Wenonah High School
Class Of 1967
Videos from 1967
1967 the continued presence of American troops
increased further and a total of 475,000 were serving in Vietnam and the
peace rallies were multiplying as the number of protesters against the
war increased, and the Boxer Muhammad Ali was stripped of his boxing world
championship for refusing to be inducted into the US Army. In the middle
east Israel also went to war with Syria, Egypt and Jordan in the six day
war and when it was over Israel controlled and occupied a lot more territory
than before the war. Once again in the summer cities throughout America
exploded in rioting and looting the worst being in Detroit where 7000
national Guard were bought in to restore law and order on the streets.
In England a new type of model became a fashion sensation by the name
of Twiggy and mini skirts continued to get shorter and even more popular
with a short lived fashion being paper clothing. Also during this year
new Discotheques and singles bars appeared across cities around the world
and the Beatles continued to reign supreme with the release of "Sgt.
Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band" album, and this year was also coined
the summer of love when young teenagers got friendly and smoked pot and
grooved to the music of "The Grateful Dead. Jefferson Airplane and
The Byrds". The movie industry moved with the times and produced
movies that would appeal to this younger audience including "The
Graduate" Bonnie and Clyde" and "Cool Hand Luke" .
TV shows included "The Fugitive" and "The Monkeys"
and color television sets become popular as the price comes down and more
programs are made in color.
Cost of Living 1967
Popular Culture 1967
Popular TV Programs
Inventions Invented by Inventors and Country ( or attributed to First Use )
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