Library Finds! (KM Edition – Greatest Year Ever: 1969)

For this week’s Library Finds! Kelly looked back on some of the amazing things that happened in 1969… You have to admit, it was quite a year, and Kelly found five titles that prove it:

June 28: The Stonewall riots in New York City mark the beginning of the Gay Rights MovementThe Stonewall UprisingThe Stonewall Uprising [DVD]
Directed by Kate Davis and David Heilbroner (Written by David Heilbroner)
HQ 76.8 .U6 A447 2011

July 20: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., and Michael Collins take the first walk on the moonApolloApollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon
by David Reynolds, Wally Schirra, and Von Hardesty
TL 789.8 .U6 A58113 2002

August 15: Woodstock Music & Art Fair opens in New York StateWoodstockWoodstock: Peace, Music & Memories
by Brad Littleproud and Joanne Hague

November 10: Sesame Street premiers on PBSSesame StreetSesame Street and the Reform of Children’s Television
by Robert W. Morrow
PN 1992.77 .S43 M67 2006

December: The Internet, then known as ARPANET, went online establishing the first stable link between multiple computersWhere Wizards Stay Up LateWhere Wizards Stay Up Late: The Origins of the Internet
by Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon
TK 5105.875 .I57 H338 1996


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