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Describe Popular Culture at the beginning of the 1960's?
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1) Describe Popular Culture at the beginning of the 1960's?
The early 1960's was a period of time where standard of living was rising and there was more consumer goods to buy and people were on higher wages so could now afford luxury items which they would of never thought of buying. The 1960's was a period of great change, particularly in the younger generation of people. A good quote from the Prime Mister at the time sums up the early 60's in a way which many would agree with, 'you've never had it so good', he said this at the 1957 general election - but some people still think the late 50's as 'grey' this reflects the culture of Britain at the time.
The 1960's was a period when there was great change in the music, teenagers and fashion scene. There were about 5million teenagers of which many had money to spend, many were spending £8.00 week on clothes, records, cosmetics and entertainment and were greatly influenced by goings on in America. These new teenagers like the new/changing music scene of Rock and Roll, very popular at this time was Cliff Richard who took the scene
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