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Major News Stories include:
  • Worlds First Heart Transplant
  • The first ATM
  • Strikes by US teaching staff throughout country for pay increases
  • The first Super Bowl played between Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs
How Much things cost in 1967
  • Yearly Inflation Rate USA 2.78%
  • Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 905
  • Average Cost of new house $14,250.00
  • Average Income per year $7,300.00
  • Average Monthly Rent $125.00
  • Gas per Gallon 33 cents
  • Average Cost of a new car $2,750.00
  • Movie Ticket $1.25
  • Parker Pen Set $11.95
  • The Federal Minimum Wage is increased to $1.40 an hour
Government

Sitting close to the TV will not damage your eyesight. The myth spread after it was discovered that TVs made prior to 1967 emitted excessive radiation.

Airplane Celebrity Death: Otis Redding

Automobile Celebrity Death: Jayne Mansfield

According to Article VIII of the Outer Space Treaty of 1967, you can be arrested for a crime committed anywhere in the known universe!

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.

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Top Songs:
  • To Sir With Love by Lulu
  • Light My Fire by Jim Morrison and The Doors
Top TV Shows
  • Hogan's Heroes
  • Mission Impossible
Top Movies
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • The Graduate
  • Bonnie and Clyde
  • Cool Hand Luke