Radio Hits of 1967

1967 Sports

*World Series Champions: St. Louis Cardinals
*Superbowl Champions: Green Bay Packers
*NBA Champions: Philadelphia 76ers
*Stanley Cup Champs: Toronto Maple Leafs
*U.S. Open Golf: Jack Nicklaus
*U.S. Tennis: Jack Newcombe/Billie Jean King
*Wimbledon (Men/Women): Jack Newcombe/Billie Jean King
*NCAA Football Champions: USC
*NCAA Basketball UCLA
*Kentucky Derby: Proud Clarion

Fashion Icons:

Raquel Welch, Yvonne Craig, Jane Fonda, Diana Rigg, Barbara Eden, Barbara Feldon, Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Doris Day.

Other Facts

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.
*May 20 - Flower Power Day in NYC 1967.
*Anti-Vietnam War protest. 400,000 march from Central Park to UN. Speeches by Martin Luther King, Stokely Carmichael and Dr. Benjamin Spock.
*June 16 - Monterey Pop Festival.
*"Mrs. Robinson, you're trying to seduce me... aren't you?" - Dustin Hoffman in 'The Graduate'.
*Otis Redding was killed in an airplane crash.
*The "Summer of Love" in San Francisco.
*The first handheld calculator invented.
South African doctor Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant.
*Rolling Stone Magazine 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.
*The number of US troops in Vietnam reaches 486,000. 15,000 soldiers have been killed in the war thus far, the majority, 60% died in 1967.
+Time Magazine's Man Of The Year: Lyndon B. Johnson
*Miss America: Jane Jayroe (Lavern, OK)
*Miss USA: Sylvia Hitchcock (Alabama)/ Cheryl Patton (Florida)
*Most Popular Christmas Gifts: 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.
What Was On TV:
The Andy Griffith Show (CBS), The Lucy Show (CBS), Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (CBS), Gunsmoke (CBS), Family Affair (CBS), Bonanza (NBC), The Red Skelton Show (CBS), The Dean Martin Show (NBC), The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS), Bewitched (ABC).


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