Topics: The Eagle Has Landed (Apollo 11), Hurricane Camille, Chappaquiddick, Nixon in Vietnam, Woodstock, Mets win World Series, Alice's Restaurant, The Love Bug, Easy Rider, Midnight Cowboy, The Wild Bunch, True Grit, Take the Money and Run, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, Laugh In, Manson murders, Judy Garland dies, (no mention of Stonewall).
Topics: Cuban Missile Crisis, Seattle Worlds Fair, J.F.K., fallout shelters, discovery of DNA, Bill Dana/Jose Jimenez, The Jetsons, The Beverly Hillbillies, The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, The Donna Reed Show, Leave It to Beaver.
Topics: Cars and interstate highways, the suburbs, Eisenhower vs Stevenson presidential election, World Series: New York Yankees vs Brooklyn Dodgers and Dale Larson pitching no-hitter, Elvis Presley, Peyton Place bestselling novel, Rock and Roll, segregation, Hungarian Revolution, Suez Canal, Huntley and Brinkley premiere, My Fair Lady on Broadway, The Ten Commandments and Giant on movie screens.
Topics: anti-war protests, Kent State shootings, invasion of Cambodia, Boeing 747, Future Shock by Alvin Toffler, Love Story by Erich Segal, midi skirts, Black Panthers, Apollo 13, 1st Earth Day, Patton, M*A*S*H, Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice, The Beatles break up.
Autumn 1957. Little Rock High School is desegregated, Althea Gibson wins Wimbledon, "American Bandstand" thrives, "West Side Story" opens on Broadway, Sputnik is launched into space, popular books include William H. White's "The Organization Man," Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" and Nevil Shute's "On the Beach," Ford Motor Company's Edsel is a monumental failure.