BWHS entry

1967 BWHS 67

Favorite Hangouts?

  • Jerry’s Drive-In
  • Ricardi’s Pizza
  • Romeo’s Italian Restaurant
  • Monsignor Spiers’ Office


  • Bob Dylan played in concert at Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, 19 Nov 1965.


The Six-Day War: Israelis hold on again, June 5 – 10, 1967.

The Beatles: release the #1 all-time album (Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band), 1 June 1967.

Astronauts Grissom, White, and Chaffee: perish in a fire during a test launch, 27 Jan 1967.

Miranda rights: The U.S. Supreme Court rules for increased rights for the accused in Miranda v. Arizona, 13 June 1966.

Bob Dylan: releases his seminal album, Blonde on Blonde in the U.S., 16 May 1966.

Vatican Council II: through December 1965.

Bob Dylan: booed at the Newport Folk Festival for playing an electric set, 25 July 1965.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: arrested in Selma, Ala., during demonstrations against voter registration rules, 1 Feb 1965

Viet Nam Conflict: The U.S.A. enters a de facto state of war after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, 4 August 1964.

The Beatles: perform on The Ed Sullivan Show, 9 Feb 1964, which breaks television ratings records.

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated (announced over our P.A. system mid-day), 22 Nov 1963.

Pope Paul VI: elected Bishop of Rome; would serve 15 years, 21 June 1963.

Billboard Top Rock’n’Roll Hits

For What It’s Worth; Buffalo Springfield, January 1967
The Sound of Silence; Simon & Garfunkel, January 1966
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction; The Rolling Stones, June 1965
Twist and Shout; The Beatles, January 1964
I Want to Hold Your Hand; The Beatles, October 1963

1967 Oscars

Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons; Fred Zinnemann
Best Director: Fred Zinnemann; A Man for All Seasons
Best Actor: Paul Scofield; A Man for All Seasons
Best Actress: Elizbaeth Taylor; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Supporting Actress: Sandy Dennis; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Best Supporting Actor: Walter Matthau; The Fortune Cookie

In Memoriam

President John F. Kennedy, 22 Nov 1963

Pope John XXIII, 3 June 1963