
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