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Intelsat establishes the first commercial global satellite communications system.

6 April: Early Bird (Intelsat I) is launched into synchronous orbit. This is the world's first commercial communications satellite and "live via satellite" is born.

28 June: Early Bird begins providing television and voice services. Officials in the United States and Europe exchange greetings in a transatlantic ceremony introducing the new service. src(external link)

November: the first Acid Test is held in Palo Alto, California (LSD is still legal in the United States).

Nam June Paik (33 ans) crée une nouvelle télévision manipulée, TV Crown.

André Breton (69) organises "L'Écart absolu", the 9th (and last) international surrealist exhibition, at Galerie de l'Å’il, Paris.

1962 1963 1964 << >> 1966 1967 1968 1969

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