|<< - 1966|
|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, Sex Symbols and Fashion Icons:
Ursula Andress, Claudia Cardinale, Veronica Carlson, Julie Christie, Yvonne Craig, Catherine Deneuve, Angie Dickinson, Faye Dunaway, Barbara Eden, Barbara Feldon, Jane Fonda, Eartha Kitt, Virna Lisi, Tina Louise, Ann-Margret, Elizabeth Montgomery, Caroline Munro, Julie Newmar, Ingrid Pitt, Diana Rigg, Edie Sedgwick, Elke Sommer, Sharmila Tagore, Sharon Tate, Marilyn Tindall, Twiggy, Raquel Welch
"What we have here is a failure to communicate"
"We rob banks."
"Because Iím worth it"
"Our repairmen are the loneliest guys in town"
"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me... aren't you?"
"They call me MISTER TIBBS"
|Time Magazine's Man of the Year:
Lyndon B. Johnson
Jane Jayroe (Lavern, OK)
Sylvia Hitchcock (Alabama)/ Cheryl Patton (Florida)
In spite of what you may still hear today, Walt Disney was not frozen
right after his death in late 1966.
Airplane Celebrity Death: Otis Redding
Automobile Celebrity Death: Jayne Mansfield
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.
Major William "Pete" Knight flew a plane at Mach 6.7 or 4,520 mph (7,274 km/h) , a speed which remains the fastest anyone has ever flown an aircraft.
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
|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)
The biggest Pop Artists of 1967 include:
(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard's Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)
The Number One Hits Of 1967: