• Protests against the war in Viet Nam becoming more intense
• In 1967 and 1968 several "be-ins" were held in Central Park to protest against various issues such as US involvement in the Vietnam War and racism.
• The 6-Day War raged in the Middle East
• The first heart transplant is performed.
• 3 of our astronauts die in the Apollo 1 fire.
• Thurgood Marshal becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice.
• China explodes its first Hydrogen bomb.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
• MOVIES: “The Graduate” “Bonnie & Clyde” and “Cool Hand Luke”
• Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title for refusing military service.
• Movies were sold on videotape for the first time.
• The Beatles would release the album that even now is considered a masterwork: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
• Originally named Thee Sixpence The group took its name as an homage to the Beatles' psychedelic hit "Strawberry Fields Forever
• While touring the South in 1970 and 1971, Lynyrd Skynyrd was opening for them.
• Ed King (Lead Guitar, Vocals) was invited to join Lynyrd Skynyrd in November 1972.
• Among the Strawberry Alarm Clock's television appearances were American Bandstand, The Steve Allen Show, and the first episode of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
• Strawberry Alarm Clock with “Incense & Peppermints”. Your #1@1 from November 1967, on 100.7 KSLX