The Sixties in Pictures, Videos, Sounds and Music
Gagets and Toys of
The Answering Machine
Kazuo Hashimoto Invents the Ansafone sold in the USA as an Automatic Telephone Answering Machine. Ansafone
TIROS-1 Weather Satellite
The United States launches the first weather satellite, TIROS-1.
AT&T Labs launched Echo, a giant balloon to bounce signals between ground based receivers. Echo
The Copy Machine
The Rank Xerox Standard 1385 copying machine goes to market.
First popular talking doll, spoke 11 random phrases at the pull of a string. The original voice was June Foray who also did the voice of Rocket J. Squirrel in the Rocky & Bullwinkle cartoons.
Legos - The Brits successfully enter the American toy market with
High tech toy from France is a big hit, everyone seems to have had one at one time or another. Etch-a-Sketch
Bell Telephone Laboratories invent the modem using the binary code patented by Jean-Emile Baudot in 1874.
Theodore Maiman uses a synthetic ruby to build first true laser.
Teflon Non-sticking cookware goes on sale at Macy's in New York
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