The Most Free-Spirited Hippies in Hollywood History

From Jimi Hendrix to Yoko Ono to Joni Mitchell, the era of flower power saw lots of change as far as political change, social reform, and a shift in pop culture went. Some of the most influential artists of all time were the most famous during the 1960s and '70s. Find out which celebrities were the most important to counterculture...

Gloria Steinem

Steinem is a renowned feminist leader. She worked as a journalist and fought to give women equal representation in the media and workforce. Like all hippies, she also protested the Vietnam War by not paying her taxes.


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The More You Know

  • In 2009, Burger King launched a campaign that if you unfriended 10 friends on Facebook, you were entitled to a free Whopper. The person you unfriended would get a message telling them that their friendship is worth less than a Whopper.
  • You only breathe out of one nostril at a time.
  • The first American woman to go to medical school was admitted as a joke. Geneva Medical School thought it was joke when Elizabeth Blackwell applied to attend 1847. She graduated in 1849, started her own practice, and opened an infirmary for the poor.
  • The first pieces of gold at Fort Knox arrived by mail.
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