50 years ago this is what life was like
Like was so much simpler 50 years ago.
In 1967 it cost $42,000 for a Superbowl ad.
Slurpees became available in all 7-11 locations after successfully being tested in small markets.
The Maple Leafs won their last Stanley Cup.
The Ouija Board from Parker Brothers was one of the most popular ‘toys’ that year.
U.S.A. and Russia signed a treaty agreeing not to nuke the moon.
Kerplunk made its debut in 1967 along with Mega Bloks, and Talking G.I. Joe action figures.
Lite Brite also made its debut.
The Beatles released their iconic ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ album.
Rolling Stone began publication, selling 5,000 copies of their first issue.
After failing to sell under previous names ‘The Aristocrat’ and ‘The Blue Ribbon Burger,’ The Big Mac was officially born, making its debut at a Uniontown, Pennsylvania restaurant.
Protests against the Vietnam War were popping up all over the country.
Aretha Franklin was one of the biggest pop stars of the year.
Some of the biggest sex symbols of ’67 included Ursula Andress.
And Claudia Cardinale.
‘The Andy Griffith Show’ was the most popular show on T.V.
The St. Louis Cardinals won the world series.
Lyndon B. Johnson was named TIME Magazine’s Man of the Year.
The Monkees released their number 1 hit “I’m a Believer”
The most popular movie of the year was ‘Cool Hand Luke.’