RUBY TUESDAY – Rolling Stones
#1 – March 4th, 1967
- Riots in the streets of Detroit Michigan, Newark & Plainfield New Jersey, Buffalo New York and Milwaukee Wisconsin resulting in 70 deaths
- The Middle East exploded into a 6 Day War.
- The first heart transplant is performed.
- The first Boeing 737 makes its maiden flight.
- Thurgood Marshal becomes the first African American Supreme Court Justice.
- Congress creates the Obscenity & Pornography Commission.
- U.S. astronauts are killed when fire breaks out in their Apollo spacecraft during a launch pad test.
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
- MOVIES: “Jungle Book” “Georgy Girl”
- T.V.: ABC's Dark Shadows and CBS's As the World Turns are the first daytime soaps on their respective networks to go color.
- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is established.
- The latest flower power fad was hanging out with a mere 10,000 of your fellow hippies in New York’s Central Park & San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for a “Be-In”.
- Canada held their version of the World’s Fair called Expo 67.
- Movies were sold on videotape for the first time.
- On January 15, The Rolling Stones appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. At Sullivan's request, the band changes their lyrics from "Let's spend the night together" to "Let's spend some time together".
- Ruby Tuesday is about a groupie (It may have been inspired by Linda Keith, who was Keith Richard's girlfriend.)
- It would take The Rolling Stones to number 1 for the 4th time.
- “Ruby Tuesday” your #1 @ 1 from March 1967