The Beatles - While My Guitar Gently Weeps (1968)
Posts tagged 60s.
The Vietnam War 1 November 1955 - 30 April 1975 (19 years, 5 months, 4 weeks and 1 day)
On March 8. 1965, 3500 US-Marines land in South Vietnam. Around 1968 already more than half a million. 1973 US Troops withdrawal, 1975 North and South Vietnam were reunified. Over 2 Mio. people died, including 60.000 US-Soldiers.
It’s said that the Vietnam war ended a lot myths, the myth of a clean war, heroic soldiers and the invincibility of the USA.
Francoise Dorleac in “La peau douce/The Soft Skin” (1964)
‘Lesbian Pulp Fiction was popular in the 1950′s – mid 60′s. At the time it was really the only information for, or about, lesbians and became quite popular, though still slightly underground. Small publishing houses like Brandon, Beacon and especially Midwood really hit the market. When you look at these covers, almost always, the dark haired woman in the illustration is the boss and the blond has been ’turned’ into a lesbian by her.’
“Lesbian Love - Can it ever be condoned?”
Bobby Boris Pickett and The Crypt Kickers - Monster Mash (1962)