"1967 Nostalgia"

1965 - Day-to-Day Events Throughout the Year... | 1963 - Day-to-Day Events Throughout the Year...

Sports Highlights...

  • World Series Champions: St. Louis Cardinals
  • Superbowl I Champions: Green Bay Packers
  • NBA Champions: Philadelphia 76ers
  • Stanley Cup Champs: Toronto Maple Leafs
  • U.S. Open Golf Jack Nicklaus
  • U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies) John Newcombe/Billie Jean King
  • Wimbledon (Men/Women): John Newcombe/Billie Jean King
  • NCAA Football Champions: USC
  • NCAA Basketball Champions: UCLA
  • Kentucky Derby: Proud Clarion
  • Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1967: $42,000

Celebrates...The Hotties and Fashion Icons

  • Raquel Welch, Barbara Eden, Audrey Hepburn, Diana Rigg, Annette Funicello, Barbara Feldon, Yvonne Craig
  • Time Magazine's Man of the Year: Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Miss America: Jane Jayroe (Lavern, OK)
  • Miss USA: Sylvia Hitchcock (Alabama)/ Cheryl Patton (Florida)
  • The Scandal: 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

Celebrities...Who Were Born In 1967

  • Kurt Cobain February 20
  • Tim McGraw May 1
  • Nicole Kidman June 20
  • Pamela Anderson July 1
  • Vin Diesel July 18
  • Will Ferrell July 16
  • Faith Hill September 21
  • Liev Schrieber October 4
  • Keith Urban October 26
  • Julia Roberts October 28
  • Gavin Rossdale October 30
  • Anna Nicole Smith November 28

Celebrities...Who Graduated High School In 1967

  • John Belushi
  • Jeff Bridges
  • Keith Carradine
  • Phyllis George
  • Richard Gere
  • Maurice and Robin Gibb
  • Pam Grier
  • Bruce Jenner
  • Billy Joel
  • Don Johnson
  • Andy Kaufman
  • Jessica Lange
  • Vicki Lawrence
  • Linda Lovelace
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • MIchael Richards
  • Lionel Richie
  • Gene Simmons
  • Sissy Spacek
  • Rick Springfield
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Meryl Streep
  • Ivana Trump
  • Sigourney Weaver

The 1967 Oscar Winners...

Best Picture - In the Heat of the Night Best Actor in a Leading Role - Rod Steiger Best Actress in a Leading Role - Katharine Hepburn



NOMINEES

  • Bonnie and Clyde: Warren Beatty
  • Doctor Dolittle: Arthur P. Jacobs
  • The Graduate: Lawrence Turman
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Stanley Kramer

NOMINEES

  • Bonnie and Clyde: Warren Beatty
  • The Graduate: Dustin Hoffman
  • Cool Hand Luke: Paul Newman
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Spencer Tracy Posthumously.

NOMINEES

  • The Graduate: Anne Bancroft
  • Bonnie and Clyde: Faye Dunaway
  • The Whisperers: Edith Evans
  • Wait Until Dark: Audrey Hepburn

Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Cool Hand Luke: George Kennedy

NOMINEES

  • The Dirty Dozen: John Cassavetes
  • Bonnie and Clyde: Gene Hackman
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Cecil Kellaway
  • Bonnie and Clyde: Michael J. Pollard

Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Bonnie and Clyde: Estelle Parsons

NOMINEES

  • Thoroughly Modern Millie: Carol Channing
  • Barefoot in the Park: Mildred Natwick
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Beah Richards
  • The Graduate: Katharine Ross

Best Director - The Graduate: Mike Nichols

NOMINEES

  • In Cold Blood: Richard Brooks
  • In the Heat of the Night: Norman Jewison
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Stanley Kramer
  • Bonnie and Clyde: Arthur Penn

Quotes...

  • "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 I’m worth it"- L'Oréal
  • "Our repairmen are the loneliest guys in town" - Maytag Appliances
  • "Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me... aren't you?"
    - Dustin Hoffman in 'The Graduate'
  • "They call me MISTER TIBBS" - Sidney Poitier, in 'In The Heat Of The Night'
  • "Plastics." - Walter Brooke, in 'The Graduate'

Nerd News... The first handheld calculator invented.

The largest Emerald... The 'Gachala Emerald' was found. It weighs in at 858 carats.

Magazine... Rolling Stone began publication.The first issue sold about 5,000 copies.

Convenience store... Having been tested in a few outlets, 7-11's Slurpees became available in all locations in 1967.

The Habit... 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 Billboard - 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

1967 Cost Of Living...

  • Average New House: $14,500
  • Average Family Income: $7,500 per year
  • Typical New Car: $2,700
  • Tuition to University of Kansas: $425 per year
  • Movie Ticket: $1.25 per person
  • Gallon of Gasoline: 33 cents
  • Loaf of Bread: 22 cents
  • First Class Postage: 5 cents



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