What Happened in 1967

What Happened in 1967? Posted: 07.14.2010 Updated: 07.03.2013 Let’s have a look at what was going on in 1967, shall we? Here’s what made the news in 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson is President and Hubert Humphrey is Vice President. IN THE NEWS 1967 Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Supreme Court Justice. Race riots break out in several U.S. cities. Muhammad Ali refuses military service. 10,000 protest the Viet Nam war and racism in Central Park. The Boston Strangler gets life in prison. The first person is cryonically preserved. The first hand-held calculator is introduced by Texas Instruments. ENTERTAINMENT IN 1967 A Man for All Seasons wins Best Picture Oscar. Paul Scofield wins Best Actor Oscar. Elizabeth Taylor wins Best Actress Oscar. Born Free wins Best Song Oscar. Record of the Year is Strangers in the Night by Frank Sinatra. The largest selling single of the year is I’m a Believer by The Monkees. Album of the Year is A Man and His Music by Frank Sinatra. Elvis marries Priscilla. The three day Monterey Pop Festival is held. SPORTS IN 1967 The St. Louis Cardinals win The World Series. The Packers beat the Chiefs in Superbowl I. The Philadelphia 76ers win the NBA Championship. The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup. Packers beat The Cowboys in the “Ice Bowl”. Muhammad Ali banned from boxing for resisting the draft. Gay Brewer wins The Masters. A.J. Foyt wins the Indy 500. Grace Slick and Jefferson Airplane

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