Valium invented 1963
Diazepam was first made by Leo Sternbach and commercialized by Hoffmann-La Roche. It has been one of the most frequently prescribed medications in the world since its launch in 1963.
In the United States, it was the highest selling medication between 1968 and 1982, selling more than two billion tablets in 1978 alone.
The LASER 1960:
The term "laser" originated as an acronym for "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation". The first laser was built in 1960 by Theodore H. Maiman at Hughes Research Laboratories, based on theoretical work by Charles Hard Townes and Arthur Leonard Schawlow.
First US Space Launch:
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., in his silver pressure suit with the helmet visor closed, prepares for his Mercury Redstone 3 launch on May 5, 1961. Shepard's Freedom 7 Mercury capsule lifted off at 9:34 a.m. from Launch Complex 5 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, and flew a suborbital trajectory lasting 15 minutes and 22 seconds. He became the first American to fly into space.
The Audio Cassette Invented 1962
In 1962, Philips invented the Compact Cassette medium for audio storage, introducing it in Europe on 30 August 1963 at the Berlin Radio Show, and in the United States (under the Norelco brand) in November 1964, with the trademark name Compact Cassette. The team at Philips was led by Lou Ottens in Hasselt, Belgium.
Spacewar, the first computer video game invented 1962.
Steve Russell - Inventing of Spacewar. It was in 1962 when a young computer programmer from MIT named Steve Russell, fueled with inspiration from the writings of E. E. "Doc" Smith, led the team that created the first popular computer game. Spacewar, the first computer video game invented.
Kevlar invented 1965
Stephanie L. Kwolek. In a polymer research lab at DuPont, Kwolek discovered the super fiber known as Kevlar. In 1965 Stephanie Kwolek created the first of a family of synthetic fibers of exceptional strength and stiffness. Kevlar invented by Stephanie Louise Kwolek.
First Computer Mouse Invented1968
Douglas Engelbart, (born January 30, 1925, Portland, Oregon, U.S.—died July 2, 2013, Atherton, California), American inventor whose work beginning in the 1950s led to his patent for the computer mouse, the development of the basic graphical user interface (GUI), and groupware.
ARPANET Invented 1969
The precursor to the Internet was jumpstarted in the early days of computing history, in 1969 with the U.S. Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET). ARPA-funded researchers developed many of the protocols used for Internet communication today.