Ali stung like a bee, 'Life' was a magazine, the Stones Rolled, and Jimmy was strumming thru purple haze.

Can't remember what was going on ' back in the day' ?
Here's a list of  highlights when we first became seniors in 1966 to the end of 1967.


1966 (08 sep) "Star Trek" premiers on NBC-TV
1966 (08 sep) "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premiers on ABC-TV
1966 (09 sep) John Lennon meets Yoko Ono at an avante-garde art exposition
1966 (10 sep) Beatles' "Revolver," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks
1966 (12 sep) "The Monkees," premier on NBC
1966 (29 oct) National Organization of Women founded
1966 (06 nov) 1st entire lineup televised in color (NBC)
1966 (08 nov) Movie actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California
1966 (08 nov) President Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger 
1966 (16 nov) Dr Sam Sheppard freed after 9 years in jail, by a jury
1966 (18 nov) US RC bishops did away with rule against eating meat on Fridays
 1966 (24 nov) 400 die of respiratory failure & heart attack in killer NYC smog
1966 (08 dec) Siñead O'Connor Dublin Ireland, singer (Nothing Compares 2 U)
1966 (15 dec) Walt Disney animator, dies at 65, put in suspended animation 
1966 (18 dec) Dr Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for 1st time on CBS
1966 (20 dec) NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for 1967-68 season
1966 (31 dec) Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 & stays there for 7 weeks


1967 (03 jan) Jack Ruby assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies at 55
1967 (18 jan) Reese "Goose" Tatum basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45
1967 (21 jan) Ann Sheridan actress (Pistols 'n' Petticoats), dies of cancer at 51
1967 (31 jan) Chief Thundercloud actor (Ambush, Colt 45, Typhoon), dies at 100 
1967 (01 jan) Derrick Thomas NFL linebacker (Kansas City Chiefs)
1967 (14 jan) Terry Wooden NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs)
1967 (15 jan) Lisa Lisa (Velez) rock vocalist (& Cult Jam)
1967 (01 jan) Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys 34-27 in NFL championship 
1967 (01 jan) Kansas City Chiefs beat Buffalo Bills 31-7 in AFL championship
1967 (06 jan) "Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV
1967 (07 jan) "Newlywed Game" premieres on ABC TV
1967 (14 jan) Sonny & Cher release "The Beat Goes On"
1967 (15 jan) Super Bowl I Green Bay Packers beat Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10 in Los Angeles; Super Bowl MVP Bart Starr, Green Bay, Quarterback
1967 (27 jan) Apollo 1 fire kills astronauts Grissom, White & Chaffee
1967 (01 feb) Langston Hughes poet/translator (Weary Blues), dies on 65th birthday
1967 (18 feb) Robert J Oppenheimer creator of atomic bomb, dies at 62
1967 (03 feb) "Purple Haze" recorded by Jimi Hendrix
1967 (04 feb) "Wild Thing" hits #20 on the pop singles chart by Senator Bobby
1967 (05 feb) "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS
1967 (06 feb) Heavyweight Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) TKOs Ernie Terrell in 15
1967 (14 feb) Aretha Franklin records "Respect"
1967 (17 feb) Beatles release "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields"
1967 (27 feb) Pink Floyd release their 1st single "Arnold Layne"
1967 (28 feb) Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal
1967 (01 mar) House of Representatives expels Rep. Adam Clayton Powell Jr 
1967 (02 mar) 9th Grammy Awards: Strangers in Night & Michele win 
1967 (04 mar)  Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Vienna won by Peggy Fleming
1967 (07 mar) Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa begins 8-year jail sentence at Lewisburg Federal Prison for defrauding the union & jury tampering (commuted Dec 23, 1971)
1967 (18 mar) Beatles' "Penny Lane" single goes #1 
1967 (25 mar) The Turtles' "Happy Together" goes #1 


1967 (23 apr) Melina Kanakaredes Akron OH, actress (Dr Sydney Hanson-Providence, Eleni Andros-Guiding Light, CSI)
1967 (14 apr) In the Vietnam War, US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time
1967 (28 apr) Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title 
1967 (24 apr) Movies first appeared on video tapes
1967 (30 apr) New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver wins his 1st game
1967 (05 may) Charles Nagy Fairfield CT, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)
1967 (15 may) Omar Vizquel Caracas Venezuela, shortstop (Seattle Mariners, Indians)1967 (24 may) Heavy D rapper
1967 (31 may) Kenny Lofton East Chicago IL, outfielder (Cleveland Indians)
1967 (30 may) Claude Rains actor (Invisible Man), dies at 77
1967 (01 may) Elvis Presley & Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas
1967 (11 may) 100,000,000th US phone connected
1967 (13 may) NY  Yankee Mickey Mantle hits homerun #500 off Stu Miller 
1967 (19 may) US bombs Hanoi
1967 (22 may) "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" debuts on NET (now PBS) 
1967 (24 may) AFL grants a franchise to the Cincinnati Bengals
1967 (30 may) Robert "Evel" Knievel's motorcycle jumps 16 automobiles
1967 (30 may) NY Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball
1967 (29 jun) Jayne Mansfield actress, dies in a car crash at 34
1967 (05 jun) Murderer Richard Speck sentenced to death in the electric chair
 1967 (10 jun) Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" 
1967 (10 jun) Spencer Tracy died


1967 (01 jul) Pamela Anderson Ladysmith BC, playmate (Feb, 1990) 
1967 (07 jul) Vivian Leigh Scarlet in Gone with the Wind, dies at 53
1967 (21 jul) Basil Rathbone Johannesburg S Africa, actor, dies at 75
1967 (22 jul) Carl Sandburg poet (Abraham Lincoln: The Prarie Years), dies at 89
1967 (07 jul) Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
1967 (08 jul) Billie Jean King concludes Wimbeldon sweep (singles, doubles & mix)
1967 (19 aug) Beatles' "All You Need is Love," single goes #1
1967 (29 aug) Final TV episode of "The Fugitive"
1967 (03 sep) Final episode of "What's My Line?," hosted by John Charles Daly
1967 (25 oct) Julia Roberts Smyma Georgia, actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman)
1967 (09 oct) Che Guevara executed in Bolivia
1967 (17 oct) The play "Hair" is 1st performed 
1967 (16 nov) Lisa Bonet San Francisco CA, actress (Cosby Show, Different World) 
1967 (07 nov) Carl B Stokes elected 1st black mayor of a major city-Cleveland, Ohio
1967 (30 nov) Julie Nixon & David Eisenhower announce their engagement 
1967 (13 dec) Jamie Foxx comedian (In Living Color)
1967 (04 dec) Bert Lahr [Irving Lahrheim] US comic (Wizard of Oz), dies at 72
1967 (10 dec) Otis Redding singer (Dock of Bay), dies in plane crash at 26
1967 (03 dec) 1st human heart transplant performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard
1967 (14 dec) DNA created in a test tube
1967 (20 dec) "The Graduate", starring Dustin Hoffman & Anne Bancroft, premieres
1967 (20 dec) 474,300 US soldiers in Vietnam 

all of those 'kids' born in 1967 are 45+ years old! and will be 50 at our next Reunion!


Best Actress: Katherine Hepburn-Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?  
Best Movie: In The Heat Of The Night
Best Actor: Rod Steiger-In The Heat Of The Night

Most Popular Movies in 1967

You Only Live Twice
The Dirty Dozen
In The Heat Of The Night
Casino Royale
Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?
The Graduate
Cool Hand Luke
Bonnie and Clyde
The Jungle Book
Belle De Jour

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