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You are here -> HOME - RETROVILLE - 1967
1940, 1941, 1492, 1943, 1944, 1945 ,1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 - Everything from the 40s from the war in Europe and the Pacific to radio and the new rage--television!

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1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 - Everything about the 70s from history and news to fads and fashion

Welcome to Retroville! It's 1967!

IN THE NEWS:

  • The Apollo astronauts (Grissom, White, and Chaffee) died in a spacecraft fire during a simulated launch
  • Israel and Arab forces battle during the Six-Day War resulting in Israel taking control of Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip, the East Bank of the Suez Canal
  • Communist China explodes its first hydrogen bomb
  • Thurgood Marshall becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice
  • Dr. Christiaan Barnard and a team of South African surgeons perform the world's first human heart transplant (patient dies 18 days later)
  • Pulsars (dying stars) are discovered by Jocelyn Bell and Anthony Hewish
  • On April 21 tornado outbreaks in Illinois and Michigan leave 33 dead
  • St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox in the World Series
  • Billie Jean King wins the U.S. and British Women's Singles and Doubles championships

ON THE RADIO:

  • Dr. Christian
  • Eternal Light
  • Gibson
  • Guy Lombardo Orchestra
  • Meet the Press
  • Sherlock Holmes

ON TELEVISION:

  • The Dating Game
  • The Newlywed Game
  • Mannix
  • Gentle Ben
  • Mothers-in-Law
  • The High Chaparral
  • Carol Burnett Show
  • N.Y.P.D.
  • The Flying Nun
  • Ironside
  • Judd, for the Defense
  • The Avengers
  • Mission: Impossible
  • I Dream of Jeannie
  • The Prisoner
  • NBC News and CBS News both become 30-minute programs

FADS & FASHION:

  • Hand held calculators
  • Ants-in-the-Pants game
  • The Monkees Game
  • Dr. Doolittle's Pushmi-Pullyu stuffed toys
  • Twiggy fashion tote bags
  • Miniskirts
  • Nehru jackets
  • Beatles haircuts

WHAT THINGS COST:

  • Car: $2,425
  • Gasoline: 33 cents per gallon
  • House: $24,600
  • Bread: 22 cents per loaf
  • Milk: $1.15 per gallon
  • Postage Stamp: 5 cents
  • Average Annual Salary: $8,801
  • Minimum Wage: $1.40 per hour

ACADEMY AWARD - BEST PICTURE:

  • In the Heat of the Night - mystery by Norman Jewison starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger

TONY AWARD - BEST MUSICAL:

  • Cabaret - based on the book by Joe Masteroff, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, choreographed by Harold Prince, starring Jill Haworth and Joel Grey

PULITZER PRIZES:

  • The Fixer by Bernard Malamud (fiction)
  • A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee (drama)
  • Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West by William H. Goetzmann (history)
  • Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain by Justin Kaplan (biography)
  • Live or Die by Anne Sexton (poetry)
  • The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture by David Brion Davis (non-fiction)

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE:

  • none awarded

TOP SONGS:

  • To Sir With Love by Lulu
  • Happy Together by The Turtles
  • Daydream Believer by The Monkees
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