Information for the Year 1967
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- Biafra secedes from Nigeria (May).
- Israeli and Arab forces battle; Six-Day War ends with Israel occupying Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank (June 5).
- Right-wing military coup deposes King Constantine II of Greece.
- Communist China announces explosion of its first hydrogen bomb (June 17).
- The US and USSR propose a nuclear nonproliferation treaty.
- Population: 3.485 billion
- Nobel Peace Prize: The prize money was 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section
- Racial violence in Detroit; 7,000 National Guardsmen aid police after night of rioting. Similar outbreaks in New York City's Spanish Harlem, Rochester, N.Y., Birmingham, Ala., and New Britain, Conn. (July 23).
- Thurgood Marshall sworn in as first black US Supreme Court justice (Oct. 2).
- Astronauts Col. Virgil I. Grissom, Col. Edward White II, and Lt. Cmdr. Roger B. Chaffee killed in fire during test launch (Jan. 27).
- President: Lyndon B. Johnson
- Vice President: Hubert H. Humphrey
- Population: 198,712,056
- Life expectancy: 70.5 years
- US GDP (1998 dollars): $833.6 billion
- Federal spending: $157.46 billion
- Federal debt: $340.4 billion
- Median Household Income(current dollars): $7,143
- Consumer Price Index: 33.4
- Unemployment: 3.8%
- Cost of a first-class stamp: $0.05
- Super Bowl Green Bay Packers defeated Kansas City Chiefs (SCORE 35-10)
- World Series of Baseball St. Louis Cardinals defeated Boston Red Sox
- National Basketball Association Championship Philadelphia 76ers defeated SF Warriors
- National Hockey League Stanley Cup Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Montreal Canadians
- Women Wimbledon Tennis Billie Jean King defeated A. Jones (6-3 6-4)
- Men Wimbledon Tennis John Newcombe defeated W. Bungert (6-3 6-1 6-1)
- Kentucky Derby Horse Race Champion Proud Clarion
- National College Athletic Association Basketball Championship UCLA defeated Dayton (SCORE 79-64)
- National College Athletic Association Football Champions USC (RECORD 10-1-0)
- Congress creates PBS. (Public Broadcasting System)
- Rolling Stone and New York Magazine debut, spawning the popularity of special-interest and regional magazines.
- Academy Award, Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons
- Grammy Award - Record of the Year Strangers in the Night by Frank Sinatra
- Emmy Award - Best Television Comedy The Monkees - NBC
- Miss America: Jane Anne Jayroe (Oklahoma)
- Jerome Friedman, Henry Kendall, Richard Taylor (US) discover protons and neutrons to be composed of even smaller particles called quarks.
- Dr. Christiaan N. Barnard and team of South African surgeons perform world's first successful human heart transplant (Dec. 3). The patient dies 18 days later.
- Antony Hewish and Jocelyn Bell Burnel (UK) discover pulsars.
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