Sixties Pizzazz
The Sixties in Pictures, Videos, Sounds and Music

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Car of the Year 1969

 

1969 roadrunner

 

 

The Plymouth RoadRunner became the no frills affordable hit of the year. It came as a 2 door coupe with standard, a 383 cubic-inch V8 engine and a four-speed manual transmission. It had bench seats, no radio, no AC and was faster than most police cars of the day. Its speed and reliability made it a favorite of moon shiners. The marketing plan of selling a muscle car for under $3000 was a success.

 


Plymouth Roadrunner ad 1969

 



 

The Races of 1969

 

The Indianapolis 500 Trailer for 1969

 

mario andretti 1969 indianapolis 500

 

1969 Indianapolis 500 - Mario Andretti

Crashes his Lotus in time trials and wins the race with the backup car.

 

1969 USAC Racing championship - Mario Andretti

 

1969 Formula One Championship(Grand Prix) - Jackie Stewart


leeroy yarbrough 1969

1969 Daytona 500 - LeeRoy Yarbrough


1969 NASCAR Championship -
David Pearson

1969 24 hours of Le Mans: Jacky Ickx and Jackie Oliver in a Ford GT40 Mk.I

 

1969 Drag racing Top Fuel Championship - Steve Carborne

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Sixties Pizzazz

 

The idea behind this project is to present the Sixties in an interesting manner with as much audio and visual content as we could manage without slowing things down too much.

 

Unlike most Sixties websites that are a hodgepodge of decade wide information, we approached this project year by year. WIth each year of the Sixties including categories in history, television, movies, music, sports, books, comedy, technology and toys.

Beyond the nostalgia and retro feel for those who lived through the time, it is also designed to attract the younger crowd.

 

We have enjoyed some success in that endeavor as this webiste has become quite popular with teachers who use Sixties Pizzazz to get their Middle and High school students interested in our historic and cultural past by assigning projects and papers to this and our other PIZZAZZ websites.

 

These websites are safe for Middle school and above.

 

Other Pizzazz Sites

 

Sixties Pizzazz is part of a larger procress still under construction. It includes Fifties Pizass, Seventies Pizzazz, and the still beta of Eighties Pizzazz. They all are similar in our effort to make recent history fun and intersting for the next generation.

 

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