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1967 FUN FACTS

Summer of Love takes place in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco
McDonald’s test-markets the Big-Mac.
Carl Burton Stokes, lawyer and politician, who became the first African American to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city, having been elected to that office in Cleveland, Ohio, 1967
The St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series, defeating the Boston Red Sox 4 games to 3.
The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeat the Kansas City Chiefs of the American League 35 to 10 on January 15 at Los Angeles in Super Bowl I.
Baseball great Mickey Mantle hits his 500th home run.
Congress creates PBS.
Rolling Stone and New York Magazine debut, spawning the popularity of special-interest and regional magazines.
Movies--The Graduate, Bonnie and Clyde, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?, In the Heat of the Night, Cool Hand Luke
Music--The Beatles, Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Jim Morrison and The Doors defy CBS censors on The Ed Sullivan Show, when Morrison sings the word "higher" from their #1 hit Light My Fire, despite having been asked not to.



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