Tuesday, March 1, 2011
TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY - LET'S LOOK BACK TO 1967
Some major events from 1967:
Super Bowl I: Green Bay Packers vs Kansas City Chiefs - scout 35-10
#2 song of the year was "Ruby Tuesday" by the Rolling Stones. Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles was the hot album.
Most popular Movie was The Dirty Dozen but In The Heat of the Night won the Academy award. Mike Nichols won for best director of The Graduate.
The Arrangement by Eliz Kazan was the most popular Fiction book.
The Andy Griffith Show followed by the Lucy Show were the most popular television shows.
The Public Broadcasting System was created.
Louis Leakey announces the discovery of Pre-human fossils in Kenya.
Apollo 1 astronauts are killed when fire broke out in the spacecraft during launch pad test.
The first Boeing 737 takes its maiden flight.
Large demonstrations against the Vietnam War in NY and CA.
Elvis and Priscilla get hitched.
The first automatic cash machine is installed in a London bank.
Worst race riots in US history happen in Detroit.
Jim Morrison gets into censorship trouble when he sings the word "higher" in the song "Light My Fire" during a television show.
Jungle Book, the last animated film personally supervised by Disney is released.