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Lyndon B. Johnson 36th President of the U.S. Served from Nov. 22, 1963 to Jan. 20, 1969

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1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT

“The noblest search is the search for excellence.” – Johnson


Hubert Humphrey 38th Vice President of the U.S. Served from Jan. 20, 1965 to Jan. 20, 1969

World Events

North Vietnam and spends 5-1/2 years in prison • Six-Day War — Arab • Soccer riot in Sivas, forces attack Israel beginTurkey kills 41 ning the Yom Kippur War • The tanker “Torrey when Arab forces were Canyon” runs aground on defeated and Israel took rocks off Land’s End, U.S., possession of additional • Interracial marriage is declared causing an ecological diterritory constitutional by the Supreme Court saster • Pirate radio stations in the “Loving v. Virginia” case and • Nuclear Space Weapin the U.K. were outlawed barred Virginia and by imons Treaty is • Earthquake in Caraplication other states from ratified by cas, Venezuela kills 240 John McCain making interracial marriage world powers • Foot and Mouth a crime epidemic in Britain is the • The 25th Amendment to U.S. News worst this century and the governthe Constitution is ratified • Race riots break ment issued additional guidelines to which deals with succession out in a number of cithelp stop the spread of the disease to the Presidency ies including Cleveland, including stopping all horse racing • Thurgood Marshall beLoving v. Virginia Newark and Detroit • Presidential hopeful U.S. Navy comes first black justice on pilot John McCain is shot down over the Supreme Court • Muhammad Ali is stripped of his heavyweight title for refusing induction into Army

BORN THIS YEAR: Will Ferrell, actor. Above left:  Julia Roberts, actress;  Vin Diesel, actor;  Pam Anderson, actress; Kurt Cobain, musician 

• President Johnson asks for 6% increase on taxes to support the Vietnam War • Tens of thousands Vietnam War protesters march in Washington, D.C.

TV shows

• Bonanza • The Red Skelton Hour • The Andy Griffith Show • The Lucy Show • The Jackie Gleason Show • Green Acres • Daktari • Bewitched • Beverly Hillbillies • Gomer Pyle, USMC

Popular Culture

• Evel Knievel jumps his motorcycle over 16 cars lined up in a row • Beatles release “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” • Elvis Presley marries Priscilla • Carroll Shelby Mustang GT500 Fastback released

Income per year ....... $7,300 Minimum wage ........... $1.40 New house ............ $14,250 Monthly rent ................. $125 New car .................... $2,750 Gallon of gas .................. 33¢ Dozen eggs ................. $1.10 Gallon of milk ............... $1.03 Loaf of bread .................. 22¢ First-class stamp .............. 5¢ Movie ticket ................. $1.25


• “To Sir With Love,” Lulu • “The Letter,” Box Tops • “Ode to Billie Joe,” Bobby Gentry • “Windy,” Association • “I’m A Believer,” Monkees • “Light My Fire,” Doors • “Happy Together,” Turtles • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” Frankie Valli


• The Dirty Dozen • You Only Live Twice • Casino Royale • A Man for All Seasons • Thoroughly Modern Millie • To Sir, With Love • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

1967 Chevy Corvette

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Evel Knievel

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Remember When 1967  

What was going on in the world and the cost of living in 1967.

Remember When 1967  

What was going on in the world and the cost of living in 1967.