Major Events of 1967
Israel defeats Arabs in Six Day War.
The USS Liberty, a US Navy ship, is accidently bombed by Israeli
First ever Super Bowl
Dr Christian Bernard performs first heart transplant, Cape Town, South
Biafra (1967-1970) declares independence from Nigeria, and is blockaded
leading to massive starvation.
Earth Day is celebrated for the first time.
A military coup overthrows the government of Greece.
Sesame Street is first broadcast.
South Yemen independent from UK.
American Samoa adopts a new constitution, and becomes
Major Sports Events of 1967
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:
World Series: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox Series: 4-3
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
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
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?"
The prize was divided, one half being awarded to: EIGEN, MANFRED, Federal
Republic of Germany, Max-Planck-Institut fÙr Physikalische Chemie,
Goettingen, b. 1927; and the other half jointly to: NORRISH, RONALD GEORGE
WREYFORD, Great Britain, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Cambridge, b. 1897,
d. 1978; and PORTER, Lord (GEORGE), Great Britain, The Royal Institution,
London, b. 1920: "for their studies of extremely fast chemical reactions,
effected by disturbing the equlibrium by means of very short pulses of
ASTURIAS, MIGUEL ANGEL, Guatemala, b. 1899, d. 1974: "for his vivid
literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of
Indian peoples of Latin America"
The prize money was allocated to the Main Fund (1/3) and to the Special
Fund (2/3) of this prize section.
Physiology or Medicine
The prize was awarded jointly to: GRANIT, RAGNAR, Sweden, The Karolinska
Institute, Stockholm, b. 1900 (in Helsinki, Finland), d. 1991; HARTLINE,
HALDAN KEFFER, U.S.A., The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, b. 1903,
d. 1983; and WALD, GEORGE, U.S.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, b.
1906, d. 1997: "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological
and chemical visual processes in the eye"