mid-sixties mid-sixties

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of life between 60 and 70

Usage(s):

  1. Born in Belgium in 1930, Leplae only started doing comix in his mid-sixties as a form of memoir.
  2. In the mid-sixties Eichhorn discovers LSD and begins a period of odd jobs and wandering around.
  3. Absorbent, imperturbable and apparently immune to minor excitements, she is as tireless in her mid-sixties as a selfwinding watch.

News

  • LIFE With the Rat Pack

    Frank Sinatra and his kindred crew of high-living, hard-drinking buddies in the Rat Pack -- Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., especially — were, in real life, not unlike their characters from the classic movie, "Ocean's 11": they loved a good caper. From the late Fifties until they began to splinter apart in the mid-Sixties, they were showbiz's unrivaled kings of swing.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "George Harrison became my student in the mid-Sixties, which certainly opened the biggest door in all the continents for me. The young generation all over the world became my fans:but I was strongly critical about their wrong approach to our music...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Ravi Shankar Source: Thaindian.com

  2. "My family and I have discussed this issue for some time," Cashman wrote. "Now in my mid-sixties, I must face the reality that I am no longer a young man. The prospect of another six years of the intense effort and attention needed to...
    on Sep 1, 2006 By: Judge Edward Cashman Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "We thought we would just try it acoustic," explains Gaz. "So, I picked up the guitar and started playing chords over it and it just seemed to have this mid-Sixties Who feel."
    on Jan 18, 2010 By: Gaz Coombes Source: ClashMusic.com

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