You could call it the Great Cultural Earthquake. Within a brief span of six months, three separate historical events happened that completely reshaped America. If you are over 62 years of age, you might remember them:
1. Martin Luther King’s “I Have A Dream” speech (8/28/1963)
2. The assassination of John F. Kennedy (11/22/1963)
3. The Beatles invasion of America (2/7/1964).
These three events–aided by the emergence of television technology–forged new movements, changed cultural values, attacked historic social institutions and reimagined public conventions. From civil rights to Vietnam to the drug culture, the world changed quickly. From this point forward nothing would be the same again…ever. In a matter of months, the modern “Camelot” began its death march as a new postmodern world was seeded.