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Major Events of 1967

Sports

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers vs. San Francisco Warriors Series: 4-2
NCAA Football: USC Record: 10-1-0
Heisman Trophy: Gary Beban, ucla, QB points: 1,968
Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens Series: 4-2
Super Bowl I: Green Bay Packers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Score: 35-10
US Open Golf: Jack Nicklaus Score: 275 Course: Baltusrol GC Location: Springfield, NJ
World Series: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox Series: 4-3

Top Music of 1967

1."Kind of a Drag" ... The Buckinghams
2."Ruby Tuesday" ... The Rolling Stones
3."Love Is Here and Now You're Gone" ... The Supremes
4."Penny Lane" ... The Beatles
5."Happy Together" ... The Turtles
6."Somethin' Stupid" ... Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra
7."The Happening" ... The Supremes
8."Groovin'" ... The Young Rascals
9."Respect" ... Aretha Franklin
10."Windy" ... The Association

Popular Movies

1. The Dirty Dozen
2. You Only Live Twice
3. Casino Royale
4. A Man for All Seasons
5. Thoroughly Modern Millie
6. Barefoot in the Park
7. Georgy Girl
8. To Sir With Love
9. Grand Prix
10. Hombre

Academy Awards

Best Picure: "In the Heat of the Night"
Best Director: Mike Nichols ... "The Graduate"
Best Actor: Rod Steiger ... "In the Heat of the Night"
Best Actress: Katherine Hepburn ... "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?"

Nobel Prizes

Chemistry
The prize was divided, one half being awarded to: EIGEN, MANFRED, Federal Republic of Germany, Max-Planck-Institut fr Physikalische Chemie, Goettingen, b. 1927; and the other half jointly to: NORRISH, RONALD GEORGE WREYFORD, Great Britain, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Cambridge, b. 1897, d. 1978; and PORTER, Lord (GEORGE), Great Britain, The Royal Institution, London, b. 1920: "for their studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equlibrium by means of very short pulses of energy"

Literature
ASTURIAS, MIGUEL ANGEL, Guatemala, b. 1899, d. 1974: "for his vivid literary achievement, deep-rooted in the national traits and traditions of Indian peoples of Latin America"

Peace
The prize money was allocated to the Main Fund (1/3) and to the Special Fund (2/3) of this prize section.

Physiology or Medicine
The prize was awarded jointly to: GRANIT, RAGNAR, Sweden, The Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, b. 1900 (in Helsinki, Finland), d. 1991; HARTLINE, HALDAN KEFFER, U.S.A., The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, b. 1903, d. 1983; and WALD, GEORGE, U.S.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, b. 1906, d. 1997: "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye"

Physics
BETHE, HANS ALBRECHT, U.S.A., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, b. 1906 (in Strasbourg, then Germany): "for his contributions to the theory of nuclear reactions, especially his discoveries concerning the energy production in stars"

Pulitzer Prizes

Drama: Edward Albee ... "A Delicate Balance"
Fiction: Bernard Malamud ... "The Fixer"
Hisotry: William H. Goetzmann ... "Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and Scientist in the Winning of the American West"
International Reporting: R. John Hughes ... "Christian Science Monitor"
National Reporting: Stanley Penn & Monroe Karmin ... "Wall Street Journal"
Public Service: "Louisville (KY) Courier Journal" & "Milwaukee Journal"

Most Popular Books

Fiction
1."The Arrangement"... Elia Kazan. Stein & Day
2-3."The Confessions of Nat Turner" ...William Styron. Random House
2-3."The Chosen"... Chaim Potok. Simon & Schuster
4."Topaz"...Leon Uris. McGraw-Hill
5."Christy"...Catherine Marshall. McGraw-Hill
6."The Eighth Day"...Thornton Wilder. Harper & Row
7."Rosemary's Baby"...Ira Levin. Random House
8."The Plot"...Irving Wallace. Simon & Schuster
9."The Gabriel Hounds"...Mary Stewart. Morrow
10. "The Exhibitionist"...Henry Sutton. Bernard Geis

Nonfiction

1."Death of a President,"... William Manchester. Harper & Row
2."Misery Is a Blind Date" ...Johnny Carson. Doubleday
3."Games People Play"... Eric Berne, M.D. Grove Press
4."Stanyan Street & Other Sorrows"... Rod McKuen. Random House
5."A Modern Priest Looks at His Outdated Church"... Father James
Kavanaugh. Trident Press
6."Everything but Money"... Sam Levenson. Simon & Schuster
7."Our Crowd"...Stephen Birmingham. Hai-per & Row
8-9-10."Edgar Cayce-The Sleeping Prophet"...Jess Stearn. Doubleday
8-9-10."Better Homes and Gardens Favorite Ways with Chicken"...
Meredith Press
8-9-10."Phyllis Diller's Marriage Manual"...Phyllis Diller. Doubleday

Most Popular Television Shows

1.The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
2. The Lucy Show (CBS)
3. Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. (CBS)
4. Gunsmoke (CBS)
5. Family Affair (CBS)
6. Bonanza (NBC)
7. The Red Skelton (CBS)
8. The Dean Martin Show (CBS)
9. The Jackie Gleason Show (CBS)
10. Saturday Night at the Movies (NBC)

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