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The following events occurred in the '''1960s''':
 
The following events occurred in the '''1960s''':
   
The 1960s, like the 1950s before it, was a time of peace in the wizarding world, Grindleward having long been defeated by this point; however, because of this peace, no one in the wizarding world was prepared for Lord Voldemort's new war. The Marauders, the Evans sisters and Severus Snape were all born around 1960.
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The 1960s, like the 1950s before it, was a time of peace in the wizarding world, [[Gellert Grindelwald]] having long been defeated by this point; however, because of this peace, no one in the wizarding world was prepared for Lord Voldemort's new war. The Marauders, the Evans sisters and [[Severus Snape]] were all born around 1960.
   
This would be the decade when Molly Prewitt, Arthur Weasley, the Black sisters, Ted Tonks and possibly Gideon and Fabian Prewitt all attended Hogwarts, roughly between the years 1960 and 1973.
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This would be the decade when [[Molly Prewett]], [[Arthur Weasley]], the Black sisters, [[Edward Tonks|Ted Tonks]] and possibly [[Gideon Prewett|Gideon]] and [[Fabian Prewett|Fabian Prewett]] all attended Hogwarts, roughly between the years 1960 and 1973.
   
Minerva McGonagall likely became Head of Gryffindor House between 1955 and 1961, and Hagrid's predecessor, Ogg, was Gamekeeper for Hogwarts until at least 1968.
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[[Minerva McGonagall]] likely became Head of [[Gryffindor House]] between 1955 and 1961, and Hagrid's predecessor, [[Ogg]], was Gamekeeper for Hogwarts until at least 1968.
   
 
==Events==
 
==Events==
*[[Magnus Macdonald|Magnus "Dent-Head" Macdonald]] spearheads a campaign to reintroduce [[Creaothceann]]. The [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] refuses to lift the ban.{{Fact}}
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*[[Magnus Macdonald|Magnus "Dent-Head" Macdonald]] spearheads a campaign to reintroduce [[Creaothceann]]. The [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] refuses to lift the ban.<ref name=":0">[[Quidditch Through the Ages (real)|Quidditch Through the Ages]]</ref>
*[[Jody Jacknife]] is made head of [[Slytherin]] [[Quidditch]] [[Slytherin Quidditch team|team]]{{Fact}}
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*[[Rubeus Hagrid]] gains his job as Gamekeeper at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]{{Fact}}
*[[1961]]: [[Arthur Weasley]] and [[Molly Weasley|Molly Prewett]] start their first year at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] and are Sorted into [[Gryffindor]].<ref>Molly was born on 30 October 1949, and Arthur was born on 6th February 1950, making them both elegible for Sorting on 1 September, 1961. As well as this, Molly says that the Fat Lady once scolded her for staying out so late, meaning that she was in Gryffindor.</ref>
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*c. [[1962]]: [[Bellatrix Lestrange|Bellatrix Lestrange née Black]] and [[Rita Skeeter]] start their first year at Hogwarts.{{Fact}}
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===Quidditch===
*[[1963]]: ''[[The Philosophy of the Mundane: Why the Muggles Prefer Not to Know]]'' by Professor [[Mordicus Egg]], is published by [[Dust & Mildew]].{{Fact}}
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*[[Wikipedia:1960|1960]] to [[Wikipedia:1964|1964]]: The [[Slytherin Quidditch team]] was captained by [[Jody Jacknife]] for four consecutive school years.<ref name="HPtE">''[[Harry Potter: The Exhibition]]'', {{see image|File:SlytherinHouseCaptainsPlaque.jpg}}</ref>
*c. [[1964]] or [[1965]]: [[Andromeda Tonks|Andromeda Tonks née Black]] starts her first year at Hogwarts.{{Fact}}
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*[[Wikipedia:1964|1964]] to [[Wikipedia:1968|1968]]: The Slytherin Quidditch team was captained by [[Stuart Craggy]].<ref name="HPtE">''[[Harry Potter: The Exhibition]]'', {{see image|File:SlytherinHouseCaptainsPlaque.jpg}}</ref>
*[[Wikipedia:1965|1965]]: The [[Ban on Experimental Breeding]] is enacted.{{Fact}}
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*[[Wikipedia:1968|1968]] to [[Wikipedia:1970|1970]]: The Slytherin Quidditch team was captained by [[Steve Laughalot]].<ref name="HPtE">''[[Harry Potter: The Exhibition]]'', {{see image|File:SlytherinHouseCaptainsPlaque.jpg}}</ref>
*[[Wikipedia:1965|1965]] or [[Wikipedia:1966|1966]]: [[Lucius Malfoy]] starts his first year at Hogwarts and is Sorted into [[Slytherin]].{{Fact}}
 
*c. [[Wikipedia:1966|1966]]: [[Narcissa Malfoy|Narcissa Malfoy née Black]] starts her first year at Hogwarts and is also Sorted into Slytherin.{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1967|1967]]: The [[Nimbus Racing Broom Company]] is formed.{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1968|1968]]: [[Sturgis Podmore]] starts his first year at Hogwarts. [[Arthur Weasley|Arthur]] and [[Molly Weasley]] graduate. [[Hamish MacFarlan]] becomes Head of the Department of Magical Games and Sports.{{Fact}}
 
*[[Rubeus Hagrid]] gains his job as Gamekeeper at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]
 
   
 
==Births==
 
==Births==
*c. [[Wikipedia:1960|1960]]: [[Peter Pettigrew]]{{Fact}}
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*[[Wikipedia:1960s|1960s]]: [[Davey Gudgeon]]{{Fact}}
*[[Wikipedia:1960|1960]]: [[Greta Catchlove]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[9 January]], [[Wikipedia:1960|1960]]: [[Severus Snape]] to [[Tobias Snape]] and [[Eileen Prince]].{{Fact}}
 
*[[30 January]], [[Wikipedia:1960|1960]]: [[Lily Evans]] to [[Lily Evans's father|Mr.]] and [[Lily Evans's mother|Mrs. Evans]].<ref name="DH16">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' (Chapter 16, "Godric's Hollow")</ref>
 
*[[10 March]], [[Wikipedia:1960|1960]]: [[Remus Lupin]] to [[Remus Lupin's father|Mr.]] and [[Remus Lupin's mother|Mrs. Lupin]].<ref>[http://www.mugglenet.com/jkrcom/birthdayarchive.shtml Mugglenet] - Birthday archive: Remus Lupin</ref>
 
*[[27 March]], [[Wikipedia:1960|1960]]: [[James Potter I|James Potter]] to [[James Potter's father|Mr.]] and [[James Potter's mother|Mrs. Potter]].<ref name="DH16"/>
 
*[[Wikipedia:1961|1961]]: [[Regulus Black]] to [[Orion Black|Orion]] and [[Walburga Black]].
 
 
*c. [[Wikipedia:1961|1961]]: [[Dirk Cresswell]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' (Chapter 4, "Horace Slughorn"). Slughorn mentions that Cresswell was in the year after Harry's mother Lily at Hogwarts. Chapter 16 of ''Deathly Hallows'' establishes that Lily was born in January of 1960, meaning she began her first year in September of 1971; thus Cresswell began in September of 1972, meaning he had to have turned 11 by that time, putting his date of birth sometime before 1 September in 1961.</ref>
 
*c. [[Wikipedia:1961|1961]]: [[Dirk Cresswell]]<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]'' (Chapter 4, "Horace Slughorn"). Slughorn mentions that Cresswell was in the year after Harry's mother Lily at Hogwarts. Chapter 16 of ''Deathly Hallows'' establishes that Lily was born in January of 1960, meaning she began her first year in September of 1971; thus Cresswell began in September of 1972, meaning he had to have turned 11 by that time, putting his date of birth sometime before 1 September in 1961.</ref>
*[[Wikipedia:1962|1962]]: [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.]] to [[Bartemius Crouch Sr.]] and [[Bartemius Crouch Jr.'s mother|his wife]].{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1964|1964]]: [[Glenda Chittock]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1964|1964]]: [[Lorcan d'Eath]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1968|1968]]: [[Gwenog Jones]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1968|1968]]: [[Dunbar Oglethorpe]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1960s|1960s]]: [[Davey Gudgeon]]{{Fact}}
 
 
==Deaths==
 
*[[Wikipedia:1962|1962]]: [[Belvina Black]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1965|1965]]: [[Lycoris Black]]{{Fact}}
 
*[[Wikipedia:1966|1966]]: [[Sacharissa Tugwood]]{{Fact}}
 
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
[[File:Jo rowling.jpg|thumb|right|175px|[[J. K. Rowling]] is born.]]
 
*[[22 December]], [[Wikipedia:1962|1962]]: [[Ralph Fiennes]] is born.
 
*[[Wikipedia:1962|1962]]: [[Hanna Lützen]] is born.
 
*[[31 July]], [[Wikipedia:1965|1965]]: [[J. K. Rowling]] is born.
 
*[[26 May]], [[Wikipedia:1966|1966]]: [[Helena Bonham Carter]] is born.
 
*[[25 November]], [[Wikipedia:1966|1966]]: [[Simon Grover]] is born.
 
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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[[fr:Années 1960]] [[pl:Lata 60. XX wieku]]
 
[[fr:Années 1960]]
 
 
[[Category:Decades|60s]]
 
[[Category:Decades|60s]]

Latest revision as of 01:38, April 15, 2016

The following events occurred in the 1960s:

The 1960s, like the 1950s before it, was a time of peace in the wizarding world, Gellert Grindelwald having long been defeated by this point; however, because of this peace, no one in the wizarding world was prepared for Lord Voldemort's new war. The Marauders, the Evans sisters and Severus Snape were all born around 1960.

This would be the decade when Molly Prewett, Arthur Weasley, the Black sisters, Ted Tonks and possibly Gideon and Fabian Prewett all attended Hogwarts, roughly between the years 1960 and 1973.

Minerva McGonagall likely became Head of Gryffindor House between 1955 and 1961, and Hagrid's predecessor, Ogg, was Gamekeeper for Hogwarts until at least 1968.

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  1. Quidditch Through the Ages
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Harry Potter: The Exhibition, (see this image)
  3. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Chapter 4, "Horace Slughorn"). Slughorn mentions that Cresswell was in the year after Harry's mother Lily at Hogwarts. Chapter 16 of Deathly Hallows establishes that Lily was born in January of 1960, meaning she began her first year in September of 1971; thus Cresswell began in September of 1972, meaning he had to have turned 11 by that time, putting his date of birth sometime before 1 September in 1961.
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