ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE – The Beatles
#1 – August 19th, 1967
- 6-day war raged from June 5–10, 1967
- Communist China Announces It Has H-bomb
- Thurgood Marshal becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice.
- The first Super Bowl that was covered by not just one but 2 TV networks at the same time!
- The first heart transplant is performed.
- 3 of our astronauts die in the Apollo 1 fire.
- Race riots in Newark and Detroit.
- Stalin's Daughter Defects To West
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
- Movies were sold on videotape for the first time.
- MOVIES: “Georgie Girl” “To Sir With Love” and “The Dirty Dozen”.
- Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title for refusing military service.
- T.V.: Mannix, Ironside & Dragnet solved crime on our TV’s
- Rolling Stone was first published.
- The summer of love bloomed in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.
- St. Mary’s Food Bank was founded by John van Hengel, developer of the food banking concept. Globally, it is considered the world’s first food bank. In its first year, the Food Bank, comprised of van Hengel and a few volunteers, collected and distributed more than 250,000 pounds of food to 36 local agencies
- ASU claims its 2nd College World Series beating Houston 11 to 2
- In October 1967, John McCain is shot down while on a bombing mission over Hanoi, he remained a prisoner of war until 1973
- First performed by The Beatles on Our World, the first live global television link. Watched by 400 million people in 26 countries. (The performance was not completely live: The Beatles, the orchestra, and guests were overdubbing onto a pre-recorded rhythm track mainly consisting of piano, harpsichord, drums, and backing vocals.)
- Rolling Stone magazine ranked it at #362 in their 500 greatest songs of all time.
- The Beatles went to the top slot for the 2nd time in 1967 with, “All You Need is Love” the #1 @ 1 from August 1967.