Olympus High School Class of 1967 - 1967 in Review
REMEMBER . . . .
. . . Saddle oxfords, Penny Loafers, and Keds
. . . Drive-in Movies
. . .'Sparkin'
. . .Wearing dresses to school every day (Girls), . . . Forgetting your locker combination . . . Passing notes in class. . .Being tardy. . . Skipping class
. . . When there were only three channels on TV
. . . 'The Associations' and 'Tiajuana Brass'
. . . Hootenannies
. . . The Frug, The Wahtoosie, The Mashed Potatoes
. . .Auerbach's, Keith O'Briens, Castleton's
. . . When Twiggy and Hayley were Hot. . .and Britney and Paris were NOT!!
. . .When you could go to High School without being afraid a classmate would open fire. . .
Top Music of 1967
1.'Kind of a Drag' ... The Buckinghams
2.'Ruby Tuesday' ... The Rolling Stones
3.'Love Is Here and Now You're Gone' ... The Supremes
4.'Penny Lane' ... The Beatles
5.'Happy Together' ... The Turtles
6.'Somethin' Stupid' ... Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra
7.'The Happening' ... The Supremes
8.'Groovin'' ... The Young Rascals
9.'Respect' ... Aretha Franklin
10.'Windy' ... The Association
Best Picure: 'In the Heat of the Night'
Best Director: Mike Nichols ... 'The Graduate'
Best Actor: Rod Steiger ... 'In the Heat of the Night'
Best Actress: Katherine Hepburn ... 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?'
Drama: Edward Albee ... 'A Delicate Balance'
Fiction: Bernard Malamud ... 'The Fixer'
History: William H. Goetzmann ... 'Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and Scientist in the Winning of the American West'
International Reporting: R. John Hughes ... 'Christian Science Monitor'
National Reporting: Stanley Penn & Monroe Karmin ... 'Wall Street Journal'
Public Service: 'Louisville (KY) Courier Journal' & 'Milwaukee Journal'
Most Popular Books
1.'The Arrangement'... Elia Kazan. Stein & Day
2-3.'The Confessions of Nat Turner' ...William Styron. Random House
2-3.'The Chosen'... Chaim Potok. Simon & Schuster
4.'Topaz'...Leon Uris. McGraw-Hill
5.'Christy'...Catherine Marshall. McGraw-Hill
1.'Death of a President,'... William Manchester. Harper & Row
2.'Misery Is a Blind Date' ...Johnny Carson. Doubleday
3.'Games People Play'... Eric Berne, M.D. Grove Press
4.'Stanyan Street & Other Sorrows'... Rod McKuen. Random House
5.'A Modern Priest Looks at His Outdated Church'... Father James
Kavanaugh. Trident Press
Most Popular Television Shows
1.The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
2. The Lucy Show (CBS)
3. Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (CBS)
4. Gunsmoke (CBS)
5. Family Affair (CBS)
6. Bonanza (NBC)
7. The Red Skelton (CBS)
8. The Dean Martin Show (CBS)
9. The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS)
10. Saturday Night at the Movies (NBC)
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers vs. San Francisco Warriors Series: 4-2
NCAA Football: USC Record: 10-1-0
Heisman Trophy: Gary Beban, ucla, QB points: 1,968
Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens Series: 4-2
Super Bowl I: Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Score: 35-10
US Open Golf: Jack Nicklaus Score: 275 Course: Baltusrol GC Location: Springfield, NJ
World Series: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox Series: 4-3
Physics - Hans Albrecht Bethe
Chemistry - Manfred Eigen, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, George Porter
Physiology or Medicine - Ragnar Granit, Haldan Keffer Hartline, George Wald
Literature - Miguel Ã ngel Asturias
Peace - not awarded
Deaths of Famous People
December 15, 1966 - Walt Disney, American animated film producer (b. 1901)
January 3 - Jack Ruby, American killer of Lee Harvey Oswald (b. 1911)
January 27 - Crew of Apollo 1 : Edward White (b. 1930), Gus Grissom (b. 1926), Roger Chaffee (b. 1935)
April 5 - Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1890)
April 19 - Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1876)
April 24 - Vladimir Komarov, cosmonaut (b. 1927)
May 22 - Langston Hughes, American writer (b. 1902)
June 7 - Dorothy Parker, American writer (b. 1893)
July 22 - Carl Sandburg, American poet (b. 1878)
World Events 1967
Israeli victory in the Six-Day War with the Arab states
Biafra secedes from Nigeria leading to civil war
King Constantine 11 of Greece deposed; military junta led by Col. Papadopoulos takes power
British Aden becomes independent Yemen
Dr Christian Barnard performs first human heart transplant
Che Guevara killed in Bolivia
US astronauts Edward White, Virgil Grissom & Roger Chaffee killed in fire during a launch test
Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov killed landing Soyuz 1
Francis Chichester complete the first solo voyage around the world
The musical 'Hair' produced
1. The Dirty Dozen
2. You Only Live Twice
3. Casino Royale
4. A Man for All Seasons
5. Thoroughly Modern Millie
6. Barefoot in the Park
7. Georgy Girl
8. To Sir With Love
9. Grand Prix
Other 1967 Stuff You Probably Forgot
Elvis and Priscilla Presley were married
Dr. Christian Barnard performed the first heart transplant
'Rolling Stone' magazine made its debut
U.S. Congress created PBS television
The term 'Bell Bottoms' was introduced into the dictionary
'Psychedelic' became a household term
'Troop Strength' in Viet Nam increased to 475,000
Famous People born in 1949
Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, George Foreman, Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, John Belushi, Richard Gere, Ivana Trump, Lionel Richie, Meryl Streep, Bruce Jenner, Sigourney Weaver, Whoopi Goldberg, Shelley Duvall, Annie Leibovitz, Gregg Popovich, Wolfgang Puck, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Theismann, Leslie Hornby AKA Twiggy, Vera Wang
Famous People born in 1967
Anna Nicole Smith, Pamela Anderson, Carrot Top, Julia Roberts, Harry Connick Jr, Will Ferrell, Nicole Kidman, Benicio Del Toro, Campbell Brown, Anderson Cooper, Jamie Foxx, Macy Gray, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Jimmy Kimmel, Dave Matthews, Mira Sorvino