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|Centuries:||20th century - 21st century - 22nd century|
|Decades:||2030s 2040s 2050s - 2060s - 2070s 2080s 2090s|
|Years:|| 2060 2061 2062 2063 2064|
2065 2066 2067 2068 2069
|Categories:|| Births - Deaths - Architecture|
Establishments - Disestablishments
The decade as a wholeEdit
This decade is expected to be called the "sixties", "two thousand sixties", or the "twenty-sixties"
Notable predictions and known eventsEdit
- Isaac Newton predicted that the world, according to his interpretation of The Bible, would end no sooner than this year.
- Halley's Comet makes a return to the inner solar system — the last return was in 1986.
- Expected expiration of the Singapore-Malaysia Water Agreement.
- November 11 — Transit of Mercury
- November 22 12:45 UTC — Venus will occult Jupiter. This event will be the first occultation of a planet by another since January 3, 1818. It will be very difficult to observe from Earth, because the elongation of Venus and Jupiter from the Sun on November 22, 2065 will be only 7 degrees.
- July 15 11:56 UTC — Mercury will occult Neptune. This rare event will be very difficult to observe from Earth.
- According to Dane Rudhyar, a leading astrologer of the 1970s, the Age of Aquarius will begin in 2062.
- September 14, 2060. The United Nations Starship Unity launches from the remnants of Earth to the Alpha Centauri System and the planet Chiron. (Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri)
- May 21, 2061. The Last Question is asked for the first time.
- Arthur C. Clarke's novel 2061: Odyssey Three takes place.
- In Star Trek chronology, Zefram Cochrane makes Earth's first warp-speed flight on Thursday, April 5, 2063. That night, Vulcan scientists, having discovered the warp signature from Cochrane's ship, make first contact with Earth.
- In Space: Above and Beyond chronology, interstellar Chig war begins following the destruction of the Earth Vesta and Tellus colonies in 2063.
Friendship One launches (Star Trek Voyager)
- Captain Scarlet takes place in 2068.
- Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet takes place in 2068.
- Savage Planet takes place in the year 2068.
- The Titan War of the Cowboy Bebop series takes place in 2068
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