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2 The migration from the south to the north of Italy. Italian politics The difficult equilibrium of Italian society was challenged by a rising left-wing movement, in the wake of student unrest ("Sessantotto"). Girls only began going to secondary schools in the 1960s.

3 Palmiro Togliatti. The leader of the Italian Communist Party (1926/64). After Mussolini's fall he became a minister (1944) and vice premier (1945) Giuseppe Saragat. A moderate socialist.He has been the foreign minister of Italy from 1963 to 1964, and the President of the Italian Republic from 1964 to 1971.

4 Music and Cinema The singers Adriano Celentano was born the 6 of January 1938. He’s an italian singer, songwriter, comedian, actor, film director and TV host. Heavily influenced by his idol Elvis Presley and 1950’s rock revolution, he’s also known as the most famous dancer of the “Hula hoop fad”. For the Last 40 years he has retained his popularity in Italy selling millions of records and appearing In numerous TV shows and movies. Gianni Morandi was born the 11 of December 1944. He’s an Italian pop singer and entertainer. He became one of the best-known show-business personalities in Italy of the past four decades. He made his debut in 1962 and quickly placed high at or won a number of Song festivals. It’s Estimated that he has sold 30 millions LPs and CDs. He has written a number of autobiographical books and appeared in 18 films.

5 The actors Alberto Sordi, also known as Albertone, was born in Rome the 15 of June 1920. He was an Italian actor, likely the most popular of the 20 th Century. Sordi enrolled in Milan’s dramatic arts academy but was kicked out because of his thick Roman accent. Ironically, it was his accent that would later prove to be his trademark. In a career that spanned seven decades, Sordi established himself as an icon of Italian cinema with his representative skills at both comedy and light drama. Sordi died shortly before his eighty-third birthday following a heart attack. Antonio De Curtis, better known as Totò, was born the 15 of February 1898 in Naples. He was an Italian film and theatre actor, writer, singer and songwriter He was best known for comic roles, but in the latter part of his life showed that he was comfortable in dramatic portrayals as well. Despite his physical appearance Totò had a reputation as a great playboy. He died at the age of 69 the 15 April 1967 after a series of heart attacks.

6 The film makers Ennio Morricone was born the 10 of November 1928 in Rome. He’s an Italian Academy Award- winning composer. He has composed and arranged scores for more than 500 film and television productions. Morricone wrote the characteristic sound- tracks of Sergio Leone spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars(1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), The Good, The Bad and The Ugly(1966). His more recent compositions include the scores for Once Upon a Time in America(1984) and The Untouchables(1987). He received the Honorary Academy Award in 2007 “for his magnificent and multifaceted contributions to the art of film music". Sergio Leone was born the 3 of January 1929 in Rome. He was an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter most famous for his spaghetti westerns. His most well-known movies include the Man with No name trilogy (which consists of A Fistful of Dollars, For a few Dollars More and The Good, The Bad and The Ugly), Once Upon a Time in the West and Once Upon a Time in America. Leone died the 30 of April 1989 of a heart attack at the age of 60.

7 Innovation The car as an authentic status-symbol The fiat 850 Abarth 1600 OT

8 Design As an expression of freedom


10 The Italian family in the 60s

11  In the 60’s the italian family was founded on marriage and usually families had lots of children.  It was a patriarchal unit where the husband represented authority, so he worked hard alla day long to sustain the family economically.  Families were also really numerous because of the habit of living with grandparents and grandchildren and everybody used to celebrate family or religious festivities together..

12 In contrast, the key role of women regarded the managing og the house and the education of the children, wich was quite strict and based on respect and obedience, two fundamental values. In fact, in that period women had to leave their jobs at the birth of the first child to care for their family. Moreover, in everyday life dinner was an important moment of dialogue where parents and children were united around the same table

13 Alberto MoraviaUmberto Eco Italo Calvino Pier Paolo Pasolini Literature

14  Birth of the neo-avanguardia movement  Reaffirmation of the social value of poetry  Stressed linguistic experimentalism  Recovery of the freedom of the press

15 Italian Fashion T he Key word was: “protest”

16 1968 Italy, Rome. Two girls who were doing shopping near “Piazza di Spagna”.

17 1969, Rome.

18 Italy 1967 - Jean Shrimpton - Calendario Lambretta Lambretta

19 Italia 1972 - Raffaella Carra' e Mini Innocenti Mini InnocentiMini Innocenti

20 Sport in the 60’s : Gigi Riva. The dazzling career with Cagliari, but also in blue. With the national Gigi Riva won the European title in 1968. Nino Benvenuti.He was gold medal at the Olympics in Rome in'60 and he won 119 matches losing only once. He was world champion, European and Italian champion.

21 Football Cycling Olympic Games Gimondi won all three of the Grand Tours, the first and only Italian to do so, for a total of five overall victories in these races. Gimondi won the 1965 Tour de France and the 1967 Giro d'Italia

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