According to Billboard magazine (the music industry Bible), and books from Record Research, these are, in no particular order, some of the top selling artists of the decade. In case you're wondering, I have all of these artists plus many more in The CEO music library.
Birth control pills, trampolines, skateboarding, yo-yo's, Super Bowl, hovercraft, mini-skirts, flower power, bell bottoms, see through blouses, dayglo, summer of love, LSD, bullet train, heart transplants, Woodstock, the multiplex cinema, Boeing 747, jacuzzi, Monty Python, Sesame Street, greenhouse effect, epidural anaesthetic, Concorde and a little band called The Beatles.
Psycho, West Side Story, 101 Dalmatians, Dr. No, The Sound of Music, Dr Zhivago, Alfie, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Graduate, Bonnie and Clyde, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Planet of the Apes, Rosemary's Baby, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, Midnight Cowboy, Easy Rider, Bonanza, Bewitched, The Fugitive, Star Trek, The Red Skelton Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Flintstones.
Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missle Crisis, Thalidomide babies, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy, Watts riots in Los Angeles, Francis Gary Powers U2 shot down, The Great Train Robbery, Aberfan coal slide, Arab-Israeli Six Day War, Chappaquiddick, Stonewall riots, Manson Family murders and the first men walk on the moon.