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History the 1960s
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1. Describe popular culture in Britain at the beginning of the 1960s.
Popular culture is literally culture that is popular. Whether it is music, fashion, films or the mainstream attitude of society. It appeals mostly to the working class, as they are the largest of all social classes and are the ones who generally follow this social popular trend.
In the media, popular culture is mostly found in filmmaking and television as well as music.
In the early 1960s,culture was not dominated by the values of early to mid-'50s. In fact, one could claim that the so-called 'swinging sixties' (the values and culture of the 1960s decade) really began in the late 1950s. For example, in the early 1950s children were expected to dress and act as their parents did. In the late '50s this changed drastically. In fact, teenagers still hold the rebellious attitude that teenagers in the '60s held.
In 1960 American artists and groups mostly dominated British pop music - though, later, Britain began to produce its own 'copies'. Elvis 'The King' Presley was the most famous and most influential of all artists in the 1950s. The American wowed
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