|World Series Champions:
||St. Louis Cardinals
|Superbowl I Champions:
||Green Bay Packers
|Stanley Cup Champs:
||Toronto Maple Leafs
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||Jack Newcombe/Billie Jean King
||John Newcombe/Billie Jean King
|NCAA Football Champions:
|NCAA Basketball Champions:
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
||Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, Audrey Hepburn,
Diana Rigg, Annette Funicello, Barbara Feldon, Yvonne
Craig, Jane Fonda
"What we have here is a failure to communicate"
- Strother Martin in 'Cool Hand Luke'
"We rob banks."
- Warren Beatty, as Clyde Barrow, in 'Bonnie and Clyde'
"Because Iím worth it"
"Our repairmen are the loneliest guys in town"
- Maytag Appliances
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me...
- Dustin Hoffman in 'The Graduate'
"They call me MISTER TIBBS"
- Sidney Poitier, in 'In The Heat Of The Night'
- Walter Brooke, in 'The Graduate'
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year
||Lyndon B. Johnson
||Jane Jayroe (Lavern, OK)
||Sylvia Hitchcock (Alabama)/ Cheryl Patton
In spite of what you may still hear today, Walt Disney
was not frozen right after his death in late 1966.
Airplane Celebrity Death:
Automobile Celebrity Death:
Countercultural icon Abbie Hoffman led a group of
anticapitalists to the New York Stock Exchange, where
they dropped dollar bills from the balcony onto the
floor as traders scrambled to retrieve the cash. He
also led a group of 50,000 people and tried to levitate
the Pentagon with their combined psychic power.
The Doors earned a lifetime ban from the Ed Sullivan
show after agreeing to censor the lyrics to their
hit "Light My Fire," but ended up singing
the original lyrics anyway.
The first handheld calculator invented.
The largest Emerald, the 'Gachala Emerald' was found.
It weighs in at 858 carats.
Rolling Stone began publication.The first issue sold
about 5,000 copies.
Having been tested in a few outlets, 7-11's Slurpees
became avaiable in all locations in 1967.
Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1967: $42,000
South African doctor Christiaan Barnard performed
the first heart transplant.
||Ouija board (from Parker Brothers)
|1st appearances & 1967's Most Popular
Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
||Kerplunk, Johnny Astro, TALKING G.I. Joe
action figures, Mega Bloks, Newton's cradle, Uncle Fester's
Mystery Light Bulb, Lit-Brite, Ants in the Pants Game
|Best Film Oscar Winner:
||In the Heat of the Night
|1967 Most Popular TV shows:
|1. The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
2. The Lucy Show (CBS)
3. Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS)
4. Gunsmoke (CBS)
5. Family Affair (CBS)
6. Bonanza (NBC)
7. The Red Skelton Show (CBS)
8. The Dean Martin Show (NBC)
9. The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS)
10. Bewitched (ABC)
Number One Songs
December 31, 1966 - February 17, 1967:
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
February 18 - March 3:
Kind Of A Drag - The Buckinghams
March 4 - March 10:
Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
March 11 - March 17:
Love is Here and Now You're Gone - The Supremes
March 18 - March 24:
Penny Lane - The Beatles
March 25 - April 14:
Happy Together - The Turtles
April 15 - May 12:
Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra
May 13 - May 19:
The Happening - The Supremes
May 20 - June 2:
Groovin' - The Young Rascals
June 3 - June 30:
Respect - Aretha Franklin
July 1 - July 28:
Windy - The Association
July 29 - August 28:
Light My Fire - The Doors
August 19 - August 25:
All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
August 26 - September 22:
Ode To Billy Joe - Bobbie Gentry
September 23 - October 20:
The Letter - Box Tops
October 21 - November 24:
To Sir With Love - Lulu
November 25 - December 1:
Incense And Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock
December 2 - December 29:
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
December 30, 1967 - January 19, 1968:
Hello Goodbye - The Beatles