1960s Day- Year 5- What did we find out?

Happy 1960s day Year 5! Here are some photos of our research into the 1960s. What facts have you learnt, what was most interesting?

Researching and sharing facts.

Below are some questions you could answer. Alternatively, you can share any other facts you have learnt from the 1960. Please share your answers on the blog.

How were the computers in 1960s different to the ones today?

What is a cassette and how did it affect the music industry?

How did the 1960s influence fashion then and now?

17 thoughts on “1960s Day- Year 5- What did we find out?

  1. The computers in the 1960s were thick and huge so you couldn’t move them, but now they are in colour and a good size.
    A cassette was like a music tape in the 1960’s, you can also use a cassette tape to listen to music. It has affected the music industry because now, you can buy cassettes or use a phone to listen to music.
    In the 1960s they showed more of their legs but now people show more of their body.

  2. The computers in the 1960s were big but now no much
    A cassete is a radio that you put in a dvd
    1960s had suits and fancy dresses such as a leather jacket

  3. The computers in the 1960’s were very bulky so you couldn’t move them around easily.The computers were also black and white and not in colour like today.
    A cassette was a good invention because it was a lot lighter and smaller compared to records.You could also
    have a lot more songs on a cassette than on a record.
    Fashion in the 1960’s was very bright and bold and nowadays fashion in quite similar and nearly the same.

  4. In 1960 the computers were as big as a room but today we have small thin computers.

    The cassette has made music more accessible and more cheaper.

    Fashion effected us then and now by the style and now we have tracksuits and that stuff so the style has gone better.

  5. 1. The computers are different because in the 1960s, computers took up a whole room meanwhile now they take up a small table, and they had lots of wires but now there’s none besides a mouse, a wired keyboard or a charger ( unless you have a wireless charger.)
    2. A cassette is a rectangular shaped object that is similar to a cd but with music. You have to have a cassette player, then you can put the cassette on at it will play music. It had an impact on music because you could play music wherever you go.
    3. the fashion is the 1960s was different because on the 1960s there were three designs, mob, rockers and hippies. Now we can where whatever we want.

  6. How were the computers in 1960s different to the ones today?
    In the 60’s 1 computer would take a whole room .
    What is a cassette and how did it affect the music industry?
    Cassette tapes were smaller, more portable, and produced better sound quality than eight tracks.
    How did the 1960s influence fashion then and now?
    But what’s most important is that the style inventions of the ’60s paved the way for today’s trends.

  7. In the 1960s computer had lots of wires and they were huge. Now theres not much wires and the are normal sized.
    A cassette is a player were you put music in and because you dont have to put it on your phones you have a cassette.
    1960s the style was suites or mini skirt now you nearly can wear whatever you want.

  8. 1. The computers are different because a long time ago they were very big but now they have turned smaller.
    2. A cassette is like a videotape
    3. They used to wear mini skirts and suits but now we were more proper clothes.

  9. 1. Computers were different from the 1960’s and today because in the 1960’s computers would normally fit a size of one room but now its smaller.

    2. A cassette was like a music tape in the 1960’s, you can also use a cassette tape to listen to music. It affected out music industry by making it portable and if you couldn’t read you can use a cassette tape to help with education and more.

    3. I the 1960’s fashion was a bit casual but also formal. It has changed today because now you don’t see that much people wearing formal clothes instead wearing causal.

  10. 1. The computer in the 1960’s was much more bigger than the computers
    we have now.
    2. A cassette is a plastic unit that is used to record audio and video tape and it helped the music industry in making money.
    3. How the 1960’s influence the clothing now is that we can wear what feels comfortable for us.

  11. How were the computers in 1960s different to the ones today?
    Computers are different from the 1960s because in the 1960 s the Computers used to cover the whole desk but now it dosent
    What is a cassette and how did it affect the music industry?
    In the 60s the did show show there legs but now the show more of their body.
    How did the 1960s influence fashion then and now?

  12. How were the computers in the 1960s different to the one’s today?
    They were bigger and much slower.
    What is a cassette and how did it affect the music industry?
    Meaning of cassette: a sealed plastic unit containing a length of audiotape, videotape, film.
    How did the 1960s influence fashion then and now?
    It was heavily influenced by the Space Race of the Cold War, in addition to popular films and television series Science fiction, paper bags, such as Star Trek, Dan Dare or Lost In Space. The synthetic fabrics of the 1960s allowed space-age fashion designers to design garments with bold shapes and a plastic texture.

  13. How were the computers in 1960s different to the ones today?
    They are different to our computers because their computers TOOK UP A WHOLE ROOM!
    What is a cassette and how did it affect the music industry?
    A cassette is a tape which had music. It spread music across the globe.

  14. 1. The computers in the 1960’s were really big and had to take up the space of one whole room. But now the computers are small and flat and you can take it wherever you want.
    2.A cassette is a music rectangle where you put in to a radio player and it plays music. Before you needed to go to a show or play by yourself to listen to music but now you can buy cassettes or use a phone to listen to music.
    3. In the 1960’s the fashion was mini skirts, suits, leather jackets and jeans. Nowadays fashion is quite similar to the 1960’s.

  15. 1. In the 1960s the computer was different because they were like a massive machines and instead of every think being on a screen it was printed out on paper.

    2. A cassette is in the shape of a rectangle and if you have a cassette player you can put it in and it would play music but some cassettes have things to watch except you could only listen to them and not watch on them they are also portobello

    3. Fashion in the 1969 was vary formal but nouer days people were more casual clothes

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