Timeline 1967

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1967        Jan 1, Pope Paul VI announced his Apostolic Constitution (Indulgentiarum Doctrina). He also established this day as World Peace Day.
    (http://tinyurl.com/ah8ck9)(SFC, 1/2/99, p.C12)

1967        Jan 3, Mary Garden (b.1874), Scottish opera star, died in Inverurie, Scotland.
1967        Jan 3, Jack Ruby (55), the man who shot accused presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, died in a Dallas hospital.
    (AP, 1/3/98)

1967        Jan 4, Mohamed Khider (b.1912), Algerian politician and a leading figure in the FLN, was assassinated in Madrid, Spain.
    (Econ, 12/31/11, p.67)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohamed_Khider)

1967        Jan 5, Ronald Reagan was sworn in as Gov. of California.
    (SSFC, 6/9/02, p.F7)

1967        Jan 6, Some 16,000 US and 14,000 South Vietnamese troops started their biggest attack on the Iron Triangle, northwest of Saigon. They launched Operation Deckhouse V, an offensive in the Mekong River delta.
    (AP, 1/6/98) (HN, 1/6/99)

1967        Jan 10, National Educational Television (forerunner of Public Broadcasting Service) operated as a true network for the 1st time as it carried Pres. Johnson's State of the Union address.
    (AP, 1/10/07)
1967        Jan 10, Edward W. Brooke, R-Mass., the first black elected to the U.S. Senate by popular vote, took his seat.
    (AP, 1/10/98)
1967        Jan 10, American artist Charles Birchfield (b.1893) died.
    (SFC, 10/20/12, p.E2)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_E._Burchfield)

1967        Jan 11, Segregationist Lester Maddox (1915-2003) was inaugurated as governor of Georgia.

1967        Jan 12, HAL, the Heuristically Programmed Algorithmic Computer, from the 1968 Arthur C. Clark and Stanley Kubrick movie/book, became operational at the HAL plant in Urbana, Illinois. The book "HAL’s Legacy: 2001’s Computer as Dream and Reality" was published in 1997 by MIT Press. The birthday in the movie was 1/12/92.
    (SFEC, 1/12/97, p.C14)(SFC, 1/25/97, p.E1)(SFEC, 3/16/97, Par p.31)(WSJ, 10/3/97, p.A8)

1967        Jan 13, In Togo Lt. Col. Etienne Eyadama (29) led an army coup and overthrew Pres. Grunitzky. Eyadama suspended the constitution and instituted direct military rule.
    (EWH, 1st ed., p.1172)

1967        Jan 14, Sonny and Cher’s "The Beat Goes On" peaked at #6 on the pop charts. In 1999 the TV special “And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story," written by Sonny Bono (1935-1998), was produced.
1967        Jan 14, NY Times reported that the US Army was conducting secret germ warfare experiments.
1967        Jan 14, The great Human Be-In was held in Golden Gate Park and drew national attention to the Haight-Ashbury scene. Allen Cohen, editor of a paper called the Oracle, came up with the idea. It was here that Timothy Leary proclaimed "Turn on, Tune in, Drop out." At the Gathering of the Tribes Allen Ginsberg is credited with coining the term "Flower Power."
    (SFC, 5/19/96, City Guide, p.5)(SFEC, 4/6/97, p.A11)(SSFC, 1/14/07, p.A10)

1967        Jan 15, The Rolling Stones appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show.
1967        Jan 15, The first Super Bowl was played as the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League, 35-10 in Los Angeles. The matchup was officially called the AFL-NFL World Championship Game.
    (WSJ, 1/28/97, p.A16)(AP, 1/15/98)
1967        Jan 15, Some 462 Yale faculty members called for an end to the bombing in North Vietnam.
    (HN, 1/15/99)

1967        Jan 16, Alan S. Boyd was sworn in as the first US secretary of transportation.
    (AP, 1/16/98)
1967        Jan 16, Gov. Reagan met with FBI agents at his governor’s mansion in Sacramento, Ca., for information on UC campus radicals.
    (SSFC, 6/9/02, p.F1)

1967        Jan 17, Barney Ross (1909), Jewish boxer born as Dov-Ber Rasofsky, died. He won the lightweight title in 1933 and the welterweight crown in 1934. In 2006 Douglas Century authored the biography “Barney Ross."
    (www.ibhof.com/ross.htm)(WSJ, 3/17/06, p.W7)
1967        Jan 17, Evelyn Nesbit (b.1884), American artists' model and chorus girl, died in Santa Monica, Ca. She is noted for her entanglement in the 1906 murder of her ex-lover, architect Stanford White, by her first husband, Harry Kendall Thaw.

1967        Jan 18, In the SF Bay Area a massive racial confrontation between armed white and negro convicts at San Quentin prison was broken up after guards threw up a wall of fire to keep some 1400 whites separated from some 1000 Negroes.
    (SSFC, 1/15/17, DB p.54)
1967        Jan 18, Albert DeSalvo, who claimed to be the "Boston Strangler," was convicted in Cambridge, Mass., of armed robbery, assault and sex offenses. Sentenced to life, DeSalvo was killed by a fellow inmate in 1973. DeSalvo had confessed to being the Boston Strangler and killing 13 women. He was never convicted of murder. A portrait of him with police interviews was made in 1996 for TV show Biography. In 1999 DNA evidence was sought to confirm DeSalvo's claims.
    (SFC, 6/6/96, E9)(AP, 1/18/98)(SFC, 7/10/99, p.A4)

1967        Jan 19, In New Zealand 19 people were killed in an explosion at the Strongman mine.
1967        Jan 19, North Korean artillery batteries fired on and sank ROKN PCE-56 off the north Korean east coast killing 39 South Korean sailors.
    (AP, 3/27/10)(www.globalsecurity.org/military/ops/dmz-list.htm)

1967        Jan 20, Clark Kerr, president of the UC system, was fired by Gov. Reagan and the UC Regents for being too soft on student protesters at Berkeley. In 2003 Kerr authored vol. 2 of his memoir: "The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the Univ. of California.
    (SSFC, 2/17/02, p.M6)(SSFC, 6/9/02, p.F6)

1967        Jan 27, During a launch pad test of the Apollo I (AS-204) mission at Cape Kennedy, a flash fire suddenly broke out in the vehicle's command module and killed its crew, Lt. Col. Edward White, II (U.S. Air Force), Lt. Col. Virgil "Gus" Grissom (U.S. Air Force) and Lt. Cmdr. Roger Chaffee (U.S. Navy). The fire consumed the command module mere seconds after the crew had reported it.
    (AP, 1/27/98)(HNPD, 1/27/99)
1967        Jan 27, The US signed a space treaty with Russia. More than 60 nations signed a treaty banning the orbiting of nuclear weapons. All weapons of mass destruction were banned from orbit, as was military activity on the moon and other celestial bodies. On October 10 the Outer Space Treaty went into effect.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outer_Space_Treaty)(SFC, 1/28/67, p.A1)(AP, 1/27/98)(SSFC, 7/15/07, p.D1)
1967        Jan 27, Luigi Tenco (29), one of Italy's most famous modern singers, was found dead in his hotel room with a single gunshot wound to the head, hours after learning that his song had been eliminated from a national music competition. In 2006 prosecutors exhumed his body and said they had laid to rest suspicions that he had been murdered.
    (Reuters, 2/16/06)

1967        Jan 29, Thirty-seven civilians were killed by a U.S. helicopter attack in Vietnam.
    (HN, 1/29/99)

1967        Jan, Ernesto "Che" Guevara began organizing the National Liberation Army in Bolivia.   
    (SFC, 5/12/96, Z1p.4)

1967        Feb 1, The US Federal Hourly Minimum Wage was set at $1.40 an hour.

1967        Feb 2, The American Basketball Association (ABA) was officially born as the brainchild of promoter Dennis Murphy. He later founded the World Football League, the World Hockey Association, and World Team Tennis.

1967        Feb 3, Ronald Ryan (b.1925) was the last person executed in Australia.

1967        Feb 5, “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premiered on CBS TV.
    (AP, 2/5/07)

1967        Feb 6, Muhammad Ali (b.1942) TKO’d Ernie Terrell (b.1939) in 15 for the heavyweight boxing title.

1967        Feb 7, Henry Morgenthau (b.1891), 52nd US secretary of the treasury, died. He served under President Franklin D. Roosevelt from January 1, 1934 to July 22, 1945.

1967        Feb 9, The US military said American casualties in the Vietnam War now number 50,529. This included 8,790 killed since January 1, 1960.
    (SSFC, 2/5/17, DB p.54)

1967        Feb 10, The 25th Amendment to the Constitution, dealing with presidential disability and succession, went into effect as Minnesota and Nevada adopted it.
    (HFA, '96, p.22)(AP, 2/10/08)

1967        Feb 14, Ramparts Magazine published an ad in the NY Times and Washington Post saying: “In its March issue, Ramparts magazine will document how the CIA has infiltrated and subverted the world of American student leaders over the past fifteen years."
    (WSJ, 1/23/08, p.D8)(www.nytimes.com/books/first/m/mackenzie-secrets.html)
1967            Feb 14, The first nuclear weapons free zone was established in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Treaty of Tiatelolco was signed in Mexico City. It banned the manufacture, storage or testing of nuclear weapons and the devices for launching them.

1967        Feb 15, Thirteen US helicopters were shot down in one day in Vietnam.
    (HN, 2/15/98)
1967        Feb 15, The 1st anti-bootleg recording laws were enacted.
1967        Feb 15, France launched its Diademe-D satellite into Earth orbit. This followed the launch of Diademe-C on Feb 8. These satellites were magnetically stabilized which limited their trackability in the southern hemisphere.

1967        Feb 17, Beatles released "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields." Strawberry Fields was a children’s home run by the Salvation Army. It was closed in 2005.
    (http://www.jpgr.co.uk/r5570.html)(SFC, 6/2/05, p.E8)

1967        Feb 18, The National Art Gallery in Washington agreed to buy a Da Vinci for a record $5 million.
    (HN, 2/18/98)
1967        Feb 18, Robert Oppenheimer (62), theoretical physicist and leader of atomic bomb development, died. His work included outlining processes by which old stars of sufficient mass might collapse beyond the Schwarzschild radius and become black holes. Physicist John Wheeler named the phenomena black holes. In 2005 Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin authored “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer," and Priscilla J. McMillan authored “The Ruin of J. Robert Oppenheimer." In n2013 Ray Monk authored “Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center."
    (SFC, 12/19/98, p.C3)(SSFC, 4/10/05, p.B1)(SSFC, 7/31/05, p.F2)(SSFC, 5/26/13, p.F3)

1967        Feb 20, Kurt Cobain, Nirvana grunge band musician, was born in Aberdeen, Washington. He was found dead at his Lake Washington home on April 8, 1994, of suicide committed about April 5.
1967        Feb 20, Elvis Presley released his album "How Great Thou Art." The song “How Great Thou Art" is a Christian hymn based on a Swedish poem written by Carl Gustav Boberg (1859-1940) in Sweden in 1885.

1967        Feb 21, Ford recalled 217,000 cars to check brakes and steering.
    (HN, 2/21/98)

1967        Feb 22, Barbara Garson's "MacBird!," a notorious counterculture drama, premiered in NYC. It satirically depicted President Lyndon Johnson as Macbeth and his wife, Lady Bird Johnson, as Lady Macbeth.
1967        Feb 22, A report from Africa indicated that the world's first white gorilla had been found.
    (HN, 2/22/98)
1967        Feb 22, More than 25,000 US and South Vietnamese troops launched Operation Junction City, aimed at smashing a Vietcong stronghold near the Cambodian border. In order to deny the Vietcong cover, and allow men to see through the dense vegetation, herbicides were dumped on the forests near the South Vietnamese borders as well as Cambodia and Laos. The operation continued to May 14.
    (HN, 2/22/99)(AP, 2/22/07)(HN, 2/23/98)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Junction_City)

1967        Feb 24, Franz Waxman (b.1906), German born composer, died in Los Angeles. In 1947 he founded the Los Angeles International Music Festival. Waxman won the Academy Award in 1950 for Billy Wilder's "Sunset Boulevard" and in 1951 for George Steven's "A Place in the Sun." He is the only composer to have won the award for Best Score in two successive years.

1967        Feb 26, USSR performed an underground nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan, Semipalitinsk, USSR.

1967        Feb 28, In Mississippi 19 were indicted in the slayings of three civil rights workers in 1964. Samuel H. Bowers and 6 others were convicted on federal charges in 1970. Bowers was released in 1976.
    (HN, 2/28/98)(SFC, 8/18/98, p.A5)
1967        Feb 28, Art Davidson, Ray Genet and Dave Johnston completed the first winter ascent of Mount McKinley. On their descent they became trapped by a storm for 6 days at 18,500 feet in an ice-cave. In 1969 Art Davidson authored “Minus 148°."
    (WSJ, 4/28/07, p.P8)(www.summitpost.org/parent/150199/mount-mckinley-denali.html)
1967        Feb 28, Henry Luce (68), American publisher, died in Phoenix. He and Briton Hadden (1898-1929) published the first issue of Time magazine on March 3, 1923. In 2010 Alan Brinkley authored “The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century."
    (AP, 2/28/07)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Luce)(Econ, 1/9/10, p.82)

1967        Feb, The song Georgy Girl reached the top of the US charts making The Seekers the first Australian group to top the US charts. The song was used in the 1966 British film of the same title.
1967        Feb, In California the six-piece jug band Little Princess 109 first performed at the James Logan High School in Union City. In 1968 they began the first of 205 nights for Bill Graham Presents in San Francisco as six-man lighting act. The group folded after a Cow Palace gig on New year’s Eve 1977.
    (SFC, 8/3/17, p.E6)

1967        Mar 1, US Rep. Adam Clayton Powell (1908-1972) of New York City, accused of misconduct, was denied his seat in the 90th Congress. The House of Representatives voted 307 to 116 to expel Powell. The Supreme Court ruled in 1969 that Powell had to be seated.
    (AP, 3/1/98)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Clayton_Powell_Jr.)
1967        Mar 1, Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opened in London.
1967        Mar 1, Dominica became a West Indies associated state with Edward Oliver LeBlanc as premier. Full independence was attained on Nov. 03, 1978.
1967        Mar 1, St. Lucia became a West Indies associated state with John Compton as Premier. It gained full independence on Feb 22, 1979.

1967        Mar 2, At the 9th Grammy Awards: “Strangers in Night" by Frank Sinatra won Record of the Year and “Michele" by the Beatles won Song of the Year. The song "Winchester Cathedral" by the New Vaudeville Band won the Grammy best contemporary recording category.
1967        Mar 2, The US performed a nuclear test at its Nevada Test Site. The Rivet III test was part of Operation Latchkey.

1967        Mar 3, The US performed a nuclear test at its Nevada Test Site. The Mushroom test was part of Operation Latchkey.
1967        Mar 3, Grenada became an associated state of Britain. Full independence came on Feb 7, 1974.

1967        Mar 5, Mohammed H. Mosaddeq (b.1882), former prime minister of Iran (1951-53), died in Iran following a period of house arrest. He had been ousted in a military coup organized by the CIA and British intelligence.

1967        Mar 6, US Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson announced his plan to establish a draft lottery.
1967        Mar 6, Elijah Muhammad, Nation of Islam sect leader, gave a radio address in which he declared the name Cassius Clay lacked a "divine meaning." He gave Clay the Muslim name "Muhammad Ali." Muhammad meant one worthy of praise, and Ali was the name of a cousin of the prophets.
1967        Mar 6, The daughter of Josef Stalin, Svetlana Alliluyeva, appeared at the US Embassy in India and announced her intention to defect to the West.
    (AP, 3/6/07)
1967        Mar 6, Nelson Eddy (b.1901), US baritone and actor, died. “Rose Marie" (1936) is probably his most-remembered film. Eddy sang "Song of the Mounties" and "Indian Love Call" by Rudolf Friml. His definitive portrayal of the steadfast Mountie became a popular icon.
1967        Mar 6, Zoltan Kodaly (b.1882), Hungarian composer, died. His major works, notably the comic opera Hary Janos, the Psalmus hungaricus, the Peacock Variations for orchestra and the Dances of Marosszek and Galanta drew on Magyar folk music.

1967        Mar 7, The Los Angeles-based Doors made their 2nd trip to SF and performed for a mid-week engagement at the Matrix ahead of a weekend performance at the Avalon. Peter Abrams, co-owner of the Matrix, recorded the show with a recently installed tape recorder.
    (SFC, 11/17/08, p.E1)(http://tinyurl.com/mxky7j)
1967        Mar 7, Clark Gesner's musical "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" premiered in NYC.
1967        Mar 7, Convicted Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa began an eight-year prison term at Lewisburg Federal Prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding the union and jury tampering. The sentence was commuted by President Nixon Dec 23, 1971.
    (HN, 3/7/98)(www.moldea.com/One-9.html)
1967        Mar 7, Alice B. Toklas (b.1877), the life partner of writer Gertrude Stein, died In Paris, France. Her work included “The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook" (1954). In 2007 Janet Malcolm authored “Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice."
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_B._Toklas)(WSJ, 9/25/07, p.D6)

1967        Mar 6, Svetlana Alliluyeva, the daughter of Josef Stalin, appeared at the US Embassy in India and announced her intention to defect to the West. She arrived at New York in April and held a press conference during which she denounced her father's regime.
    (AP, 3/6/07)(www.economicexpert.com/a/Svetlana:Alliluyeva.htm)

1967        Mar 11, British psychedelic group Pink Floyd released “Arnold Layne," their 1st single song.
    (http://pinkfloydhyperbase.dk/albums/arnold.htm)(SFC, 9/26/06, p.D6)

1967        Mar 14, The body of President Kennedy was moved from a temporary grave to a permanent memorial site at Arlington National Cemetery.
    (AP, 3/14/98)(HN, 3/14/98)

1967        Mar 15, LBJ named Ellsworth Bunker as the new ambassador to Saigon, South Vietnam. Bunker replaced Lodge.
    (HN, 3/15/98)
1967        Mar 15, Texas lawyer Herb Kelleher and businessman Rollin King incorporated Southwest Airlines initially as "Air Southwest Co." Kelleher and King faced four years of setbacks and legal challenges from competitors that culminated in winning key cases before the Supreme Court of the United States in December 1970 and the Supreme Court of Texas in June 1971. The first flights finally took off on June 18, 1971.
1967        Mar 23, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. called the Vietnam War the biggest obstacle to the civil rights movement.
    (HN, 3/23/98)

1967        Mar 24, In Vietnam B Battery was replaced at Gio Linh and returned to base camp at JJ Carroll. The entire battalion had been involved in Operation High Rise, the first Operation involving heavy artillery firing at targets in North Vietnam. The firing into North Vietnam proceeded with an intense rate in an effort to stifle the enemy supply channels from the North.

1967        Mar 26, The 21st Tony Awards were held at the Schubert Theater in NYC. “The Homecoming" won for Best Play and “Cabaret" won for Best Musical.
1967        Mar 26, Herbert von Karajan founded the Salzburg Easter Festival with the idea of staging his ideal Ring of the Nibelung with his own Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
    (WSJ, 4/12/96, p.A-12)
1967        Mar 26, Jim Thompson, American ex-serviceman, disappeared while on holiday in the Cameron Highlands of Northern Malaysia. He revived the Thai silk industry after WW II. He was one of the first to adopt a classic Thai house to the requirements of modern life, and his home is now a museum in Bangkok, Thailand.
    (Hem, Mar. 95, p.63)(SFEC, 7/16/00, p.T14)
1967        Mar 26, Pope Paul VI published encyclical Populorum Progressio (On the Development of Peoples).

1967        Mar 27, A North Vietnamese spokesman unequivocally rejected a new peace plan proposed by UN Sec. General U Thant (1907-1974) on March 14.

1967        Mar 29, The first nationwide strike in the 30-year history of the American Federation of Television occurred and lasted for 13 days.
1967        Mar 29, France launched its first nuclear submarine. It did not enter operational service until 1972, when it began its first patrol on 28 January.

1967        Mar 31, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Consular Treaty, the first bi-lateral pact with the Soviet Union since the Bolshevik Revolution.

1967        Mar, The Los Angeles-based Doors made their 2nd trip to SF and performed for a mid-week engagement at the Matrix ahead of a weekend performance at the Avalon. Peter Abrams, co-owner of the Matrix, recorded the show with a recently installed tape recorder.
    (SFC, 11/17/08, p.E1)
1967        Mar, San Francisco police estimated that there were now some 4,000 hippies in the city and that some 100,000 were expected this summer.
    (SSFC, 3/19/17, DB p.50)
1967        Mar, Ten Minuteman missiles were mysteriously deactivated at a Montana missile base as an alleged UFO hovered overhead.

1967        Apr 1, Sir Edward Compton, who had been appointed as Ombudsman-designate in September 1966, began work as Britain’s Parliamentary Ombudsman.

1967        Apr 5, Pres. Johnson appointed Ellsworth Bunker (1894-1984) as the new ambassador to Saigon, South Vietnam. Bunker replaced Lodge and continued as ambassador to 1973.

1967        Apr 7, A, Israeli-Syrian minor border incident escalated into a full-scale aerial battle over the Golan Heights, resulting in the loss of six Syrian MiG-21s to Israeli Air Force (IAF) Dassault Mirage IIIs, and the latter's flight over Damascus.

1967        Apr 9, The 1st Boeing 737-100 made its maiden flight.

1967        Apr 10, In the 39th Academy Awards "A Man For All Seasons" won for Best Picture; Elizabeth Taylor won as Best Actress for “Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"; and Paul Scofield won as Best Actor for “A Man For All Seasons."

1967        Apr 11, Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead," was performed by the Royal National Theater at London’s Old Vic Theater. It had premiered on Aug 26, 1966, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
1967        Apr 11, Harlem, NYC, voters defied Congress and reelected Adam Clayton Powell Jr. (1908-1972). In January, 1967, the House Democratic Caucus had stripped Powell of his committee chairmanship following allegations that Powell had misappropriated Committee funds for his personal use and other charges. In June, 1969, the Supreme Court ruled that the House had acted unconstitutionally when it excluded Powell, a duly elected member. He returned to the House, but without his seniority.
1967        Apr 11, In the Vietnam War, US planes bombed two thermal power plants in Haiphong, North Vietnam.

1967        Apr 12, In the SF Bay Area Aaron Charles Mitchell (37) was executed in San Quentin’s gas chamber for the 1963 killing of a policeman.
    (SSFC, 4/9/17, DB p.50)

1967        Apr 14, In San Francisco thousands marched from the Ferry building to Kezar Stadium against the Vietnam war. The marchers filled the 40,000 capacity stadium.
    (SFEC, 5/23/99, Z1 p.4)

1967        Apr 17, In Vietnam Lt. Col. Leo Thorsness and “backseater" Harry Johnson shot down 2 MiG fighters. Both men were captured on Apr 28, and spent 6 years as POWs. 
    (WSJ, 12/30/08, p.A9)

1967        Apr 19, Katherine Switzer (b.1947) ran in the Boston Marathon registered under the name K. Switzer. Up to this time women were not allowed to register for the race.
    (SFC, 2/22/13, p.E6)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathrine_Switzer)
1967        Apr 19, Conrad Adenauer (b.1876), West Germany chancellor (1949-63), died.

1967        Apr 20, U.S. planes bombed Haiphong for first time during the Vietnam War.
    (HN, 4/20/98)

1967        Apr 21, Northern Illinois was struck by 17 tornadoes, including several in the Chicago metropolitan area. One violent tornado moved through Belvidere (east of Rockford), killing 24 people and injuring another 450, including 13 deaths at the local high school. Damage to Belvidere totaled about $20 million, including destruction of 400 cars at the local Chrysler plant.  A second violent tornado touched down in Elgin and moved northeast to Lake Zurich, causing $10 million damage. A third violent tornado touched down near Palos Hills and moved across the south side of Chicago to Lake Michigan. This tornado struck during Friday rush hour, and many of the 33 deaths and 500 injuries occurred in vehicles stopped at traffic lights. Over $50 million damage was reported from the tornado outbreak.
1967        Apr 21, In Greece "The Colonels" led by Colonel George Papadopoulos (1919-1999) took power in a bloodless military coup. Papadopoulos, Stylianos Pattakos, and Nikolaos Makarezos (1919-2009) imposed martial law and cracked down heavily on political opponents, imprisoning or exiling thousands of mostly left-wing supporters, many of whom were tortured by military police.
    (SFC, 4/23/98, p.B4)(SFC, 6/28/99, p.A19)(AP, 8/6/09)

1967        Apr 23, Soyuz 1 was launched, and Vladimir Komarov became the first in-flight casualty.
    (AP, 4/23/98)

1967        Apr 24, Frank Overton (b.1918), American film and TV actor, died. His films included “The Dark At the Top of the Stairs" (1960).

1967        Apr 25, Britain granted internal self-government to Swaziland. The new Swaziland flag included a black and white shield to depict racial harmony.
    (http://flagspot.net/flags/sz.html)(SSFC, 4/22/12, p.H3)

1967        Apr 27, Expo '67 was officially opened in Montreal by Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson. The urban theme park, La Ronde, was built on the Ile Sainte-Helene for the exposition and continues on to today. The Expo featured the big-screen, multi-projector film Polar Life. This led to the formation of Multiscreen Corporation and eventually IMAX in 1970.
    (Hem., 7/95, p.129)(Hem., 3/97, p.81)(AP, 4/27/97)
1967        Apr 27, Rocky Marciano (1923-1969), American heavyweight champion, retired as the undefeated boxing champ.
1967        Apr 27, It was disclosed that an employee at the San Francisco Mint had walked out of the facility at least two months earlier with a 21-pound gold bar valued at $12,000.
    (SSFC, 4/23/17, p.50)

1967        Apr 28, Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali refused to be inducted into the Army and was stripped of his boxing title.
    (AP, 4/28/97)(HN, 4/28/98)
1967        Apr 28, Gen. William C. Westmoreland told Congress the United States "would prevail in Vietnam."
    (AP, 4/28/97)
1967        Apr 28, Lt. Col. Leo Thorsness and “backseater" Harry Johnson ejected over North Vietnam following an attack by an enemy MiG fighter. They were released along with other POWs in 1973. In Oct, 1973, Thorsness received a Medal of Honor. In 2008 he authored “Surviving Hell: A POWs Journey."
    (WSJ, 12/30/08, p.A9)

1967        Apr, Henry Hill (d.2012) completed his first major robbery when he and Thomas DeSimone, who was portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Joe Pesci in "Goodfellas" (1990), famously robbed Air France of a shipment of $420,000. Hill became an FBI informant following a 1980 arrest on a narcotics-trafficking charge, and testimony he delivered led to 50 arrests. Hill’s life story was documented in the book "Wiseguy" (1986) by Nicholas Pileggi.
    (ABCNews, 6/12/12)
1967        Apr, French author Regis Debray (b.1940) was imprisoned in Bolivia shortly before the capture of Che Guevara [see Nov 17].

1967        Apr-1967 May, The US military conducted chemical warfare tests, Red Oak, Phase 1, in the Upper Waiakea Forest Reserve of Hawaii using shells and rockets filled with sarin gas.
    (SFC, 11/1/02, p.A3)

1967        May 1, Elvis Presley (32) married Priscilla Beaulieu (20) in Las Vegas at the Aladdin Hotel. They divorced in 1973. They had met when she was 14 in West Germany.
    (AP, 5/1/97)(SFEM, 1/25/98, p.66)
1967        May 1,    Anastasio Somoza Debayle became president of Nicaragua.
    (AP, 5/1/97)

1967        May 2, In California two dozen legally gun-toting members of the Black Panther Party marched in the state Capitol in Sacramento to oppose a Republican gun control bill and expose the hypocrisy of politicians who only invoked the Second Amendment when it applied to white people. Gov. Reagan signed the Milford Act, crafted with the goal of disarming members of the Black Panther Party who were conducting armed patrols of Oakland neighborhoods, on July 28.
    (SSFC, 10/24/21, p.E1)(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulford_Act)
1967        May 2, The Stockholm Vietnam Tribunal opened and continued to May 10. The formation of this investigative body immediately followed the 1966 publication of Bertrand Russell's book, “War Crimes in Vietnam." It condemned US aggression in Vietnam and Cambodia. A 2nd session of the tribunal was held at Roskilde, Denmark, Nov 20 – Dec 1, 1967.

1967        May 6, Gordon /Brown, Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer, announced that he was giving the Bank of England the responsibility for setting interest rates. Within weeks Mr. Brown stripped the central bank of its responsibility for bank regulation and public debt management.
    (Econ, 4/29/17, p.12)
1967        May 6, The body of Keith Lyon (12) of Brighton, England, was found clad in his school uniform on a grass bank near a rural bridle path between the nearby villages of Ovingdean and Woodingdean, about 56 miles south of London. He had left home to buy a geometry set and never returned. Lyon had been stabbed 11 times in the chest, back and abdomen with a serrated kitchen knife. In 2006 2 suspects were arrested.
    (AP, 8/1/06)

1967        May 8, Boxer Muhammad Ali (b.1942) was indicted for refusing induction in US Army.
1967        May 8, The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a resolution designed to discourage a mass invasion of hippies into the Haight Ashbury district.
    (SSFC, 5/7/17, DB p.54)

1967        May 9, Marine Sgt. James Neil Tycz (22) and three other US servicemen were killed on Hill 665 near Khe Sanh, Vietnam, close to the Laos border. In 2005 three of the men were buried at Arlington National Cemetery on the 38th anniversary of their deaths.
    (AP, 5/8/05)

1967        May 11, The United Kingdom re-applied to join the European Community. It was followed by Ireland and Denmark and, a little later, by Norway. General de Gaulle was still reluctant to accept British accession.
1967        May 11, French President Charles de Gaulle for a second time said he will veto Britain's application to join the Common Market. One reason he gave was the incompatibility of its farming policies.
    (http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/november/27/newsid_4187000/4187714.stm)(Econ, 11/24/12, p.62)
1967        May 11, David Galula (b.1919), Tunisia-born French military officer and scholar, died in France. He was influential in developing theories of counterinsurgency. He wrote his experiences in two books, later published by the RAND Corporation: “Pacification in Algeria" (1963), and “Counterinsurgency Warfare: Theory and Practice" (1964).
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Galula)(WSJ, 3/14/09, p.W9)

1967        May 12, H. Rap Brown (b.1943) replaced Stokely Carmichael (1941-1968) as chairman of Student Nonviolating Coordinating Committee and announced that the organization will continue its commitment to black power.
1967        May 12, English poet laureate John Masefield died.
    (AP, 5/12/07)

1967        May 13, NY Yankee Mickey Mantle (b.1931) hit career HR #500 off Stu Miller.

1967        May 15, Edward Hopper (b.1882), US painter (House by Railroad), died in NYC. He studied in Paris but never painted in the abstract. He often used his wife, artist Josephine Nivison (d.1968), as his model. He was the first artist to paint the American scene as a desolate, vacant place. A biography of Mr. Hopper and his 44 years with Josephine was published in 1995 by Gail Levin titled “Edward Hopper." In 1998 the Whitney Museum published: "Edward Hopper: A Journal of His Work."
    (www.fact-index.com)(WSJ, 10/4/95, p.A-12)(SFEC, 3/15/98, BR p.7)(HN, 7/22/02)   

1967        May 18, Tennessee Gov. Buford Ellington signed a measure repealing the "Monkey Law" against teaching evolution that was used to prosecute John T. Scopes in 1925.
    (AP, 5/18/07)(SC, 5/18/02)
1967        May 18, Richard Ainley (b.1910), English stage and film actor, died. His films included “Above Suspicion" (1943).
1967        May 18, Andy Clyde (75), Scottish movie and TV actor, died. He is remembered for his roles as a comic sidekick, usually teaming with William Boyd in the Hopalong Cassidy series.
1967        May 18, In Mexico schoolteacher Lucio Cabanas began a guerilla campaign in Atoyac de Alvarez, west of Acapulco in the state of Guerrero. The government responded with widespread repression and hundreds of civilians were killed or disappeared.
    (SFEC, 9/30/96, p.A12)

1967        May 19, The Soviet Union ratified a treaty with the United States and Britain banning nuclear weapons from outer space: "Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies." The Int’l. Outer Space Treaty barred nations from appropriating celestial bodies but did not mention individuals.
    (AP, 5/19/97)(SFC, 6/25/97, p.A15)(SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.8)
1967        May 19, Aircraft from the US carriers Enterprise, Kitty Hawk, and Bon Homme Richard conducted air strikes against three targets in the vicinity of Hanoi.

1967        May 20, A 2-day Spring Mobilization Conference opened in Washington D.C. The gathering of 700 antiwar activists was called to evaluate the antiwar demonstrations that had taken place on April 15, 1967 in New York City and San Francisco. The conference set another antiwar action for the fall of 1967 and created an administrative committee to plan it. That committee was the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam (MOBE).
1967        May 20, BBC disc jockey Kenny Everett gave the official preview of Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band on the radio show Where It's At, broadcast on the BBC Light Program. He was unable to play the final track "A Day in the Life," which the BBC had banned a day earlier due to drug references.

1967        May 22, In San Francisco Ott’s Drive-in became the first fast food spot in the city after installing the only automated ordering system in the Bay Area. In 1971 the city announced plans to demolish Ott’s and build a hotel at the 550 Bay St. location.
    (SFC, 11/19/16, p.C1)
1967        May 22, J. Langston Hughes (b.1902), poet laureate, US author (Tambourines to Glory), died of complications following surgery at NY Polyclinic Hospital.
    (SSFC, 7/25/04, p.F3)
1967        May 22, Egyptian president Nasser closed the Straits of Tiran to Israel.

1967        May 25, John Lennon took delivery of his psychedelic painted Rolls Royce. He had acquired the Phantom V on June 3, 1965.

1967        May 26, California State Senator J. Eugene McAteer (b.1916) died during his campaign for mayor of SF. Joseph Alioto, the co-chairman of the campaign, ran in his place and overcame his rival, Harold Dobbs.
    (SFC, 1/30/98, p.A10)(www.joincalifornia.com/candidate/5668)

1967        May 27, Australians approved a referendum to amend the constitution to allow the federal government to make laws for indigenous Australians and to include them in the national census. The referendum became law on August 10.
    (Econ, 6/2/07, p.43)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_referendum,_1967_(Aboriginals))

1967        May 28, Francis Chichester (1901-1972), English aviator and sailor, arrived home at Plymouth from a round-the-world, one man sailboat trip.

1967        May 29, Pope Paul VI named 27 new cardinals, including Karol Wojtyla, archbishop of Krakow, who later became Pope John Paul II.
    (SSFC, 4/3/05, p.A13)
1967        May 29, Geronimo Baqueiro Foster (b.1898), Mexican musicologist and composer, died.

1967        May 30, Robert "Evel" Knievel (1938-2007) on his motorcycle jumped 16 cars in Gardena, Ca.
1967        May 30, Biafra declared independence from Nigeria.

1967        May, The American organization known as CORDS (Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support) was formed to coordinate the US civil and military pacification programs in Vietnam.
1967        May, The Olympic Committee banned a number of substances including narcotics, steroids and amphetamines and announced that small-scale drug-testing would begin at the 1968 Olympics in Grenoble and Mexico City.
    (WSJ, 8/7/06, p.B1)(www.steroid.com/)

1967        Jun 1, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," was released in the U.K. and the following day in the U.S. and was certified "gold" the same day of release. It topped the charts all over the world, holding the number one slot in Britain for 27 weeks and for 19 in America. It received four Grammys including Best Album.
    (AP, 6/1/97)
1967         Jun 1, In Israel pressure from the army and a threat by some parties to quit the governing coalition forced PM Levi Eshkol to bring in Moshe Dayan as defense minister.
    (www.britannica.com/ebc/article-9029562)(Econ, 5/26/07, p.43)

1967        Jun 2, Race riots took place in the Roxbury section of Boston.
1967        Jun 2, Zamah Cunningham (b.1892), actress, died. Her films included “Here Come the Girls" (1953).
1967        Jun 2, In Germany Benno Ohnesorg, a newly wed student of literature, was shot in the back of the head during a protest in West Berlin against the visiting shah of Iran. Police officer Karl-Heinz Kurras, who claimed he was threatened by knife-wielding protesters, was acquitted of manslaughter charges on Nov 23. The led to the formation of the Red Army Faction, also known as the Baader-Meinhof gang. In 2009 Kurras was found to have been a long-time agent of East Germany’s secret police, the Stasi.
    (Econ, 5/30/09, p.52)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gudrun_Ensslin)

1967        Jun 3, Arthur Ransome (b.1884), English author of children’s adventure stories, died. He is best known for writing the “Swallows and Amazons" series of children's books. It is believed that he served as a double agent and worked in the Russian service after the collapse of the Czarist regime. In 1918 he wrote a propaganda pamphlet titled: “On Behalf of Russia: An Open Letter to America." In 2009 Roland Chambers authored “The Last Englishman: The Double Life of Arthur Ransome."
    (Econ, 8/29/09, p.73)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Ransome)

1967        Jun 4, American actor and comedian Bill Cosby (b.1937) received an Emmy Award for his work in the television series "I Spy." Cosby won three consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in the Drama Series in 1966, 1967 and 1968. In the 19th Emmy Awards: Mission Impossible, Monkees, Don Knotts & Lucy Ball were among the winners.
    (HN, 6/4/00)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Spy)

1967        Jun 5, Murderer Richard Speck (1941-1991) was sentenced to death in electric chair for the murder of 8 student nurses on July 14, 1966. The Illinois Supreme Court upheld his conviction and death sentence on November 22, 1968.
1967        Jun 5, In New Mexico Reies Lopez Tijerina, a Pentecostal preacher from Texas, and about 20 armed cohorts invaded the Rio Arriba County courthouse in Tierra Amarilla to make a citizens' arrest of district attorney Alfonso Sanchez on grounds that he had violated the rights of Tijerina's followers. Sanchez was not there, sparing him a confrontation. Instead, the gang kidnapped, shot or battered other law enforcement officers and a reporter.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reies_Tijerina)(SantaFe New Mexican, 9/29/21)
1967        Jun 5, The Six Day War erupted in the Middle East as Israel, convinced an Arab attack was imminent, raided Egyptian military targets. Syria, Jordan and Iraq entered the conflict. Jordan lost the West Bank, an area of 2,270 sq. miles. War broke out as Israel reacted to the removal of UN peace-keeping troops, Arab troop movements and the barring of Israeli ships in the Gulf of Aqaba. Israel destroyed Egypt’s air force on the ground and knocked out the planes of Jordan, Iraq and Syria.
    (AP, 6/5/97)(HN, 6/5/98)(NG, 5/93, p.58)(HNQ, 5/22/00)(Econ 5/20/17, SR p.3)

1967        Jun 5-1967 Jun 10, Israel fought the Six-Day War against Syria and captured the Golan Heights, the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and East Jerusalem. Allegations that Israeli soldiers killed hundreds of Egyptian prisoners with the knowledge of national leaders were made by Israeli historians in 1995. Israel occupied Syrian territory. The Gaza Strip and the West Bank were captured by Israel. Israel annexed the largely Arab East Jerusalem, which included the Old City, and has since ringed it with Jewish neighborhoods.
    (WSJ, 8/17/95, p.A-1)(WSJ,11/24/95, p.A-1)(WSJ, 5/6/96, p.A-13)(SFC, 6/25/96, p.A10)(SFC, 1/22/98, p.B12)(SFC, 4/24/98, p.A17)

1967        Jun 6, An Arab oil embargo began one day after the beginning of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, with a joint Arab decision to deter any countries from supporting Israel militarily.
1967        Jun 6, Israeli troops broke Egypt’s massive defenses in Sinai and occupied Gaza on the 2nd day of the 6-day war.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-Day_War)(Econ 5/20/17, SR p.3)

1967        Jun 7, The Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic opened in San Francisco. Dr. David E. Smith (28) founded the SF Free Clinic. The first clinic opened at 558 Clayton St. with $500 in seed money from Rev. Leon Harris, pastor of All Saints Episcopal Church. The facility spawned a nationwide movement. Smith resigned in 2006. In 2019 the clinic closed down.
    (SFC, 6/7/97, p.A16)(SFC, 3/6/06, p.B5)(AP, 6/7/07)(SFC, 8/6/19, p.A1)
1967        Jun 7, Three Moby Grape members were arrested on Mt. Tamalpais, following a concert at the Avalon Ballroom in SF, for having sex with underage girls.
1967        Jun 7, Author-critic Dorothy Parker (b.1893), famed for her caustic wit, died in NYC. The 1994 film "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle" starred Jennifer Jason Leigh as the poet Dorothy Parker. It covered 25 years of Parker's life. She left most of her estate to Martin Luther King, Jr.
    (AP, 6/7/97)(SFEC, 8/23/98, DB p.43)(SFEC, 9/19/99, Z1 p.3)
1967        Jun 7, Israel captured the Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem on the 3rd day of the 6-day war.

1967        Jun 8, On the 4th day of the Six-Day War Israel captured the Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula from Egypt, as well as the West Bank and Eastern Jerusalem from Jordan. Israel’s occupation of Gaza continued for the next 38 years.
    (SSFC, 6/3/07, p.E6)(Econ, 1/10/09, p.9)
1967        Jun 8, Israeli forces raided the USS Liberty, a US Navy ship stationed in the Mediterranean. Israel called the attack a tragic mistake. The Israeli Air Force attack on the intelligence gathering auxiliary ship Liberty killed 34 crewmen and wounded 171. The attack took place on the 4th day of the Six-Day War in international waters off the coast of Israel. While still a controversy, the official explanation was that Israel believed the Liberty was an Egyptian vessel. Commander William L. McGonagle (d.1999 at 73) was awarded the Medal of Honor for keeping Liberty afloat and remaining on the bridge for 17 hours despite his own wounds. Israel apologized and paid over $12 million in compensation.
    (AP, 6/8/97)(SFC, 3/9/99, p.A22)(WSJ, 5/9/01, p.A24)(WSJ, 5/16/01, p.A23)

1967        Jun 9, Israel completed its final offensive in the Golan Heights in the 6-Day Middle East War.
    (Econ 5/20/17, SR p.3)

1967        Jun 10, Israel and Syria agreed to observe a United Nations-mediated cease-fire. Israel took Gaza and the Sinai from Egypt, Old Jerusalem and the West Bank from Jordan, and the Golan Heights from Syria. In 2002 Michael B. Oren authored "Six Days of War: June 1967 and the making of the Modern Middle East." Israeli military historian Arieh Yitzhaki later said that his research showed Israeli troops killed 300 Egyptian prisoners of war. Israel said soldiers on both sides committed atrocities. In 2007 Tom Segev authored “1967: Israel, the War and the Year that Transformed the Middle East."
    {Israel, Palestine, Syria, Egypt}
    (AP, 6/10/97)(WSJ, 6/5/02, p.D7)(AP, 3/6/07)(Econ, 5/26/07, p.97)

1967        Jun 10, In Marin County, Ca., the Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival drew some 36,000 Bay Area fans to the Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre on Mount Tamalpais.
    (SFC, 6/8/17, p.A1)
1967        Jun 10, Spencer Tracy (b.1900), American film star, died. His work included 75 feature films and two Oscars. In 2011 James Curtis authored “Spencer Tracy: A Biography."
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_Tracy)(SSFC, 10/30/11, p.F6)

1967        Jun 11, There was a race riot in Tampa Florida and the National Guard was mobilized. Martin Chambers (19) was suspected of robbing a camera store. Chambers ran from police near Nebraska and Harrison Streets and was shot in the back and died. Several days of riots around Central Avenue followed.
1967        Jun 11, Following the Six Day War Israel annexed the largely Arab East Jerusalem, which included the Old City, and has since ringed it with Jewish neighborhoods.
    (SFC, 6/25/96, p.A10)

1967        Jun 12, The US Supreme Court, in Loving v. Virginia, struck down state laws prohibiting interracial marriages. Mildred Loving (1940-2008) and her white husband, Richard (d.1975), married in 1958, had been arrested in Virginia within weeks of arriving from Washington DC and convicted on charges of "cohabiting as man and wife. At this time interracial marriages were illegal in  16 American states. Bernard S. Cohen (1934-2020) and Philip J. Hirschkop of the American Civil Liberties Union served as co-counsels in the case.
    (AP, 6/12/97)(SFEC, 8/3/97, p.B1)(AP, 5/5/08)(Econ, 5/17/08, p.105)(Econ., 7/6/20, p.7)(NY Times, 10/15/20)
1967        Jun 12, The US Supreme Court in Berger v. New York invalidated a New York law under the Fourth Amendment, because the statute authorized electronic eavesdropping without required procedural safeguards.
    (Econ, 7/21/12, p.23)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berger_v._New_York)

1967        Jun 13, President Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. The seat on the court formerly held by Justice Tom Clark was filled by the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall. In 1967, President Lyndon Johnson convinced Clark, a fellow Texan who had served on the court since 1949, to resign so he could name Marshall to the bench. Marshall, a leading civil rights lawyer, had been the U.S. Solicitor General since 1965. He served on the court until he resigned in 1991.
    (AP, 6/13/97)(HNQ, 2/16/99)

1967        Jun 14, The movie "To Sir, with Love," starring Sidney Poitier, was first released.
    (AP, 6/14/07)
1967        Jun 14, The space probe Mariner 5 was launched from Cape Kennedy on a flight that took it past Venus.
    (AP, 6/14/97)

1967        Jun 15, Gov. Reagan signed the Therapeutic Abortion Act, which permitted abortions in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy if a woman's life or health was threatened or the pregnancy was the result of rape or incest.
    (SFC, 12/27/99, p.A10)(AP, 6/15/07)

1967        Jun 16, The three-day Monterey International Pop Music Festival opened in northern California.
    (AP, 6/16/07)

1967        Jun 17, China detonated its 1st hydrogen bomb and became the world's 4th thermo-nuclear power.
    (SSFC, 6/9/02, p.F6)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teller%E2%80%93Ulam_design)

1967        Jun 18, The 3-day Monterey Pop Festival featured Pete Townshend and The Who on the Sunday finale. They nearly stopped the show with the destruction of guitars, drums and microphones on stage. They were immediately followed by Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. The festival also featured Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix and Otis Redding.
    (WSJ, 8/11/95, p.A-7)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monterey_Pop_Festival)

1967        Jun 19, Beatle Paul McCartney, having admitted in Queen Magazine that he had taken LSD, repeated the admission on television.

1967        Jun 20, Boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted. He was soon sentenced to five years in prison but was released on appeal. His conviction was overturned three years later by the US Supreme Court.
    (AP, 6/20/97)(www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404700148.html)

1967        Jun 23, President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexi Kosygin began a 3-day meeting at Glassboro State College in New Jersey to talk through similarly turbulent times following the Six-Day War between Israel and Arab states.
    (AP, 6/23/07)(AP, 6/24/17)
1967        Jun 23, The US Senate voted to censure Democrat Thomas J. Dodd of Connecticut for using campaign money for personal uses.
    (AP, 6/23/07)

1967        Jun 24, Pope Paul VI published his encyclical Sacerdotalis Caelibatus (priestly celibacy).

1967        Jun 25, The Beatles performed their new song, "All You Need Is Love," during a live international telecast from the Abbey Road studio.
    (AP, 6/25/97)(Sky, 9/97, p.54)

1967        Jun 27, There was a race riot in Buffalo, NY, and 200 were arrested.
1967        Jun 27, The first recognizably automated teller machine (ATM) was placed outside the Barclays PLC branch in Enfield, a north London suburb.
    (AP, 6/27/07)

1967        Jun 28, Fourteen people were shot in race riots in Buffalo, New York.
1967        Jun 28, Israel formally declared Jerusalem reunified under its sovereignty following its capture of the Arab sector in the June 1967 war.
    (AP, 6/28/98)

1967        Jun 29, Jayne Mansfield (b.1933), stage and film actress, was beheaded in a car crash in Louisiana. Her 3 children survived in the back seat of the 1966 Buick Electra. Daughter Mariska Hargitay was 3 and began a film career at 19.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayne_Mansfield)(SFEC, 7/13/97, Par p.18)(SFEC, 4/5/98, p.A22)
1967        Jun 29, Jerusalem was reunified as Israel removed barricades separating the Old City from the Israeli sector.
    (AP, 6/29/97)(HN, 6/29/98)

1967        Jul 1, "Funny Girl" closed at Winter Garden Theater in NYC after 1348 performances.
    (MC, 7/1/02)
1967        Jul 1, Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," went #1 for 15 weeks.
    (MC, 7/1/02)
1967        Jul 1, The United States Postal Savings System, signed into law by President William Howard Taft and operated by the United States Post Office Department, went out of service.

1967        Jul 2, The U.S. Marine Corps launches Operation Buffalo in response to the North Vietnamese Army's efforts to seize the Marine base at Con Thien.
    (HN, 7/2/98)

1967        Jul 3, North Vietnamese soldiers attacked South Vietnam’s only producing coal mine at Nong Son.
    (HN, 7/3/98)

1967        Jul 4, The Freedom of Information Act became official, making government information more readily available. To withhold information, the government must prove its need to be classified.
    (IB, Internet, 12/7/98)

1967        Jul 5, Bruce Barton (b.1886), advertising king and former US Congressman from NY (1937-1941), died in NYC. In 1925 he authored “The Man Nobody Knows," in which he argued that Jesus was a pre-eminent business executive. In 2005 Richard M. Fried authored “"The Man Everybody Knew," a biography of Bruce Barton.
    (www.infoplease.com/biography/us/congress/barton-bruce.html)(WSJ, 10/25/05, p.D8)

1967        Jul 6, The Biafran War erupted. The war, which lasted more than two years, claimed some 600,000 lives. The Republic of Biafra was proclaimed when the eastern region of Nigeria, the homeland of the Igbo people, seceded. This was followed by civil war. The federal troops of Nigeria held most of rebellious Biafra by the end of 1968 but the Igbos attempted to hold out in a small and crowded area. The war broke out when the Igbos, led by Colonel Emeka Odumegwu-Ojukwu of the Nigerian army, launched a rebellion to form a separate state following allegations of ethnic cleansing, neglect and marginalization against federal forces.
    (AP, 7/6/97)(HNQ, 5/27/98)(AFP, 1/10/07)

1967        Jul 7, Beatles' "All You Need is Love" was released.
    (MC, 7/7/02)
1967        Jul 7, Vivian Leigh (53), actress (Scarlet-Gone with the Wind), died.
    (MC, 7/7/02)

1967        Jul 12, Race-related rioting broke out in Newark, NJ, and continued to July 17. Over the next four days 26 people were killed, 1500 injured and over 1000 arrested. Large swathes of the 26-square-mile city were wrecked during the unrest sparked by the police beating of a black cab driver.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1967_Newark_riots)(AP, 7/13/97)(Econ, 9/23/17, p.26)
1967        Jul 12, Greek regime deprived 480 Greeks of their citizenship.
    (MC, 7/12/02)

1967        Jul 13, Tommy Simpson, British cyclist, died as he competed in the Tour de France. Traces of amphetamine and cognac were found in his blood.
    (WSJ, 8/7/06, p.B1)

1967        Jul 14, The Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, or WIPO Convention, was signed at Stockholm, Sweden, and entered into force on April 26, 1970. As its name suggests, it established the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). WIPO Convention has 184 Contracting Parties. The Convention is written in English, French, Russian and Spanish, all texts being equally authentic. The Convention was amended on September 28, 1979.

1967        Jul 15, In Alaska a major blizzard caught 7 climbers high on Mount McKinley (Denali). Five of 12 climbers managed to reach safety, but 7 were caught and froze to death. In 2007 James M. Tabor’s: “Forever on the Mountain: The Truth Behind One of Mountaineering's Most Controversial and Mysterious Disasters," was published.
    (WSJ, 1/17/07, p.D6)

1967        Jul 16, A prison brawl ignited barracks, killing 37 in Jay, Florida.
    (MC, 7/16/02)

1967        Jul 17, Race riots took place in Cairo, Illinois.
    (MC, 7/17/02)
1967        Jul 17, John Coltrane (b.1926), jazz composer-musician died in Huntington, N.Y. He gained attention through recordings as part of Miles Davis’ quintet in the 50s. By 1960, following critical acclaim, Coltrane was leading his own quartet that eventually dissolved in 1965. He worked with various musicians for the next two years until succumbing to liver cancer in 1967. Coltrane’s style, developed over the years from influences ranging from Miles Davis’ forms of modal improvisation to Eastern musical theory, has influenced and been imitated by numerous jazz musicians since. His album’s included "Kulu Se Mama" written by Juno Lewis (d.2002). In 2002 Ashley Kahn authored "A Love Supreme: The Story of John Coltrane’s Signature Album." In 2007 Ben Ratliff authored “Coltrane: The Story of Sound."
    (SFC, 4/23/02, p.A18)(SSFC, 12/8/02, p.M5)(AP, 7/17/07)(Econ, 11/10/07, p.104)

1967        Jul 18, In San Francisco a four-alarm fire gutted the Simon Brothers grocery store at 2829 California Street. It had been run by the same family since 1875.
    (SSFC, 7/16/17, DB p.50)

1967        Jul 19, The 1st air conditioned NYC subway car was R-38 on the F line.
    (MC, 7/19/02)
1967        Jul 19, Race riots took place in Durham, NC.
    (MC, 7/19/02)

1967        Jul 20, Race riots took place in Memphis, Tenn.
    (MC, 7/20/02)
1967        Jul 20, Pablo Neruda received the 1st Viareggio-Versile prize.
    (MC, 7/20/02)

1967        Jul 21, Basil Rathbone (75), actor (Sherlock Holmes), died of heart attack.
    (MC, 7/21/02)
1967        Jul 21, In South Africa ANC president Albert Lutuli (Luthuli) (b.~1898) died after being hit by a train in what was widely thought to have been an assassination operation. The anti-apartheid icon received the 1960 Nobel prize for his role in the struggle against whites-only rule, becoming the first African to win a Nobel Prize.
    (AP, 7/11/07)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Lutuli)

1967        Jul 22, Carl Sandburg (89), historian and poet (Abraham Lincoln: Prairie Years), died in North Carolina.
    (AP, 7/22/07)

1967        Jul 23, In Michigan the 12th Street Riot erupted in Detroit after police busted an unlicensed drinking and gambling joint.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algiers_Motel_incident)(Econ 7/29/17, p.27)
1967        Jul 23-1967 Jul 30, Racial riots in the city of Detroit left 43 dead, 2,000 injured and 5,000 homeless in the worst riot of the summer. The rioting, looting and burning was quelled with the arrival of 4,700 paratroops dispatched by President Lyndon Johnson. Nearly all of America's large cities were wracked by racial violence during the 1965-'68 period. The event inspired Rev. William Cunningham (d.1997 at 67) to found Focus: Hope, a volunteer project that grew to become one of the largest programs in the country dedicated to feeding and teaching job skills to the urban poor.
    (SFC, 5/29/97, p.C4)(HNQ, 7/11/98)(Econ 7/29/17, p.27)

1967        Jul 24, Race riots took place in Cambridge, Maryland.
    (MC, 7/24/02)
1967        Jul 24, Race riots in Detroit forced the postponement of a Tigers-Orioles baseball game. [see Jul 23-30]
    (MC, 7/24/02)
1967        Jul 24, French President Charles de Gaulle stirred controversy during a visit to Montreal, Canada, when he declared, ''Vive le Quebec libre!'' (Long live free Quebec!).
    (AP, 7/24/07)

1967        Jul 25, Construction began on SF MUNI Metro (Market Street subway).
    (SC, 7/25/02)
1967        Jul 25, US Navy Lt. Commander Donald Davis crashed his jet on the Ho Chi Minh Trail. Searchers later recovered fragments of his remains for return to the US.
    (SFC, 5/25/98, p.A4)

1967        Jul 26, In Michigan three civilians were killed early today and nine others abused by a riot task force composed of the Detroit Police Department, the Michigan State Police, and the Michigan Army National Guard. Among the casualties were three black teenage boys killed at the Algiers Motel.

1967        Jul 27, President Johnson appointed the 11-member Kerner Commission to assess the causes of race riots in the United States and to provide recommendations for the future. The same day, black militant H. Rap Brown said violence was "as American as cherry pie."
    (AP, 7/27/97)(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerner_Commission)
1967        Jul 27, The British Sexual Offenses Act received royal assent. It partially decriminalized sexual behavior between consenting males over 21. Elements of the indecency legislation remained in place until 2003, including anti-gay restrictions relating to the age of consent, the military, and sex under various circumstances. The event was later described in the film: "A Bill Called William." The age of consent for homosexual acts was reduced to 16 in 1998.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sexual_Offences_Act_1967)(SFEC, 6/15/97, DB p.49)(SFC, 6/23/98, p.A10)(AP, 1/16/13)(Econ., 12/19/20, p.69)

1967        Jul 28, Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) in England, closed down.
    (SC, 7/28/02)

1967        Jul 29, Fire swept the USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin, off the coast of Vietnam, killing 134 servicemen with $100 million in damage. One survivor was Navy Lt. Cmdr. John McCain, who later became a US senator.
    (AP, 7/29/07)

1967        Jul 30, General William Westmoreland claimed that he was winning the war in Vietnam but needed more men.
    (HN, 7/30/98)
1967        Jul 30, There was a race riot in Milwaukee and 4 people were killed.
    (MC, 7/30/02)
1967        Jul 30, Alfred Krupp (59), German industrialist, died.
    (MC, 7/30/02)

1967        Jul, Music promoter Bill Graham sponsored a free rock concert at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco to benefit the Haight Ashbury Free Clinic. In 1992 the facility at 1696 Haight St. was named after Graham (d.1991).
    (SSFC, 10/22/17, DB p.50)
1967        Jul, Maxine Hartman Nellen became the first woman to earn her Golden Wings when she jumped out of a hot-air balloon for her 1,000th free-fall parachute jump over Lumberton N.J.
    (SFC, 6/19/98, p.B6)
1967        Jul, In the wake of the Six Day War some 2,000 Jews in Libya were compelled to leave the country.
    (WSJ, 1/10/07, p.A19)
1967        Jul, In Somalia Mohamed Ibrahim Egal (d.2002) served as the prime minister until 1969.
    (SFC, 5/4/02, p.A21)
1967        Jul, A 6.7 earthquake hit Caracas, Venezuela, and left 300 dead and 2,000 injured.
    (SFC, 7/10/97, p.E3)

1967        Aug 2, The crime and race drama "In the Heat of the Night," starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger, opened in New York.
    (AP, 8/2/07)

1967        Aug 3, John Femia, actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), was born in Brooklyn, NY.
    (SC, 8/3/02)
1967        Aug 3, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced plans to send 45,000 more troops to Vietnam.
    (HN, 8/3/98)

1967        Aug 7, In China a speech by Wang Li to the Red Guards led their violent takeover of the Foreign Ministry building. In the weeks that followed they rampaged among foreign diplomats and often beat envoys.
    (SFC, 10/23/96, p.C2)

1967        Aug 8, The Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN was established in Bangkok by the five original Member Countries, namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.  Brunei Darussalam joined on 8 January 1984, Vietnam on 28 July 1995, Laos and Myanmar on 23 July 1997, and Cambodia on 30 April 1999.
1967        Aug 8, Jaromir Weinberger (71), Czech-US composer (Czech Rhapsody),  died.
    (MC, 8/8/02)

1967        Aug 9, Joe Orton (34), English actor, playwright (What the Butler Saw, Loot), was murdered (bludgeoned with a hammer) while he slept by his male lover. In 1978 John Lahr authored “Prick Up Your Ears," a biography of Orton.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Orton)(WSJ, 1/13/06, p.P8)

1967        Aug 11,  Roy M. Wheat (20) led a team from Company K, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, providing security for a Navy construction crew on the Liberty Road in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. Lance Corporal Roy Wheat accidentally triggered a well-concealed, bounding type anti-personnel mine. He yelled for team members Lance Corporals Vernon Sorenson and Bernard Cannon to run. Then he flung himself onto the mine as it exploded, absorbing the tremendous impact with his body. Roy Wheat was killed, but his companions were spared certain injury and possible death. Marine Roy M. Wheat was the only Mississippian to earn the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War.
    (HN, 9/19/01)

1967        Aug 13, The movie "Bonnie and Clyde," starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, had its US premiere.
    (AP, 8/13/07)

1967        Aug 19, Beatles' "All You Need is Love," single went #1.
    (MC, 8/19/02)

1967        Aug 21, Michael Bendetti, actor (Officer Tony McCann-21 Jump Street), was born.
    (SC, 8/21/02)

1967        Aug 22, The British Mission in Beijing surrendered to the Red Guards.
    (Econ, 2/13/10, p.87)

1967        Aug 24, Abbie Hoffman and the Yippies tossed fistfuls of paper money onto the floor of the NY Stock Exchange. Plexiglas screens were soon installed to prevent such displays.
    (SFEC, 6/21/98, p.T4)(www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/02.13.97/bk-raskin-9707.html)
1967        Aug 24, Henry J. Kaiser (85), industrialist (Boulder Dam, Liberty ship), died.
    (MC, 8/24/02)

1967        Aug 25, Beatles went to Wales to study TM with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
    (MC, 8/25/02)
1967        Aug 25, George Lincoln Rockwell (b.1918), founder of the American Nazi Party, was shot to death in the parking lot of a shopping center in Arlington, Va. Former party member John Patler (29) was later convicted of the killing. In 1999 Frederick J. Simonelli authored “American Fuehrer" George Lincoln Rockwell and the American Nazi Party."
    (AP, 8/25/07)(AH, 2/06, p.60,64)
1967        Aug 25,  Paraguay accepted its constitution.
    (chblue.com, 8/25/01)

1967        Aug 28, Charles Darrow (b.1889), US inventor of Monopoly, died in Pennsylvania.

1967        Aug 30, The U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of Thurgood Marshall as the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
    (AP, 8/30/97)

1967        Aug 31, Haydee Tamara Bunke Bider, aka Tania the Guerrilla, was killed when her guerrilla column was ambushed by Bolivian soldiers. The remains of Bider, who was born in Argentina, were uncovered in Sep. 1998 in Vallegrande and returned to Cuba, her adopted homeland.
    (SFC, 12/15/98, p.A17)
1967        Aug 31, Ilya G. Ehrenburg (76), Russian poet and propagandist ("Russians, get your German!"),  died.
    (MC, 8/31/01)

1967        Sep 1, In San Francisco Golden Gate Park officials said the Victorian-era Flower Conservatory has been severely damaged by vandals. 77 panes of glass were smashed with damages estimated at $800.
    (SSFC, 3/27/17, DB p.65)
1967        Sep 1, New York state’s Taylor Law went into effect. It severely curtailed the ability of public employees in the state to strike.
    (SSFC, 10/20/13, p.E2)
1967        Sep 1, James Dunn (65), actor (Uncle Earl-It's a Great Life), died.
    (SC, 9/1/02)
1967        Sep 1, Siegfried Sassoon (b.1886), WW I English soldier poet, died. His books included “Memoirs of a Fox Hunting Man" (1928). In 2005 Max Egremont authored the biography: “Siegfried Sassoon."
    (WSJ, 12/1/05, p.D9)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siegfried_Sassoon)

1967        Sep 2, Paddy Roy Bates, retired British army major, landed on the island of Sealand, a WW II military fortress 6 miles off the coast of England, and declared it a sovereign nation, the Principality of Sealand.
    (SFEC, 6/4/00, p.A4)(www.sealandgov.com/history.html)

1967        Sep 3, The original version of the television game show "What's My Line?," hosted by John Charles Daly, broadcast its final episode after more than 17 years on CBS.
    (AP, 9/3/97)
1967        Sep 3, James Dunn, actor (Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 6 Gun Law), died at age 61.
    (MC, 9/3/01)
1967        Sep 3, Muhammad Bin Laden (b.1908), a Yemeni immigrant to Saudi Arabia, died in a plane crash. He made a fortune in the construction business and left King Faisal in charge of some 55 of his children.
    (Econ, 4/12/08, p.92)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_bin_Laden)
1967        Sep 3, Motorists in Sweden began driving on the right-hand side of the road instead of the left.
    (AP, 9/3/97)
1967        Sep 3, Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thieu was elected president of South Vietnam under a new constitution.
    (AP, 9/3/97)(HN, 9/3/98)

1967        Sep 4, Michigan Gov. George Romney told a TV interview he'd undergone a "brainwashing" by U.S. officials during a 1965 visit to Vietnam, a comment that apparently damaged Romney's bid for the Republican presidential nomination.
    (AP, 9/4/97)

1967        Sep 9, "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In" aired as a one-time special on NBC; its success led to a regular series beginning in January 1968. The show folded in 1973.
    (AP, 9/9/07)(SSFC, 5/25/08, p.B6)

1967        Sep 10, Gibraltar voted 12,138 to 44 to remain British and not Spanish.
    (MC, 9/10/01)

1967        Sep 11, Harry Connick Jr. was born. He became a Grammy Award-winning singer: We are in Love; actor: Copycat, When Harry Met Sally.
    (MC, 9/11/01)
1967        Sep 11, Charles Manson (b.1934) recorded his album "Lie," which was produced by Dennis Wilson (b.1944), drummer for the Beach Boys.
1967        Sep 11, "The Carol Burnett Show" premiered on CBS.
    (AP, 9/11/97)
1967        Sep 11, The Beatles drove their Magical Mystery Bus around England.
    (MC, 9/11/01)

1967        Sep 14, The TV series “Ironside" began and continued to 1975. It featured Raymond Burr. Early episodes used the old Hall of Justice at 750 Kearney in San Francisco.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironside_%281967_TV_series%29)(SSFC, 9/6/15, p.F3)

1967        Sep 16, The TV series "Mannix," starring Mike Connors, premiered on CBS.
    (AP, 9/16/07)

1967        Sep 17, Chicago chemist Ted Erickson (39) became first person to swim from the Farallon Islands to the Golden Gate Bridge. He also held the record for the two-way swim of the English Channel.
    (SSFC, 9/17/17 DB p.54)

1967        Sep 19, Nigeria began an offensive against Biafra. [see Jul 6]
    (MC, 9/19/01)

1967        Sep 20, The 963-foot passenger ship Queen Elizabeth II was launched.

1967        Sep 23, The regime of Greek Colonels freed ex-premier Georgios Papandreou. [see Dec 24]
    (MC, 9/23/01)
1967        Sep 23, Soviets signed a pact to send more aid to Hanoi.
    (HN, 9/23/98)

1967        Sep 25, Stuff Smith (b.1909), jazz violinist, died in Munich, Germany.

1967        Sep 26, Hanoi rejected a U.S. peace proposal.
    (HN, 9/26/99)

1967        Sep 27, Felix Yusupov (b.1887), Russian aristocrat, died in Paris. He is best known for participating in the 1916 assassination of Grigori Rasputin. In 1927 Yusupov published his memoir detailing the killing of Rasputin.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felix_Yusupov)(Econ, 12/24/16, p.115)

1967        Sep 28, Moon Zappa, singer, was born. Valley Girl, actress: Dark Side of Genius, Heartstopper, Spirit of '76, The Boys Next Door; daughter of the famous singer, Frank Zappa.
    (MC, 9/28/01)
1967        Sep 28, Walter E. Washington (d.2003) took office as the first mayor of the District of Columbia. He had been appointed mayor-commissioner by Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson and won by election in 1974.
    (AP, 9/28/97)(SFC, 11/1/03, p.A20)

1967        Sep 29, Author Carson McCullers (b.1917) died in Nyack, N.Y., at age 50. Her first novel “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter" explores the spiritual isolation of misfits and outcasts of the US South. Her short story “The Ballad of the Sad Café" (1951) was turned into a play by Edward Albee and was made into a film (1991) of the same name with Vanessa Redgrave.
    (AP, 9/29/07)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_McCullers)
1967        Sep 29, The British Spy-Fi television series "The Prisoner," began screening. It was co-created, co-written and co-directed by Patrick McGoohan, who also played the lead role.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Prisoner)(Econ., 6/20/20, p.74)

1967        Sep, The government delegations of China, Tanzania and Zambia held talks in Beijing and formally signed the "Agreement of the Government of the People's Republic of China, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Government of the Republic of Zambia on the Construction of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway".
1967        Sep, The British, French and German governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to start development of the 300 seat Airbus A300 in order to compete with American companies. Airbus Industrie was formally set up in 1970.

1967        Oct 2, Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, was sworn in as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Marshall had previously been the solicitor general, the head of the legal staff of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and a leading American civil rights lawyer.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1967)(AP, 10/2/97)(HN, 10/2/98)
1967        Oct 2, In San Francisco police raided the Grateful Dead’s crash pad at 710 Ashbury and hauled ten members and associates to a police station on questionable marijuana charges. The case wrapped up in 1968 with all felony charges reduced to misdemeanors.
    (SFC, 3/11/17, p.C1)   

1967        Oct 3, William J. Knight (d.2004), US Air Force test pilot, set a speed record in a rocket-powered X-15-2A that reached 4,520 mph. Knight later served as a California state senator (1996-2004).
    (SSFC, 5/9/04, p.B7)
1967        Oct 3, Woody Guthrie (b.1912), born as Woodrow Wilson Guthrie, folksinger, died from Huntington’s disease. In 1998 Billy Bragg and the band Wilco released a new album based on Guthrie’s lyrics: "Mermaid Avenue." In 1998 a Woody Guthrie archive was opened on W. 57th St. in NYC. In 2002 Elizabeth Partridge authored "This Land Was made for You and Me: The Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie." In 2004 Ed Cray authored "Ramblin' Man: The Life and Times of Woody Guthrie."
    (SFC,12/26/97, p.C22)(SFEC, 6/21/98, DB p.38)(SFC, 11/27/98, p.C11)(SFC, 11/23/00, p.C5)(SSFC, 6/2/02, p.M3)(SFC, 3/30/04, p.E1)
1967        Oct 3, Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (Last Night of Proms), died at 72.
    (MC, 10/3/01)

1967        Oct 4, The UN Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees went into effect. The 1967 Protocol removed geographical and temporal restrictions from the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protocol_Relating_to_the_Status_of_Refugees)(Econ, 11/27/04, p.44)

1967        Oct 5, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’Izzaddin Waddaulah, the 29th Sultan of Brunei, ascended to the throne.

1967        Oct 8, Che Guevara was captured by US trained Bolivian Rangers near Vado del Yeso.
    (SFC, 5/12/96, Z1p.4)(SFEC, 7/13/97, p.A10)
1967        Oct 8, Clement R. Attlee (84), former premier of Great Britain (1945-51), died.  In 2016 John Bew authored "Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee".
    (AP, 10/8/07)(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clement_Attlee)(Econ., 2/6/21, p.47)

1967        Oct 9, Joseph Pilates (b.1883), German-born physical trainer, died in NYC. Pilates wrote several books, including “Return to Life through Contrology" (1945) and “Your Health," He was also a prolific inventor.
    (SFC, 2/27/13, p.C1)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Pilates)
1967        Oct 9, The British Road Safety Act, providing for use of the "breathalyser" (or breathalyzer) to detect intoxicated motorists, went into effect.
    (AP, 10/9/07)
1967        Oct 9, Che Guevara (b.1928), Argentine/Cuban revolutionary, was executed in Bolivia. A major figure of the Cuban Revolution, his stylized visage has become a ubiquitous countercultural symbol of rebellion and global insignia in popular culture.

1967        Oct 10, The Outer Space Treaty, which prohibits the placing of weapons of mass destruction on the moon or elsewhere in space, entered into force.
    (AP, 10/10/07)
1967        Oct 10, Sargent Johnson (b.1888), Boston-born and SF-based African-American painter and sculptor, died.
    (SFC, 5/4/09, p.E3)(http://www.aaregistry.com/detail.php?id=1195)
1967        Oct 10, Brendan Behan's "Borstal Boy," premiered in Dublin.
    (MC, 10/10/01)
1967        Oct 10, The body of Che Guevara was laid out at the Lord of Malta Hospital in Villegrande, Bolivia, 300 miles from the site of capture. The next day his body vanished. His body was found in a common grave on Jun 28, 1997. Two biographies were later written: "Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life," by Jon Lee Anderson, and "Companero: The Life and Times of Che Guevara by Jorge G. Castaneda.
    (SFC, 5/12/96, Z1p.1)(SFEC, 7/13/97, p.A10)(WSJ, 10/1/97, p.A20)

1967        Oct 12, In India a massive cyclone struck the rural Orissa state consisting of small villages. Basically all life (human and animal) and each structure was wiped out; the precise number of fatalities and destruction is unknown.

1967        Oct 17, "Hair," subtitled The American Tribal Love/Rock Musical, premiered off Broadway at the Public Theater. It moved to the Biltmore Theater on Broadway on April 29, 1968, where it stayed for 1,873 performances.
1967        Oct 17, In Oakland, Ca., police clubbed a bloody path through some 2500 anti-war demonstrators who had closed down the Oakland Armed Forces Examining Station.
    (SSFC, 10/15/17, DB p.50)
1967        Oct 17, American forces of the black Lion battalion walked into an ambush set by NV commander Vo Minh Triet and 61 were killed. In 2003 David Maraniss authored "They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America," which centered on this battle and a protest in Wisconsin on Oct 18.
    (Econ, 11/22/03, p.82)(SSFC, 12/28/03, p.M3)
1967        Oct 17, Aisin-Gioro Henry Puyi (61), the last emperor of China, died of cancer. Official reports said his death occurred while under persecution from ultra-leftists of the Cultural Revolution.
    (SFC, 6/11/97, p.C16)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Puyi)

1967        Oct 18, Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" was released.
    (MC, 10/18/01)
1967        Oct 18, A protest in Madison, Wisc., against recruiting by Dow Chemical, the maker of napalm and Agent Orange, turned violent. In 2003 David Maraniss authored "They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America." It centered on an Oct 17 battle in Vietnam and the Wisconsin protest.
    (Econ, 11/22/03, p.82)(SSFC, 12/28/03, p.M3)
1967        Oct 18, A Russian unmanned spacecraft made the first landing on the surface of Venus.
    (HN, 10/18/98)

1967        Oct 19, Amy Carter, Pres Carter's daughter and peace activist, was born.
    (MC, 10/19/01)
1967        Oct 19, The US space probe Mariner V flew past Venus.
    (AP, 10/19/07)

1967        Oct 20, Seven men were convicted in Meridian, Miss., of violating the civil rights of three murdered civil rights workers.
    (AP, 10/20/97)

1967        Oct 21, Tens of thousands of Vietnam War protesters marched in Washington, D.C. 35,000 people assembled outside the Pentagon to protest the war in Vietnam. The "March on the Pentagon," protesting American involvement in Vietnam , drew 50,000 protesters.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1967)(AP, 10/21/97)(HN, 10/21/98)
1967        Oct 21, The Israeli destroyer INS Eilat was sunk by Egyptian missile boats near Port Said; 47 Israeli crew members were lost.
    (AP, 10/21/07)

1967        Oct 23, A secret US State Dept. cable reported that covert Guatemalan security operations included "kidnapping, torture and summary executions."
    (SFC, 3/11/99, p.A12)

1967        Oct 26, US Navy pilot John McCain, later US Senator, was shot down in his A-4 over North Vietnam and spent 5 1/2 years in prison, two in solitary confinement. He signed a confession following torture admitting to being a war criminal and in 1999 published the family saga "Faith of My Fathers." The 1995 book "The Nightingale's Song" by Robert Timberg was about McCain.
    (SFC, 8/16/99, p.A1,4) (WSJ, 9/8/99, p.A24)
1967        Oct 26, The Shah of Iran crowned himself and his Queen after 26 years on the Peacock Throne.
    (AP, 10/26/97)

1967        Oct 27, 4 people from Baltimore poured blood on selective service records.
    (MC, 10/27/01)

1967        Oct 29, In Oakland, Ca., police made a traffic stop on Black Panther leader Huey Newton (d.1989). In a gun battle Newton was wounded and police officer John Frey was killed. Newton was convicted of voluntary manslaughter but the conviction was overturned. Gene McKinney (d.2000 at 58) and Newton had driven out for takeout feed following a Black Panther Party fundraiser when they were pulled over. McKinney commandeered a passing car to get Newton to a hospital.
    (SFC,10/24/97, p.A15)(SFC, 9/23/00, p.A19)
1967        Oct 29, Expo 67 in Montreal closed after six months.
    (AP, 10/29/07)

1967        Oct 31, Nguyen Van Thieu took the oath of office as the first president of South Vietnam's second republic.
    (AP, 10/31/97)

1967        Oct, Pres. Johnson named Edward M. Korry (d.2003 at 81) to serve as the US ambassador to Chile. Korry served until 1971 and was kept ignorant by the Nixon administration of plans for a coup.
    (SFC, 2/1/03, p.A19)

1967        Oct, In California John Lion staged "The Lesson" by Eugene Ionesco as his UC thesis project. The play moved to the Steppenwolf Bar in Berkeley and inspired Lion to open his Magic Theater, later housed in SF’s Fort Mason.
    (SFEC, 10/5/97, DB p.43)

1967        Oct, US Capt. John McCain, bomber pilot, bailed out from his damaged plane and fell into Hanoi’s Truc Bach Lake. He was rescued by Main Van On of the People’s Army of Vietnam. McCain later became a US senator.
    (SFC, 11/14/96, p.A11)

1967        Oct, TV journalist Charles Kuralt (1934-1997) hit the nation’s roads with a 3-person crew for a trial run of what would become the "On the Road" series.
    (SFC, 7/5/97, p.A5)

1967        Nov 5, US troops conquered Loc Ninh South Vietnam.
    (MC, 11/5/01)

1967        Nov 7, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a bill establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
    (AP, 11/7/97)(HN, 11/7/98)
1967        Nov 7, Carl Stokes (1927-1996) was elected the first black mayor of a major city -- Cleveland, Ohio. He served two terms as mayor from 1967 to 1971 and was a leading advocate for increased federal aid to American cities. After serving as mayor, Stokes became a television commentator and later a judge in Cleveland.
    (AP, 11/7/97)(HNQ, 1/9/03)
1967        Nov 7, Richard Hatcher (1933-2019), a black activist, lawyer and City Council president, was elected mayor of Gary, Indiana. He went on to serve five terms. Hatcher attracted hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money to Gary in his 20 years in office, some of which was used to build low-cost housing and the first public housing units in the city in nearly two decades.
    (AP, 12/14/19)
1967        Nov 7, John Nance Garner (98), (VP-D, 1933-41), died.
    (MC, 11/7/01)
1967        Nov 7, Juan Tomas Perez (71), composer, died.
    (MC, 11/7/01)

1967        Nov 9, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) launched Apollo 4 into orbit from Cape Kennedy with the first successful test of a Saturn V rocket.
    (AP, 11/9/97)(HN, 11/9/98)
1967        Nov 9, Rolling Stone Magazine, co-founded by Jann Wenner in SF, published its debut issue with a press run of 40,000 copies. Ralph J. Gleason, SF jazz critic, helped Wenner fund the 1st issue. In 1998 "Rolling Stone: The Complete Covers 1967-1997" was edited by Holly George-Warren. In 1977 the company moved its headquarters to NYC.
    (SFC,10/28/97, p.E1)(SFEC, 6/21/98, BR p.12)(SFC, 12/23/04, p.E16)(SFC, 4/18/09, p.C1)

1967        Nov 13, The first US African-American mayor was elected. Carl Stokes became the first black US mayor of a major US city.
    (HFA, '96, p. 42)(TMC, 1994, p.1967)
1967        Nov 13, In SF 3 attackers opened fire on Officer Herman George at the Hunters Point Project Station. George later died from his wounds and the case remained unsolved.
    (SFC, 1/27/07, p.A8)

1967        Nov 14, Barney Kilgore (b.1908), WSJ columnist and Chairman of Dow Jones & Co., died. He is credited as the visionary who made The Wall Street Journal into a national newspaper. In 2009 Richard J. Tofel authored “Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, The Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism."
    (www.nassauchurch.org/cemetery/docs/bernard_kilgore.htm)(WSJ, 3/9/09, p.A17)

1967        Nov 16, Haiphong shipyard in North Vietnam was hit by U.S. planes for the first time.
    (HN, 11/16/98)

1967        Nov 17, Surveyor 6 made a six-second flight on moon, the first lift off on lunar surface.
    (HN, 11/17/98)
1967        Nov 17, French author Regis Debray (b.1940) was sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia. Debray (b.1940) was jailed in Bolivia shortly before Che Guevara was captured and was convicted of having been part of Guevara's guerrilla group. He was released in 1970 after an international campaign for his release which included Jean-Paul Sartre, André Malraux, General De Gaulle and Pope Paul VI.

1967        Nov 18, A Detroit newspaper strike began and shut down both daily papers for 267 days. The strike ended on August 9, 1968.
    (SFC, 9/18/97, p.C2)(www.loc.gov/rr/news/chronological/exception_report.html)
1967        Nov 18, A photograph of the planet Earth was made from a space vehicle, the ATS-III Satellite.
    (E&IH, 1973, p.1)

1967         Nov 19, In Vietnam, the Tiger Force, an elite US Army unit of the 101st Airborne Division, achieved their 327th kill. The unit had killed hundreds of civilians in Hanh Thien, a Central Highland area, over the last seven months. US Army Lt. Col. Gerald Morse had called for 327 kills to match the name of the 327th infantry regiment. In 2006 Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss authored “Tiger Force: A True Story of Men and War." It was based on secret documents from Henry Tufts (d.2002), former head of the Army’s Criminal Investigations Command (CID).
    (AP, 10/25/03)(SSFC, 5/14/06, p.M1)

1967        Nov 20, The Census Clock at the US Commerce Department ticked past 200 million.
    (AP, 11/20/97)

1967        Nov 21, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Air Quality Act, allotting $428 million for the fight against pollution.
    (HN, 11/21/98)(AP, 11/21/07)

1967        Nov 22, Boris Becker, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89), was born in West Germany.
    (MC, 11/22/01)
1967        Nov 22, BBC unofficially banned "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles.
    (MC, 11/22/01)
1967        Nov 22, The U.N. Security Council approved Resolution 242, which called for Israel to withdraw from territories it captured in 1967, and implicitly called on adversaries to recognize Israel's right to exist.
    (AP, 11/22/97)

1967        Nov 24, Cambodian triple agent Inchin Lam was murdered. Special Forces Captain John J. McCarthy was accused and later tried for the murder in a court in Vietnam. [see Jan 29, 1968]

1967        Nov 26, Cloudburst over Lisbon, Portugal, killed 250-450.
    (MC, 11/26/01)(AP, 11/26/02)

1967        Nov 27, The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour," album was released in Britain.
1967        Nov 27, Lyndon Johnson appointed Robert McNamara to the presidency of the World Bank. McNamara served 2 terms from 1968-1981.
    (HN, 11/27/98)(SFC, 9/28/99, p.C16)
1967        Nov 27, Charles DeGaulle vetoed Britain’s entry into the Common Market again.
    (HN, 11/27/98)
1967        Nov 27, Ettore Panizza (92), opera conductor, died.
    (MC, 11/27/01)

1967        Nov 28, Actress-model Anna Nicole Smith (d.2007) was born Vickie Lynn Hogan in Houston.
    (AP, 11/28/07)
1967        Nov 28, The first pulsating radio source (pulsar) was observed by British radio astronomers Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish. Burnell made the news public on Feb 29, 1968.

1967        Nov 29, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara announced he was leaving the Johnson administration to become president of the World Bank.
    (AP, 11/29/97)
1967        Nov 29, The British finally pulled out of Yemen, leaving Aden under National Liberation Front (NLF) control.

1967        Nov 30, The US Military Command announced that more than 15,000 Americans have been killed and more than 109,000 wounded in South Vietnam since January 1961.
    (SSFC, 11/26/17, DB p.54)
1967        Nov 30, Sen. Eugene McCarthy began a run for US presidency.
    (MC, 11/30/01)
1967        Nov 30, The People’s Republic of Yemen, comprising Aden and South Arabia, was proclaimed with Qahtan ash-Sha'abi as the country's first President.

1967        Nov, A task force from the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry, under Maj. Gilbert Dorland, fought a fierce three-day battle at Hill 63 with the North Vietnamese Army’s 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment. Early in the battle, Dorland was thrown off the APC he was riding on, and then run over by that same vehicle. Because the ground was soft and mushy, Dorland was not crushed instantly, but was injured severely and in great pain. Nonetheless, he remained in command for almost another 24 hours. He later received the Distinguished Service Cross for his heroism.
    (HNQ, 2/4/02)
1967        Nov, At SF State a dozen members of the Black Student Union stormed the offices of The Gator, the campus newspaper. They were upset over remarks against Mohammad Ali. They left the 21-year-old editor badly beaten.
    (SFEC, 3/1/98, p.W3)

1967        Dec 1, Queen Elizabeth inaugurated the 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope.
    (MC, 12/1/01)

1967        Dec 2, A San Francisco cable car careened down the steep Hyde Street hill into a station wagon, triggering a fiery explosion that injured some 39 people.
    (SSFC, 12/3/17, DB p.46)
1967        Dec 2, Cardinal Francis Spellman died in New York City at age 78.
    (AP, 12/2/97)
1967        Dec 2, In Gabon Pres. Omar Bongo began ruling upon the death of Leon M'Ba. Jacques Foccart, architect of French policy in Africa, helped to handpick Omar Bongo.
    (WSJ, 12/10/96, p.A22)(SFC, 3/20/97, p.A24)(AP, 11/30/05)

1967        Dec 3, The 20th Century Ltd., the famed luxury train, completed its final run from New York City to Chicago.
    (AP, 12/3/97)
1967        Dec 3, Surgeons in Cape Town, South Africa, led by Dr. Christiaan Barnard, performed the first human heart transplant at the Groote Shur Hospital. Louis Washkansky lived 18 days with the new heart. The first heart transplant operation in the U.S. was on December 6, 1967, in New York City.
    (AP, 12/3/97)(HNQ, 1/9/99)

1967        Dec 4, Bert Lahr (72), [Irving Lahrheim], US comic (Wizard of Oz), died.
    (MC, 12/4/01)

1967        Dec 5, Benjamin Spock and Allen Ginsberg were arrested for protesting Vietnam war.
    (MC, 12/5/01)

1967        Dec 6, Dr. Adrian Kantrowitz (1918-2008) performed the first US human heart transplant on a baby in Brooklyn, who died 6 hours later.
    (SFC, 11/21/08, p.B6)

1967        Dec 8, In the biggest battle yet in the Mekong Delta, 365 Vietcong were killed.
    (HN, 12/8/98)
1967        Dec 8, Major Robert Lawrence Jr. was killed in the crash of an F-104 fighter during a training exercise, six months after being named to the Air Force’s manned orbiting laboratory program. in 1997 he was recognized as a full-fledged astronaut, the first black astronaut.
    (SFC,12/897, p.A6)

1967        Dec 9, Nicolae Ceausescu became president (dictator) of Romania.
    (MC, 12/9/01)

1967        Dec 10, Singer Otis Redding (26) and 6 others died in the crash of his private plane in Lake Monona, Wisconsin. He had recently recorded “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay," which became a big hit in 1968.
    (SFC, 4/25/06, p.B5)(AP, 12/10/07)

1967        Dec 11, The Concorde, a joint British-French venture and the world’s first supersonic airliner, was unveiled in Toulouse, France.
    (HN, 12/11/98)

1967        Dec 12, The U.S. ended the airlift of 6,500 men in Vietnam.
    (HN, 12/12/98)

1967        Dec 14, DNA was created in a test tube.
    (MC, 12/14/01)
1967        Dec 14, Israel submitted to the United Nations a five-year plan to solve the Arab refugee problem conditioned on a general peace settlement between Israel and the Arab states.
    (AP, 12/14/02)

1967        Dec 15, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the meat bill in the presence of Upton Sinclair the author of the controversial book "The Jungle."
    (HN, 12/15/98)
1967        Dec 15, The US Age Discrimination Employment Act became public law.
1967        Dec 15, John Patler (b.1938) was convicted for the August 25 murder of George Lincoln Rockwell, head of the American Nazi Party. He was sentenced top 20 years, but served only 4 before being paroled in August, 1975.
    (AH, 2/06, p.66)
1967        Dec 15, In Point Pleasant, West Virginia, it took less than 30 seconds for the Silver Bridge to tumble into the Ohio River, killing 46 people and leaving towns on either side stunned and bereft. The bridge had linked Point Pleasant and Kanauga, Ohio, since 1928.
    (AP, 12/15/07)

1967        Dec 17, Australia’s PM Harold Holt (59) plunged into the surf at Victoria during a stroll on the beach and vanished. In 2005 a coroner officially confirmed that Holt had drowned.
    (SFEM, 10/11/98, p.26)(AP, 9/2/05)

1967        Dec 20, Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick formed the rock group Jethro Tull.
    (MC, 12/20/01)
1967        Dec 20, "Graduate," starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, premiered.
    (MC, 12/20/01)
1967        Dec 20, Some 474,300 US soldiers were stationed in Vietnam.
    (MC, 12/20/01)

1967        Dec 21, Louis Washkansky (55) died in South Africa 18 days after undergoing the 1st heart transplant.
    (AP, 12/3/97)(HNQ, 1/9/99)

1967        Dec 22, In San Francisco Bobby Seale, chairman of the Black Panthers, spoke at Hunters Point atop the sound truck of the Peace and Freedom Party and urged Negroes to buy guns.
    (SSFC, 12/17/17, p.50)

1967        Dec 23, President Johnson, on his way home from a visit to Southeast Asia, held an unprecedented meeting with Pope Paul VI at the Vatican.
    (AP, 12/23/07)
1967        Dec 23, US Navy SEALs were ambushed during an operation southeast of Saigon.
    (HN, 12/23/98)

1967        Dec 24, Burt Baskin (b.1913) co-founder of the Baskins-Robbins ice cream chain, died. He and Irvine Robbins (1917-2008) had become partners in 1948.
    (WSJ, 5/10/08, p.A8)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burt_Baskin)
1967        Dec 24, Greek Junta freed ex-Premier Papandreou.
    (HN, 12/24/98)

1967        Dec 26, The BBC broadcasted the Beatle’s "Magical Mystery Tour."
    (MC, 12/26/01)
1967        Dec 26, Atlantic Richfield oil workers struck oil on Alaska’s North Slope at Prudhoe Bay.
    (AH, 10/04, p.42)

1967        Dec 27, Singer Bob Dylan (b.1941 as Robert Allen Zimmerman) released his "John Wesley Harding" album.

1967        Dec 29, Star Trek's "Trouble With Tribbles" 1st aired.
    (MC, 12/29/01)
1967        Dec 29, Paul Whiteman (77), US orchestra leader (Fabulous Dorseys), died.
    (MC, 12/29/01)
1967        Dec 29, Jirisan became South Korea’s first and largest national park. It was home to the highest peak on the South Korean mainland. By 2020 South Korea's 22 national parks welcomed around 45 million visitors every year.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_parks_of_South_Korea)(Econ., 12/19/20, p.65)
1967        Dec 29, A Turkish-Cypriot government formed in Cyprus.
    (MC, 12/29/01)

1967        Dec 30, Beatles' "Hello Goodbye," single went #1 for 3 weeks.
    (MC, 12/30/01)
1967        Dec 30, Bert Berns (b.1929), American songwriter and record producer, died in NYC. He made numerous contributions to popular music, including "Twist and Shout", "Piece of My Heart", "Brown Eyed Girl" (as a producer), "Here Comes the Night", "Hang On Sloopy", "Under the Boardwalk" and "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love". In 2017 the documentary “Bang: The Bert Berns Story" was produced under the direction of his son, Brett Berns, and Bob Sarles.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bert_Berns)(SFC, 5/11/17, p.E5)
1967        Dec 30, India passed its Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). It allowed the state to label and ban groups as terrorist. An amendment in 2019 empowered the government to designate any individual as a terrorist.   
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unlawful_Activities_(Prevention)_Act)(Econ., 11/28/20, p.19)

1967        Dec 31, Evel Knievel (1938-2007) failed in his attempt to jump Caesar's Palace Fountain.

1967        Dec, In Greece the military junta crushed an attempted counter rebellion led by King Constantine. The Royal family fled the country and Colonel George Papadopoulos emerged as the junta leader.
    (SFC, 6/28/99, p.A19)
1967        Dec, In Vietnam Charlie Liteky (d.2017) dragged more than 20 of his injured fellow servicemen after his company came under attack in Bien Hoa province. A year later Pres. Johnson awarded Liteky the Medal of Honor. In July, 1986, he returned his medal in a letter to Pres. Reagan in protest of Reagan’s military policy in Latin America.
    (SFC, 1/23/17, p.C2)

1967        Francis Bacon painted "Portrait of George Dyer."
    (WSJ, 11/13/98, p.W16)

1967        Trudy Baker, Rachel Jones and Donald Bain authored “Coffee, Tea or Me: The Uninhibited Memoirs of Two Airline Stewardesses." The pseudonymous author turned out to be a male airline publicist.
    (http://tinyurl.com/33hh6e)(Econ, 5/5/07, p.105)

1967        Stephen Birmingham (1929-2015) authored “Our Crowd: The Great Jewish Families of New York."
    (SFC, 11/25/15, p.D10)

1967        Robert Capon (1925-2013), Episcopalian theologian and food writer, authored “Supper of the Lamb," a metaphysical treatise on cooking.
    (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Farrar_Capon)(Econ, 9/21/13, p.102)

1967        Marcel Duchamp wrote his piece "Paragraphs on Conceptual Art" for Artforum magazine.
    (SFEM, 1/12/97, BR  p.7)

1967        Olafur Eliasson, artist, was born in Denmark to Icelandic parents. He later created 121ethiopia.org, a charitable organization to finance orphanages in Ethiopia.
    (Econ, 10/6/07, p.100)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%93lafur_El%C3%ADasson)

1967        Michael Bar-Zohar authored "The Avengers." It covered the story of Holocaust survivors who formed a death squad after World War II to take revenge on their Nazi persecutors. One operation included attempts to poison hundreds of SS officers imprisoned after the war by the Americans at Dachau and Nuremberg in Germany. The group's 40 or so members were largely Jews who had not been sent to concentration camps and spent the war fighting Nazis.
    (AP, 12/23/05)

1967        John Gregory Dunne (1932-2003) authored "Delano," an account of the California grape strike.
    (SFC, 1/1/04, p.A23)

1967        Don Fabun authored "The Dynamics of Change."
    (SFEC, 12/19/99, Z1 p.3)

1967        Robert M. Fogelson authored “The Fragmented Metropolis: Los Angeles: 1850-1930."
    (Econ, 5/7/11, p.34)

1967        Fred W. Friendly, TV producer, published "Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control."
    (SFC, 3/5/98, p.A24)

1967        Herbert Gans (b.1927), German-born American sociologist, authored “The Levittowners." It was based on several years of participant-observation in New Jersey's Levitt-built suburb in Willingboro, observing how a set of new homeowners came together to establish the community's formal and informal organizations.
    (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_J._Gans)(Econ, 7/2/16, p.54)

1967        Prof. Charles M. Hardin (1908-1997) wrote "Food and Fiber in the National Politics."
    (SFC, 7/4/97, p.E2)

1967        S.E. Hinton authored “The Outsiders," her 1st novel. In 1983 a film version starred Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, and Tom Cruise. It was directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Fred Roos.
    (SFC, 9/20/05, p.E1)(www.sehinton.com/bio/)

1967        Robert Katz (d.2010 at 77), American writer and historian, authored "Death in Rome." It was a meticulous reconstruction of an infamous 1944 Nazi massacre. A subsequent movie based on it, called "Massacre in Rome," stirred controversy because it suggested Pope Pius XII did not intervene to stop the massacre even though he knew about the Nazis' plans.
    (AP, 10/21/10)

1967        Milan Kundera’s 1st novel, "The Joke," was published in Czechoslovakia under the title "Zert."
    (SSFC, 11/3/02, p.M3)

1967        Dr. Joseph Leighton (d.1999 at 77) authored the textbook "The Spread of Cancer."
    (SFC, 6/11/99, p.D6)

1967        Denise Levertov (d.1997 at 74) published her volume of verse: "The Sorrow Dance," on sorrow for the Vietnam war and the death of her sister.
    (SFC,12/23/97, p.D4)

1967        Margaret Lovett (b.1910), English writer, authored "The Great and Terrible Quest," a children's historical novel set in medieval Italy.
    (Econ, 8/30/03, p.62)

1967        "Aging And Mental Disorder" by Marjorie Fiske Lowenthal was published by Jossey-Bass Inc., which was founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Allen Jossey Bass (1928-1996).

1967        Norman Mailer (1923-2007), American writer, authored “Why Are We in Vietnam."
    (SSFC, 11/11/07, p.A7)

1967        The book "A Hundred Years of Solitude," by Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez (b.1927), was published in Spanish.

1967        The book “The Medium is the Message" was written by Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore, and coordinated by Jerome Agel. A typesetter’s error retitled the book “The Medium Is the Massage."
    (www.marshallmcluhan.com/pub.html)(WSJ, 1/21/06, p.P11)

1967        "The Naked Ape" by Desmond Morris was published.
    (GQ, Summer ‘96, p.22)

1967        Anthony Nutting published "No End of a Lesson" which explained why he quit his British government position during the 1956 Suez crises.
    (SFC, 2/26/99, p.A25)

1967        Emil Petaja (d.2000 at 85), American science fiction writer, authored "Lord of the Green Planet." His 13 novels included a series based on the Kalevala, a Finnish epic poem. These included "Saga of Lost Earth" and "Tramontane."
    (SFC, 8/19/00, p.A19)

1967        Norman Podhoretz, editor of Commentary, authored "Making It," the first volume of a 3 part series of his memoirs.
    (SFEC, 3/28/99, BR p.8)

1967        The travel book "Dublin: A Portrait" by V.A. Pritchett was published.
    (SFC, 3/22/97, p.A21)

1967        Carleton Putnam (d.1998) wrote his book: "Race and Reality." It was a sequel to his earlier book "Race and Reason" where he argued that the Negro race could not hold a candle to the white race in the personal characteristics that produced the glories of the Western civilization.
    (SFC, 3/17/98, p.A20)

1967        Chih-Han Sah (d.1997 at 62), theoretical mathematician, published his text on algebraic number theory: "Abstract Algebra."
    (SFC, 8/19/97, p.A20)

1967        Thomas Savage (d.2003 at 88), Western novelist, authored "The Power of the Dog."
    (SFC, 8/25/03, p.B4)

1967        "The Candlesticks and the Cross" by Ruth Freeman Solomon (1908-1996) was published. It was the first book of a trilogy based on her father’s family in pre-Revolutionary Russia. The sequels "The Eagle and the Dove" and "Two Lives, Two Lands" were later published. Her 4th novel was "The Ultimate Triumph."
    (SFC, 8/16/96, p.A26)

1967        Charles Plunket Bourchier Taylor (1935-1997), Beijing correspondent for the Globe & Mail, published "Reporter in Red China."
    (G&M, 7/31/97, p.A20)

1958        Telford Taylor published "The Breaking Wave." He helped write the rules for Nuremberg Trials.
    (SFC, 5/26/98, p.B2)

1967        Hunter Thompson authored "Hells Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga." Sonny Barger, founder of the Angels, co-wrote his auto-biography in 2000 with Kent and Keith Zimmerman.
    (SFC, 6/10/00, p.B1)

1967        The lead role in "Prodigal Prince" by Geoffrey Holder was created for dancer Miguel Godreau (1947-1996) of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
    (SFC, 9/2/96, p.A20)

1967        The play "The Killing of Sister George" by Frank Marcus starred Beryl Reid (1920-1996) in London.
    (SFC, 10/15/96, p.A19)

1967        The play "Fortune and Men’s Eyes" by John Herbert (d.2001 at 75), Canadian playwright, was produced off Broadway. It provided a glimpse of sexual struggles behind prison doors.
    (SFC, 6/29/01, p.D5)

1967        The opera "Mourning Becomes Electra" premiered at the NYC Metropolitan Opera House. It was composed by Martin David Levy and Henry Butler (d.1998 at 79) wrote the libretto.
    (SFC, 8/11/98, p.B2)(WSJ, 10/21/98, p.A20)

1967        Frank Pacelli spent 13 years (1967-1980) on The TV show "Days of Our Lives." He then moved on to "The Young and the Restless."
    (SFC, 3/15/97, p.A19)

1967        The Biograph movie theater opened in Washington DC. For the next 29 years it featured film classics and a broad ranging repertoire of film.
    (WP, 6/29/96, p.F1)

1967        The film “Titicut Follies" was directed by Frederick Wiseman. It was banned by the Massachusetts Supreme Court for its stark portrayal of inmate conditions in Bridgewater, Mass.
    (WSJ, 11/11/06, p.P2)

1967        Glen Campbell made a hit with "Gentle On My Mind," written by John Hartford (d.2001 at 63).
    (SFC, 6/6/01, p.A19)

1967        Bob Dylan and The Band recorded "The Basement Tapes" in West Saugerties, N.Y., in a ranch house dubbed Big Pink, rented by Rick Danko (d.1999). In 1997 Greil Marcus, wrote "Invisible Republic," an exploration of the recordings. Other band members included Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson and Levon Helm.
    (SFEC, 5/25/97, DB p.52)(SFC, 12/1/97, p.E4)(WSJ, 12/15/99, p.A20)

1967        The 5th Dimension released the Jimmy Webb tune "Up, Up and Away." The group included Ron Townson (d.2001 ay 68), Florence LaRue, Marilyn McCoo, and Billy Davis.
    (SFC, 8/4/01, p.E2)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Up,_Up_and_Away)

1967        The Four Tops sang "Bernadette."
    (SFC, 11/12/02, p.D8)

1967        Aretha Franklin (b.1942) recorded "Chain of Fools."
1967        Aretha Franklin (b.1942) sang "Respect," "Baby I Love You" and "I Never Love a Man (the Way I Love You)."
    (SSFC, 6/30/02, Par p.30)

1967        Arlo Guthrie recorded the 18.5 minute ballad "Alice’s Restaurant." It was about his arrest for dumping garbage that had piled up at the former Episcopal Church where Alice and Ray Brock lived in Great Barrington, Mass. Guthrie bought the building in 1991 for $300,000 and set up a foundation to promote understanding among religious traditions. "It’s a bring your own god church."
    (SFC, 1/5/02, p.A2)

1967        The Irish Rovers released their album “The Unicorn." They had formed in Canada and released their album in California.

1967        Sly & the Family Stone released the first of their 8 albums. The group was led by Sylvester Stewart, aka Sly Stone, an African American from Vallejo, Ca. In 2008 Jeff Kaliss authored “I Want To Take You Higher: The Life and Times of Sly & the Family Stone."
    (SFC, 11/24/08, p.E2)

1967        Zal Yanovsky (d.2002 at 57) left the Lovin’ Spoonful. The group’s hits had included "Do You Believe in Magic" and "Summer in the City."
    (SFC, 12/17/02, p.A23)

1967        The rock group Moby Grape made its debut album "Moby Grape."
    (SFC, 6/29/96, p.E1)

1967        Procol Harum’s "A Whiter Shade of Pale" became a psychedelic classic. It was later voted one of the greatest pop songs of all time. In 2006 the High Court in London awarded organist Matthew Fisher a 40% right to the song. Singer Gary Brooker had claimed he was the sole writer.
    (AFP, 12/20/06)

1967        Grace Slick and the Jefferson Airplane (b.1965) burst out of SF with their songs "Somebody To Love" and "White Rabbit." In 1998 Slick and Andrea Cagan wrote "Somebody To Love? A Rock-and-Roll Memoir." A 1980 biography of Slick was written by Barbara Rowe of the NY Times. In 2003 Jeff Tamarkin authored "Got a Revolution: The Turbulent Flight of Jefferson Airplane."
    (SFEC, 9/6/98, BR p.3)(SSFC, 6/22/03, p.M6)

1967        "Songs of Granite and Men" by SF composer Walter Tolleson (d. 1997 at 72) was performed at Carnegie Hall.
    (SFC,10/31/97, p.A24)

1967        Gladys Knight and the Pips, already an established singing group, joined the Motown record label. Their hits included "I Heard It Through the Grapevine." In 1997 Gladys Knight wrote "Between Each Line of Pain and Glory: My Life Story."
    (SFC,11/19/97, p.E4)

1967        Miriam Makeba (1932-2008), South African folk singer and anti-apartheid activist, released her hit single “Pata Pata."
    (SFC, 11/11/08, p.B5)

1967        The Miracles sang "I Second That Emotion."
    (SFC, 11/12/02, p.D8)

1967        In Cuba the Orquesta de Musica Moderna, a government sponsored group, was formed. It was the basis for the later jazz group Irakere.
    (SFC, 6/16/96, BR p.42)

1967        Rod Stewart emerged as the vocal sensation in the Jeff Beck Group.
    (USAT, 3/24/99, p.5E)

1967        The Supremes sang "Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone" and "The Happening."
    (SFC, 11/12/02, p.D8)

1967        The rock group Traffic was founded by drummer Jim Capaldi (1945-2005), keyboardist Winwood, guitarist Dave Mason and saxophonist-flutist Chris Wood.
    (SFC, 2/1/05, p.B9)

1967        Jackie Wilson sang "Higher and Higher."
    (SFC, 11/12/02, p.D8)

1967        Charles Kurault, CBS TV correspondent, drove off in a motor home and began documenting stories of life in America for “On the Road."
    (SSFC, 7/20/14, p.L4)

c1967    John Portman designed the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, the first with a large atrium-style lobby.
    (WSJ, 2/21/97, p.B1)

1967        In Maryland developer James W. Rouse started the town of Columbia, an experiment in urban idealism.
    (WSJ, 4/5/08, p.A1)

1967        Reinhard Bonnke, founder of the Frankfurt-based Christ for All Nations, began delivering his evangelism in Africa after a vision he had of the continent being washed by the blood of Jesus.
    (SFC, 11/4/96, p.A12)

1967        A statue of Juan Bautista de Anza was given to SF from the governor of the Mexican state of Sonora.
    (SFC, 7/18/01, p.A21)
1967        Mirella Freni and Luciano Pavarotti made their SF Opera debuts in "La Boheme."
    (SFEC, 8/17/97, DB p.45)
1967        In San Francisco One Maritime Plaza, a 25-story tower, opened on Front Street as the Alcoa Building. It featured a 5-story grid of aluminum X-braces.
    (SFC, 2/11/03, p.A15)(SSFC, 10/17/10, p.C2)
1967        The SF Excelsior Library was built. It was remodeled in 2005.
    (SFC, 5/6/05, p.F1)
1967        Geneva Towers, twin-20-story buildings, were built as private housing at 1001 Sunnydale Ave, SF. Section 8 tenants were attracted when the buildings failed to get sufficient middle-income renters. The units developed into a center for dope-dealing and violence. They were imploded in 1998.
    (SFC, 5/16/98, p.A15)
1967        The ACT Theater settled in at the Geary Theater in SF. The American Conservatory Theater was founded by William Ball in 1965 in Pittsburgh.
    (SFEC, 3/8/98, p.W29)
1967        The Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA) was founded as an auxiliary of the SF MOMA.
    (SFEM, 2/28/99, p.4)
1967        The 18th Street gang of Los Angeles formed about this time.
    (SFC, 8/30/97, p.A7)
1967        In Oakland, Ca., H. James Schlader (d.1010 at 96) and his wife, Harriet, co-founded the Woodminster Summer Musicals at the WPA-built Woodminster Amphitheater in Joaquin Miller Park.
    (SFC, 5/14/10, p.C6)
1967        Flower children made The Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco their epicenter.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1967)
1967        The Rathayatra Chariot Festival, an ancient summer tribute to Lord Krishna, was held in SF and began a long tradition.
    (SFC, 8/122/96, p.A19)
1967        "The Love Book" by beat poet Lenore Kandel was the last volume of poetry dragged into court in SF for obscenity charges.
    (SFC, 8/15/97, p.A21)
1967        Janice Joplin moved to SF to a Victorian house at 122 Lyon near Oak after tiring of commune life in Marin with her band, Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was evicted in 1968 over a dispute about her dog. In 1999 the house next door at 124 Lyon was converted to the Oak Street House rehab center for mothers and their babies.
    (SFC, 5/20/99, p.A17,21)(SFC, 5/21/99, p.A17)
1967        The SF Zen Center opened Zen Heart-Mind Temple, the first Zen monastery outside Asia, at the former Tassajara Hot Springs in the Ventana Wilderness east of Big Sur. In 2011 Colleen Morton Busch authored “Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire at the Gates of Tassajara."
    (SSFC, 7/10/11, p.G1)   
1967        Dr. David E. Smith founded the SF Free Clinic. The first clinic opened at 509 Clayton St. with $500 in seed money from Rev. Leon Harris, pastor of All Saints Episcopal Church. The facility spawned a nationwide movement.
    (SFC, 6/7/97, p.A16)
1967        In SF Joseph Caporale (1910-1996) and Frank Sarubei opened Capp’s Corner at Powell and Green Sts.
    (SFC, 12/24/96, p.A16)
1967        In SF Frederick Walter Kuh (d.1997) bought the Tivoli Italian bistro on Grant Ave. from Nick Finocchio and renamed it the Savoy Tivoli. Kuh sold the place in 1983.
    (SFC,11/12/97, p.A22)
1967        In SF the Tadich Grill moved from Clay St. to 240 California St.
    (SFC, 10/8/97, Z1 p.7)
1967        Joe Coulombe (1930-2020) opened his first Trader Joe's grocery store in Pasadena, Ca.. He sold the chain to German retailer Aldi in 1979, but remianed CEO until 1988.
    (SSFC, 3/1/20, p.A9)

1967        Ashleigh Brilliant began to copyright pithy mottoes for a living. By 1997 he had copyrighted 7,540 aphorisms which he licensed for postcards, T-shirts and other products. "Fundamentally, there may be no basis for anything."
    (WSJ, 1/27/97, p.B1)

1967        The American Film Institute was founded.
    (SFEC, 12/1/96, p.B1)

1967        Writer Cleveland Amory (d.1998) founded The Fund for Animals in NYC.
    (SFC, 10/16/98, p.D4)

1967        Chuck Carpy (1928-1996) founded the Freemark Abbey Winery in Napa Valley. He later founded Rutherford Hill Winery (1976) and the Napa Valley Bank (1982).
    (SFC, 8/21/96, p.A20)
1967        Donn Chappellet (1931-2016) founded his Chappellet winery and built it into one of Napa Valley’s most acclaimed brands.
    (SFC, 5/25/16, p.D5)

1967        Rick Klein, the son of a Pittsburgh physician, took his $50,000 inheritance and bought 100 acres near Taos, N.M. where he founded New Buffalo. It became a commune that was used by the likes of Timothy Leary, Ram Dass (aka Richard Alpert), Dennis Hopper, and was the model for the commune in the film Easy Rider. Klein later converted the facility to a Bed & Breakfast Inn.
    (SFC, 12/10/95, p.T-9)

1967        Dennis Pulestin (d.2001 at 95) helped found the Environmental Defense Fund to fight DDT spraying and to campaign for better environmental protection.
    (SSFC, 6/17/01, p.A27)

1967        The World Intellectual Property Organization was founded.
    (Wired, 3/97, p.61)

1967        Board sailing was invented in Southern California.
    (Sp., 5/96, p.104)

1967        William Vaughan Shaw (d.1997 at 73), architect, won the Prix di Rome for his environmental design.
    (SFC, 7/15/97, p.A18)

1967        John Fulton (d.1998 at 65), American professional bullfighter, was confirmed in his ranking by Madrid’s renowned Las Ventas bullring. He later did illustrations for Michener’s "Miracle in Seville" and wrote a primer on how to be a matador titled "Bullfighting."
    (SFEC, 2/22/98, p.D8)

1967        Monroe "Bud" Karmin (e.1999 at 69) won a Pulitzer Prize in journalism for an expose of Mafia dominance in gambling in the Bahamas.
    (SFC, 1/18/99, p.A21)

1967        Miguel A. Asturias (1899-1974) of Guatemala won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
    (AP, 10/8/09))(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miguel_%C3%81ngel_Asturias)
1967        Hans Bethe (1906-2005), German-born peace worker and physicist, won the Nobel Prize for explaining how the sun and stars generate energy.
    (SFC, 3/8/05, p.B5)
1967        George Wald (d.1997 at 90),  won a Nobel Prize for his work on the biochemistry of vision. As a National Research Council fellow in Germany in 1932 he helped discover Vitamin A in the retina and retinol as a component of the visual cycle.
    (SFC, 4/14/97, p.A19)

1967        Thich Nhat Hanh of Vietnam was nominated by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. for the Nobel Peace Prize. No winner was selected in this year.
    (SFC, , Z1 p.3)

1967        Irish writer Erskine Childers joined the United Nations. He later wrote "A World of Leadership: Tomorrow’s United Nations" with Sir Brian Urquhart.
    (SFC, 4/9/96, p.A17)

1967        Pres. Johnson began the practice of placing a wreath on the graves of deceased presidents on their birthdays.
    (SFC, 12/30/98, p.A5)

1967        The government WIN program, work incentive, mandated job training for some welfare recipients.
    (SFEC, 1/5/97, zone 1 p.5)

1967        The President’s Crime Commission recommended the creation of a single national number for emergency phone calls. ATT reserved 911 in 1968.
    (WSJ, 1/9/97, p.A8)

1967        The US government announced that all silver coins would be withdrawn from circulation

1967        The US Supreme Court capped Illinois’s diversion of water from Lake Michigan at 2.1 billion gallons each day.
    (Econ, 5/22/10, p.36)

1967        The US CIA put Manuel Antonio Noriega on its payroll and continued paying him to 1988. During Ronald Reagan’s presidency (1981-1989) Noriega was an invaluable conduit of cash and weapons to the Nicaragua contras.
    (Econ 6/3/17, p.82)

1967        The US introduced the concept of the SDR (special drawing right) as an alternative to the dollar and gold as an int'l. reserve currency to finance global trade.
    (SSFC, 8/31/03, p.A29)

1967        The US Army Corps of Engineers sought to keep the San Pedro Dam in northern California about 35% empty to catch flood waters. Local interests favored a fuller dam for irrigation water and power and a 17% figure was settled.
    (SFEC, 3/3/97, p.A8)
1967        Ray Knisley, owner of Camp Richardson at Lake Tahoe, Ca., deeded the land to the government to keep it out of the hands of developers. It was initially developed by entrepreneur Alonzo Richardson in 1924, who in 1921 had begun ferrying guests between Placerville and Lake Tahoe in his fleet of Pierce Arrow touring cars.
    (SSFC, 8/31/08, p.E6)

1967        The USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier was christened by 9-year-old Caroline Kennedy.
    (WSJ, 8/22/96, p.A12)

1967        Sidney Gottlieb (1918-1999) rose to the top of the technical services division of the CIA. For 22 years he experimented with LSD and participated in the MKULTRA program of secret experiments with mind-altering drugs.

1967        Robert Lipka, a National Security Agency clerk at Fort Meade, Md., from 1964-1967, passed documents to Soviet agents thought to contain descriptions of US troop movements, NATO communications, and NSA electronic eavesdropping targets. His meetings with Russians continued on and off until 1974. He was arrested by the FBI in 1996. His indictment said he received $27,000 for his alleged espionage. He pleaded guilty to one charge of espionage in 1997 in exchange for a prison term not to exceed 18 years.
    (WSJ, 2/26/96, p.A-1)(WSJ, 11/21/96, p.A19)(SFC, 5/24/97, p.A7)

1967        The IRS began arguing that the Church of Scientology should loose its tax-exempt status because it was a for-profit business that enriched its church officials. The case was settled on Oct 1, 1993.
    (WSJ, 12/30/97, p.A12)

1967        The California Supreme Court ruled that a city could not prohibit nondisruptive political activity inside a railroad station.
    (SFC, 8/15/11, p.A1)
1967        In Marin County, California, Donald McCoy (1932-2004), a houseboat developer, used inheritance money to lease a 700-acre estate at Rancho Olompoli and recruited others, including activist Frank Cerda (1913-2007), to join him at a 22-room mansion there. Commune leaders became known as “the Chosen Family."
    (SSFC, 10/24/04, p.B7)(SFC, 8/4/07, p.B5)(SFC, 1/14/09, p.B12)

1967        Stew Albert (1939-2006) co-founded the anti-establishment Youth International Party, Yippies along with Jerry Rubin and Abbie Hoffman. In 2004 Albert authored the memoir “Who the Hell Is Stew Albert."
    (SSFC, 10/10/04, p.M2)(SFC, 2/1/06, p.B7)

1967        Colorado’s Rep. Gov. John Love signed a bill making his state the first to loosen restrictions on abortion.
    (SFC, 4/26/17, p.A4)

1967        Blacks rioted in Newark and Detroit. In Detroit the riots lasted 8 days and 40 people died and 2,000 were injured.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1967)

1967        Eight Mississippi Klan members were convicted of federal conspiracy in the murders of three civil rights workers with the testimony of Delmar Dennis.
    (SFC, 6/5/96, p.C5)

1967        Nebraska stopped offering final salary pensions to new hires.
    (Econ, 7/27/13, p.9)

1967        Texas increased oil production to soften the blow of the Arab oil embargo following Israel’s 6-day war.
    (Econ, 2/15/14, p.23)

1967        JanSport, a maker of backpacks, was founded in Seattle, Wa., by Skip Yowell (1946-2015) and Murray Pletz.
    (SFC, 10/21/15, p.D8)

1967        Stokely Carmichael became honorary prime minister of the Black Panthers.
    (SFC, 11/16/98, p.A7)

1967        The US Board of Geographic Names banned the word "Jap" from appearing on any federal map.
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, p.A20)

1967        Raymond Hurlbert (1902-1996) helped persuade Congress to pass the Public Broadcasting Act.
    (SFC, 11/13/96, p.C3)

1967        Muriel Siebert became the first woman to own a seat on the NY stock exchange.
    (WSJ, 1/11/99, p.R42)

1967        AMC installed a buzzer in its cars warning drivers if their lights were left on.
    (WSJ, 6/19/96, Adv. Supl)

1967        Robert Kearns (1928-2005) patented automobile intermittent windshield wipers.
    (SFC, 3/2/05, p.B7)

1967        James M. Roche (d.2004) became chairman and CEO of General Motors. He stepped down as chairman in 1971.
    (SFC, 6/8/04, B7)

1967        James Whitman McLamore and Dave Edgarton sold Burger King to Pillsbury. Pillsbury later sold it to Britain’s Grand Metropolitan PLC.
    (SFC, 8/10/96, p.A20)

1967        The California Packing Co. (Calpak) changed its name to Del Monte.
    (SFC, 3/1/97, p.B1)(SSFC, 10/3/04, p.J1)

1967        Gablinger’s beer, named after Swiss chemist Hersch Gablinger, was launched by Rheingold Breweries. Joseph Owades (1919-2005, brewmaster, developed the process to remove starch from beer and gave the formula to Meister Brau. The product failed but Meister Brau was sold to Miller Brewing. Miller successfully marketed the beer as Miller Lite.
    (www.ereader.com/product/book/excerpt/17067)(SFC, 12/20/05, p.B7)

1967        William F. Farah (d.1998 at 78) took his family clothing business public as Farah Inc. A 22 month strike later forced him to recognize the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union.
    (SFC, 3/13/98, p.D2)

1967        Warner Brothers Corp. was acquired by Canadian-based Seven Arts Productions and became Warner-Seven Arts.
    (WSJ, 1/11/00, p.B1)

1967        IBM opened a plant in Austin, Texas, to make Selectric typewriters. The plant moved on to make mainframe circuit boards, terminals and eventually personal computers.
    (Econ, 9/23/06, p.74)

1967        Robert Kearns patented the intermittent windshield wiper. He later sued Ford Motor Co. and settled for 33 cents for every one of 20 million Ford cars sold with the device.
    (WSJ, 7/26/99, p.A22)

1967        Stanley Milgram, American social scientist, conducted an experiment in Omaha, Nebraska, that showed there were but six degrees of separation between any two people there. In 2011 a Facebook analysis found that on average 4.7 hops could link any two people on the social networking site via mutual friends.
    (Economist, 9/1/12, TQ p.8)

1967        Steven Weinberg, physicist at MIT, published a paper showing that gauge theories could describe the real world if the effects of spontaneous symmetry-breaking are taken into account. A few months later the same discovery was made independently by Abdus Salam (1916-1990) in London.
    (JST-TMC, 1983, p.99)
1967        Dr. Ervin Hulet (d.2010 at 84) discovered the heavy nucleus of mendelevium 258.
    (SFC, 7/3/10, p.C4)

1967        The first neutrino detector was built in South Dakota. It was designed to capture solar neutrinos with energies on the order of millions of electron volts.
    (PacDis, Spring/'94, p. 40)

1967        The Becton Dickinson plant in Holdredge, Nebraska, began manufacturing insulin syringes.
    (BD Calendar, 7/97)

1967        The first successful heart transplant was performed in South Africa.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1967)

1967        The AMA unanimously adopted a resolution asking syringe manufacturers to market designs that would prevent reuse.
    (SFC, 10/27/98, p.A5)

1967        Robert Mishell (1934-2008), immunologist, discovered how to grow antibodies in a petri dish using air with 7% oxygen rather than the usual 20%. This later led to the discovery of T cells, B cells and other components of the immune system.
    (SFC, 4/5/08, p.B3)

1967        The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a global plan to eradicate smallpox by extensive vaccination. By 1980 the virus was extinct except for some lab specimens.
    (ON, 9/01, p.2)

1967        Syukuro Manabe and Richard Wetherald of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Lab. in Princeton, New Jersey, performed one of the first serious computer analysis of the climate using computers. Later GCMs (global circulation models) reached wide use.
    (NOHY, 3/90, p.59)

1967        Simon Sze and Dawon Kahng, researchers at Bell Labs in New Jersey, devised a new semiconductor memory device in which information could be stored and updated, and which was non-volatile. It retained its contents even after it was turned off.
    (Econ, 3/11/06, Survey p.26)

1967        Jocelyn Bell, research student at Cambridge discovered objects in the sky emitting regular pulses of radio waves, later named pulsars. Fast-spinning pulsars rotate at 50,000 rpm.
    (BHT, Hawking, p.93)(NH, 3/97, p.70)

1967        A cosmic gamma ray burster was first detected by a fleet of American spy satellites called Vela Hotel. The satellites had been flying over the poles since 1963 to make sure the Soviets were not conducting illegal nuclear tests in outer space.
    (SFC, 3/26/99, p.A2)(SFC, 11/5/99, p.D7)

1967        U Thant, the UN secretary-general from Burma, began an archeological project in Nepal that in 1996 claimed to discover the birthplace of Siddartha, the monk Buddha.
    (WSJ, 2/6/96, p.A-11)

1967        The US declared the eagle an endangered species.
    (SFC, 6/18/99, p.A3)

1967        In Livermore a small amount of plutonium accidentally leaked out of the Lawrence Livermore Lab. and into the sewer system. The sewer sludge was sold to Tri-Valley residents as a soil conditioner for gardens and lawns. The 4.2-acre Big Trees Park later tested higher than background for plutonium but experts assured residents that there was no real danger.
    (SFC, 2/27/98, p.A22)

1967        Surveyor 5 landed on the moon at the Sea of Tranquility with an alpha-scattering spectrometer to analyze the surface elements. The device was made by Prof. Anthony L. Turkevich (1916-2002).
    (SFC, 9/23/02, p.B5)

1967        Three US astronauts died when their capsule caught fire on the ground.
    (TMC, 1994, p.1967)

1967        Charles Burchfield, artist, died at 73. He spent most of his time on the outskirts of Buffalo. His work included the watercolor "New Moon in January" (1918) and "Wind Blown Asters" (1951).
    (WSJ, 6/20/97, p.A16)

1967        David Burliuk, Russian artist, died. His work included "A Cup of Sake" (1921), which fetched $60,375 for the IRS in a 2003 auction.
    (SSFC, 2/2/03, Par p.A19)

1967        Donald Ewen Cameron (b.1901), Scottish-born professor of neurology and psychology, died. After WWII Cameron worked at the Albany State Medical School. Cameron developed the theory that mental patients could be cured by treatment that erased existing memories and by rebuilding the psyche completely.

1967        J. Frank Duryea (1869-1967) died. He and his brother Charles were the first to successfully build a gasoline-engine motor vehicle in 1893 in Springfield, Mass.
    (WSJ, 6/19/96, Adv. Supl)

1967        Brian Epstein, the manager of the Beatles, died of a drug overdose.
    (SFC, 12/1/01, p.D1)

1967        Varian Fry died. He had helped some 2,000 refugees escape from Nazi-occupied France from 1941-1942.
    (SFC, 3/9/98, p.C2)

1967        Aisingyoro Henry Puyi, the last emperor of China, Xuantong, died of cancer. Official reports say his death occurred while under persecution from ultra-leftists of the Cultural Revolution.
    (SFC, 6/11/97, p.C16)

1967        Billy Strayhorn, jazz pianist and composer, died. of esophageal cancer at age 51. His biography: Lush Life, A Biography of Billy Strayhorn was written in 1996 by David Hajdu. He wrote "Take the A Train."
    (SFEC, 8/11/96, DB, p.52)

1967          In Albania the Hoxha regime conducted a violent campaign to extinguish religious life; by year's end over two thousand religious buildings were closed or converted to other uses. Albania was declared "the world's first atheist country," religious leaders were imprisoned and executed.
    (www, Albania, 1998)(USAT, 2/11/97, p.5A)(WA, 1997, CD)

1967        In Anguilla locals burned down Government House and declared their independence from St. Kitts & Nevis. Britain sent 300 troops followed by police to quell the rebellion.
    (Econ, 5/26/07, p.38)

1967        In Belgium 323 people perished in a fire in a Brussels department store.
    (AP, 8/7/09)

1967        Diamonds were discovered in Botswana. It was later thought that the deposits would run out by 2030.
    (Econ, 10/24/09, p.59)

1967        Fernando Henrique Cardoso (b.1931) authored “Dependency and Development in Latin America." Cardoso later served as president of Brazil.
    (WSJ, 4/6/06, p.D8)
1967        Singer-songwriter Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil founded the tropicalista (tropicalismo) movement. It was a group of singers, artists and radicals that turned Brazilian culture inside out. They began experimenting with electric instruments and the rhythms of rock, but in 1970 the military regime sent them into exile in Europe. In 1997 Caetano Veloso authored "Tropical Truth: A Story of Music and Revolution in Brazil." An English translation was made in 2002.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, DB p.58)(Wired, 2/98, p.129)(SSFC, 11/3/02, p.M3)
1967        Brazil passed legislation stipulating that journalists must obtain a diploma and register with the labor ministry, in order to prevent troublemakers from voicing their opinions. In the name of national security, legislation censored news media, composers, playwrights and writers and allowed for the seizure of publications. In 2009 Brazil’s Supreme Court struck down the press censorship legislation.
    (Econ, 10/25/08, p.48)(AP, 5/1/09)
1967        Brazil, in an attempt to foment progress (and diminish regional inequalities), created a tax free zone was created called Zona Franca de Manaus. Manaus is the only city in Amazonas where an industrial park has been developed.
1967        Dr. Philip D. Marsden began fieldwork in Brazil and was named a professor of tropical medicine at the Univ. of Brasilia, where he became a leading authority on Leishmaniasis, an often fatal disease borne by sand flies.
    (SFC, 10/27/97, p.C2)

1967        The Trowell service station opened with a Robin Hood-Sherwood Forest theme on M1 in the middle of England.
    (Econ, 12/21/13, p.88)
1967        Britain’s PM Harold Wilson dubbed Edgar Louis Granville (d.1998 at 102) Baron Granville of Eye.
    (SFC, 2/18/98, p.A18)
1967        Britain abolished capital punishment.
    (SFC, 4/6/98, p.A26)
d1967        In Great Britain the Abortion Act of 1967 clarified and prescribed abortions as legal up to 28 weeks.
    (Econ, 2/6/10, p.62)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_law)
1967        Britain started pumping oil from the North Sea.
    (Econ, 7/14/07, p.60)
1967        Dame Cicely Saunders founded St. Christopher's, the 1st modern hospice, in West London. America’s 1st hospice was founded in 1974.
    (SFC, 8/5/03, p.A18)(Econ, 8/2/08, p.62)
1967        An outbreak of hoof-and-mouth disease in Britain led to the slaughter of 400,000 animals.
    (SFC, 2/21/01, p.A12)

1967        Canada revised its immigration policy. A new point system removed discrimination and prejudice from the process of choosing which immigrants to let in. It rewarded education, fluency in English or French, and work experience.
    (SFC, 11/29/96, p.A29)(Econ, 1/10/15, p.31)
1967        The government of Canada took over the coal mines of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. In the 1970s the government lured some 1,800 new workers to the mines to secure a cheap source of energy for Nova Scotia. In 1999 the government attempted to end the costly public venture but faced strikes by miners who claimed inadequate severance packages.
    (WSJ, 1/12/00, p.A18)
1967        Toronto's first Caribbean festival began as a contribution from its West Indian community to Canada's 100th anniversary of Confederation and coinciding with Expo '67 celebrations in Montreal.
    (Reuters, 8/3/02)
1967        Alberta, Canada, began to develop its oil sands. Fort McMurray, population 4,000, grew to 65,000 residents by 2007, including some 200 families from Venezuela.
    (WSJ, 6/26/07, p.A12)
1967        McDonald's opened its first restaurant outside the US in Canada.
    (WSJ, 5/13/99, p.B13)

1967        The Chinese Cultural Revolution briefly spilled over into Hong Kong with street riots.
    (SFEC, 6/22/97, p.A14)
1967        Liu Shaoqi (d.1969), president of China since 1959, and his wife Wang Guangmei were put under house arrest in Beijing. The couple were soon separated and imprisoned. Liu died in prison. Wang Guangmei (d.2006) spent nearly 12 years in prison before she was released in 1979.
    (SFC, 10/19/06, p.B5)(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liu_Shaoqi)

1967        The French film noir "Le Samourai" with Alain Delan was directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. He had just recently completed 2 other gangster films: "Le Doulos" and "Le Deuxieme Souffle."
    (SFC, 2/28/97, p.D3)
1967        The French film "Young Girls of Rochefort" was directed by Jacques Demy.
    (SFC, 8/18/98, p.D4)
1967        Charles Munch, conductor, formed the Orchestre de Paris.
    (SFC, 2/6/01, p.A17)

1967        In Marburg, Germany, a disease believed to be caused from African monkeys infected 31 people in a laboratory. The virus came to be called the Marburg virus. Seven people died in Germany and Yugoslavia from the virus. It was traced to infected vervet monkeys from Uganda cut up for polio research.
    (SFC, 5/7/99, p.D2)(Econ, 8/18/07, p.40)

1967        Leonidas Kyrkos (1924-2011), Greek leftist politician, was jailed for five years under the new military dictatorship. Upon the restoration of democracy in 1974, he again became a deputy until 1981, when he was elected to the European Parliament, serving until 1985. He was again a deputy from 1989 to 1993.
    (AP, 8/28/11)

1967        In Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) received a rare license to operate by the colonial government. In the 1970s Sir Run Run Shaw gained control. Its film production ceased operations in 1985. In 1999 it sold its vast library of films to a Malaysian firm.
    (Econ, 5/24/08, p.88)

1967        In India Sripati Chandrasekhar was appointed health minister.
    (SSFC, 6/24/01, p.A27)
1967        In India a Maoist-inspired rebel movement began in the West Bengal village of Naxalbari. Police action wiped the movement out over the next 8 years. It resurfaced in the 1980s as the People’s War Group in an area of Andra Pradesh called Telugana and supporters came to be called Naxalites.
    (Econ, 4/15/06, p.45)
1967        India’s state-owned Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) opened the first of 7 uranium mines in Jaduguda, Jharkhand state. A 2007 report, by the non-profit Indian Doctors for Peace and Development (IDPD), showed a significant incidence of congenital abnormality, sterility, and cancer among people living within 2.5 km (1.5 miles) of the mines than those living 35 km away.
    (AFP, 12/4/11)
1967        India’s population climbed to 500 million.
    (SSFC, 6/24/01, p.A27)

1967        In Indonesia Pres. Sukarno was placed under house arrest and Suharto became acting president.
    (WSJ, 5/22/98, p.A15)
1967        Freeport-McMoran Copper & Gold Inc. arrived in Indonesia. The government was given a 10% stake in the world’s largest copper and gold deposit.
    (WSJ, 9/29/98, p.A1)

1967        In Ireland educational reform guaranteed the country’s youth a free secondary-school education.
    (WSJ, 12/5/96, p.A16)

1967        In Israel Sheik Assad Bayoud Tamini (d.1998 at 86), a militant Muslim leader who later advocated peace with Israel, was deported from Hebron for resisting Israeli occupation. He continued his resistance from Jordan.
    (SFC, 3/24/98, p.B2)

1967        Italy passed a set of labeling laws similar to the French 1935 Appellation d’Origine Controlee (controlled place of origin). The AOC laws were meant to protect growers and properly identify a wine’s origin. They were not intended as an indicator of quality. The Italian DOC laws (Denominazione di Origine Controllata) regulated grape growing zones and wine production practices.
    (SFC, 1/8/96, zz-1 p.4)(SFC, 6/30/99, Z1 p.6)

1967        Japan decided to restrict exports of military equipment in keeping with the country’s pacifist post-war constitution.
    (Econ, 7/19/14,p.56)
1967        Japan’s Datsun 510 sedan was first marketed in the US.
    (SFC, 2/26/15, p.D2)

1967        The East African Community (EAC) of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda established a common shilling. The EAC lasted only a decade as cooperation fizzled. The project was revived in 1999 and expanded in 2007 to include Burundi and Rwanda.
    (WSJ, 1/13/98, p.A1)(Econ, 9/5/09, p.52)

1967        The Orthodox church in Macedonia broke free from its Serb overlords.
    (Econ, 9/10/05, p.50)

1967        In Namibia a 23-year brush war began with the South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO) rebel movement demanding independence from South Africa.
    (LVRJ, 11/1/97, p.20A)

1967        This year marked the beginning of oil production in Oman.
    (NG, 5/95, p.120)

1967        Pakistan’s 7-year, $518 million Mangla Dam project on the River Jhelum was completed. Richard Byers (d.2004) served as chief project engineer for the Guy F. Atkinson Co.
    (www.waterinfo.net.pk/pdf/md.pdf)(SFC, 12/22/04, p.B4)

1967        Peru and 3 other countries in South America banned trade in vicuna, a relative of the llama, after numbers had severely dwindled. A CITES ban followed in 1975.
    (Econ, 3/8/08, p.86)(www.rumbosonline.com/articles/4-46-vicuna.htm)

1967        Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn met with Olga Andreyev Carlisle in Moscow. She agreed to get smuggled copies of "The First Circle" and "The Gulag Archipelago" published in the West. The novel, completed in 1964, was banned by Soviet officials. A shortened version came out in English in 1968. After some years a feud ensued when Solzhenitsyn accused Carlisle of being motivated only by profit and personal acclaim. An unedited English version was scheduled for publication in 2009.
    (SSFC, 1/25/04, p.A1)(SFC, 7/16/08, p.E6)
1967        Soviet Gen. Sakharovsky became chief intelligence adviser in Romania. He helped bring Yasser Arafat to the Soviet Union via Romania for training and indoctrination. The soviets maneuvered to have Arafat named chairman of the PLO with help from Egypt’s ruler, Gamal Abdel Nasser.
    (WSJ, 1/10/02, p.A12)
1967        Venera 4, a space probe of the Soviet Union, was launched. It transmitted information on the atmosphere of Venus.
    (SFEC, 9/28/97, p.A14)

1967        Somalia's National Theater, a gift from China's Mao Zedong, opened its doors. After the overthrow of president Siad Barre in 1991, clan-based warlords blasted each other with anti-aircraft guns and fought over the theater. Islamist militants seized control in 2006 took over the building and banned all forms of public entertainment. The venue reopened in 2012, but just three weeks after that, a suicide bomber from the Islamist al Shabaab insurgency struck during a ceremony, killing six people. The building reopened again in 2020.
    (Reuters, 9/23/21)

1967        Shin Kyuk-ho took his Lotte enterprise home to South Korea from Japan, as dictator Park Chung-hee offered tax breaks and perks. He had founded Lotte in post-war Japan as a chewing gum business. In 2015 it was South Korea’s fifth largest chaebol, but controlling companies remained in Japan.
    (Econ, 8/15/15, p.58)

1967        Togo military leader Gnassingbe Eyadema (d.2005) began ruling the country.
    (AP, 9/15/11)

1967        Uganda’s Pres. Obote banned the countries traditional kingdoms.
    (SFC, 10/20/09, p.A4)

1967        Luis Posada Carriles, Cuban-born CIA agent since 1965, moved to Venezuela and rose to become head of a government counterintelligence security agency.
    (SFC, 5/18/05, p.A9)
1967        At least 30 Indians in Venezuela died from a measles epidemic that hit Yanomani villages at least one year before researchers administered the Edmonston B vaccine.

1967         In Vietnam, the Tiger Force, an elite US Army unit of the 101st Airborne Division, killed hundreds of civilians in Hanh Thien, a Central Highland area, during seven months.
    (AP, 10/25/03)

1967        In Zaire Pres. Mobutu presided over the adoption of a new constitution that vested all powers in the presidency and his political party.
    (SFC, 5/17/97, p.A14)

1967        The Organization of African Unity decided to set up a regional nuclear research center in Kinshasa, Zaire, and the US helped build a Triga Mark II research reactor made be General Atomic.
    (WSJ, 5/30/97, p.A4)

1967-1968    The Andy Griffith Show was the top ranking network show on television with a ranking of 27.6%.
    (WSJ, 4/24/95, p.R-5)

1967-1968    Louis Armstrong recorded "What a Wonderful World."
    (SFC, 7/4/97, p.D9)

1967-1968    In Cambodia the Khmer Rouge took up arms in support of a peasant uprising in the northwest against a government rice tax. The army ruthlessly suppressed the insurrection.
    (SFC, 6/14/97, p.A15)

1967-1969    In Vietnam 31,508 or 14% of all wounded US soldiers were mine victims.
    (WSJ, 5/17/96, p.A-1)

1967-1970    The Cultural Revolution occurred in China.
    (NOHY, Weiner, 3/90, p.40)

1967-1973    Ellsworth Bunker was the American ambassador in Saigon. Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker's charge from President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1967 was to de-escalate the Vietnam conflict without losing the war.
    (WSJ, 1/23/96, p.A-15)(HN, 6/19/98)

1967-1973    The entire population of the Chagos archipelago, which lies 2,200 miles east of Africa and around 1,000 miles southwest of India, was relocated by this year. Britain leased Diego Garcia, the main island, to the US and barred anyone from entering the archipelago except by permit. In 2003 a British judge ruled that former residents have no right to return home or get compensation.
    (AP, 10/9/03)

1967-1974    A military junta ruled Greece and was supported by the US government.
    (SFC, 4/23/98, p.B4)(SFEC, 11/21/99, p.A19)

1967-1981    The West Indies Associated State were group of territorial islands in the West Indies in association with the United Kingdom. The original members included Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, and adjacent islands. All the member islands became independent except Anguilla.
    (WUD, 1994, p.1623)

1967-1982    Pete McCloskey served in the US House of Representatives for the San Francisco peninsula. He was co-chairman of the first Earth Day in 1970 and co-wrote the Endangered Species Act of 1973. In 1972 he ran against Richard Nixon for the Republican nomination for president.
    (Econ, 6/3/06, p.30)
1967-1982    In China Wang Li, close associate to Mao Zedong, was jailed. He had been deputy editor-in-chief of the party magazine, Red Flag, and was accused of inciting the Red Guards to violence.
    (SFC, 10/23/96, p.C2)

1967-1990     South Yemen stood as an independent state during this period after Britain ended 128 years of rule over what it called the Aden Protectorate.
    (Econ, 4/24/10, p.46)

1967-1991    Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) served on the US Supreme. As a civil rights lawyer in the 1950s he maintained a confidential relationship with the FBI.
    (HFA, '96, p.32)(SFC, 12/3/96, p.A3)

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