The Sixties in Pictures, Videos, Sounds and Music
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New Series 1960
Fred Mc Murray plays a single father with William Frawley from I LOVE LUCY as the mother figure. Health reasons caused Frawley to be replaced by William Demarest. My Three Sons
Hanna-Barbera riding the success of Huckleberry Hound makes it big with the first prime time cartoon show starring Fred Flintstone. .
Route 66 (1960 to 1964) Staring Martin Milner and
Huntley-Brinkley Report (NBC). Chet Huntley and David Brinkley News show from NBC which begins moving nightly news from 15 minutes to 30 minutes.
CBS Sports Spectacular
Most Watched TV 1960 - 1961
1. Gunsmoke — CBS
TV Guide Schedule 1960
Television News 1960
87% of households have TV, up from 9% in 1950
This was the year the remote control came into our many of our lives! Children were no longer required to sit on the floor within reach of the television to turn the dials at the command of the larger people on the couch. History of the Channel changer.
Talk-show host Jack Parr breaks down in tears as he walks off the live NBC Tonight Show when network censors removed a toilet joke he told the previous night. He leaves the show for a month before returning. Jack Parr Story
Ventriloquist puppeteer Shari Lewis and her famous simple sock puppet Lambchop win the Peabody Award for entertaining children. Shari Lewis Ventriloquist
Edward R. Murrow's last program, Harvest of Shame aired. An expose on the plight of migrant workers in Florida, it forever changed the nature of TV news by setting in motion the tone for the generation of investigative journalists to come. Harvest of Shame.
Taking a food order by telephone, Domino's delivers a pizza.
1960 TV ads
1960 Flintstones Winston cigarette ad
1960 American Gothic Cornflakes ad
The Emmy's for 1960 - 1961
Outstanding Actor - Series Raymond Burr for Perry Mason
Outstanding Actress - Series Barbara Stanwyck, Barbara Stanwyck Show
Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role By an Actor or Actress in a Series - Don Knotts, The Andy Griffith Show
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor - Jack Benny Show (CBS)
Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Musical Program or Series - Fred Astaire, Astaire Time
Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of News - Huntley-Brinkley Report (NBC).
Outstanding Writing Achievement in Drama - Rod Serling, The Twilight Zone
TV Series End 1960
Gillette Cavalcade of Sports (1946-1960).
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