- In My Life
|Three American astronauts die during a launch pad rehearsal.|
The Byrds -
Younger than Yesterday
Jagger & Keith Richards are arrested on drug charges in
General Suharto gains control in Indonesia.
Police recapture the Boston Strangler after he escapes from prison.
US troops launch their biggest attack yet of the Vietnam War, on
Viet Cong headquarters.
- Buffalo Springfield
London School of Economics students hold hunger strikes and
sit-ins to protest against the link of an administrator with
An oil tanker spills its cargo in the Atlantic Ocean near southwest
and the Fish - Electric Music for the
200 000 protest in New York City and San Francisco against the
Greece's army launches a coup and seizes control of power.
Muhammad Ali is stripped of his world title for refusing the army
The Jimi Hendrix
Experience - Are You
Jones is arrested on drug charges in London.
French President De Gaulle reiterates his refusal of Great Britain
joining the European Common Market.
Following ethnic massacres, Biafra secedes from Nigeria.
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Israel is victorious after a 6-day war with Arab countries.
Death of actors Spencer Tracy and Jayne Mansfield.
The Monterey International Pop Festival is held in California.
Mick Jagger & Keith Richards are found guilty of drug offences and
The Beau Brummels
troops invade Biafra.
5000 attend a rally in London to legalize marijuana.
New race riots erupts in Detroit and New York City; President
Johnson appoints a commission.
French President De Gaulle encourages Quebec separatists in
Mick Jagger & Keith Richards win their appeal trial.
Death of actress Vivien Leigh and musician John Coltrane.
and the Holding Company - Big Brother
Murder of young English playwright Joe Orton.
The Beatles' manager Brian Epstein dies of a suicide.
Violence erupts in China towards the British embassy.
Another rock festival is held in Woburn, England.
The Beach Boys
- Smiley Smile
of California Ronald Reagan urges the escalation of the
The Doors -
Vietnam rejects an offer of peace talks by the USA.
Revolutionary Che Guevara is found dead in Bolivia.
Joan Baez is arrested at an anti-war rally in California.
An anti-Vietnam War demonstration near the Pentagon in
Washington DC turns violent.
Brian Jones is tried, found guilty then released pending an appeal.
- Magical Mystery Tour
USA steps up its bombing of North Vietnam.
Yemen achieves independence following the exit of UK troops.
The Beach Boys
- Wild Honey
first successful human heart transplant is achieved.
Death of singer Otis Redding in a plane crash.
Nicolae Ceausescu becomes Prime Minister of Rumania.
The Franco-English Concorde airplane is presented.
The Prime Minister of Australia drowns.
The Beatles air their Magical Mystery Tour movie on British TV.
North Vietnam attacks Laos.
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