Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Is it merely nostalgia that makes me think June 1967 was one of Marvel's best months?

1st - Beatles release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band in US.
2nd - Race riots in Roxbury section of Boston
3rd - Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1
4th - 19th Emmy Awards: Mission Impossible, Monkees, Don Knotts & Lucy Ball. Monkees take home an Emmy for their Outstanding comedy Series
5th - Murderer Richard Speck sentenced to death in electric chair
11th - Race riot in Tampa Florida; National Guard mobilizes
12th - Race riot in Cincinnati, Ohio (300 arrested). Supreme Court unanimously ends laws against interracial marriages
13th - "You Only Live Twice" premieres in US. Thurgood Marshall nominated as 1st black Supreme Court justice
16th - 50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival
17th - China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear (H-bomb) power
18th - Monterey International Pop Festival rocks Southern California
19th - Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD
20th - Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services
25th - 400 million watch Beatles "Our World" TV special (First global satellite television program)
25th - Mohammed Ali (Cassius Clay) sentenced to 5 years

retro-researched on the Proto-net

1 comment:

  1. What month for popculture! Between the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper lp and Mohammed Ali, "You Only Live Twice" and the Monterey Pop Festival... Things were popping!