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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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1960s Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of Jim Pike

Jim Pike was a co-founder and lead singer of the popular vocal pop group The Lettermen. Pike formed the group in 1961 with college friend Bob Engemann and Tony Butala. Their terrific harmonies were a success right away, charting their Grammy nominated song, “The Way You Look Tonight,” that same year. They were most popular in the 1960s, hitting the Billboard charts 20 times including the songs “When I Fall in Love” and “Theme from A Summer Place.” His brother Gary joined the group in 1967,...
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Joe Overstreet Obituary (AP News)

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Bart Starr was an NFL legend, leading the Green...

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Jackie Shane Obituary (AP News)

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Kaye Ballard Obituary (AP News)

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Marty Balin Obituary (AP News)

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Jean C. Sayre Chapman Jean C. Sayre Chapman,...

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