​​Wauwatosa West HS - Class of 1967
PO Box 172
Milwaukee WI 53201-0172
Did you ever wonder what happened to your old classmates, friends and  acquaintances from High School?   Our 50th Reunion may be your last chance ever to find out.  
   
50th Reunion
This is our time!
UPDATE June 9, 2017
Reunion Weekend Has Begun!

A look at 1967 
The Building Where We Went to High School and Graduated

1960's Videos

The Young Rascals -
Groovin'

 The Rolling Stones -
Ruby Tuesday

Engelbert Humperdink -
Release Me

The Mamas & The Papas -
California Deaming

 Mary Hopkins -
Those Were the Days

The Ventures -
Wipeout

 Dusty Springfield -
You Don't Have To
Say You Love Me

 Righteous Brothers -
You've Lost That
Loving Feeling

Peter, Paul, and Mary -
Blowing In The Wind

Sam the Sham the Pharaos -
Wooly Bully

The Kingsmen -
Louie Louie

Procol Harum - 
A Whiter Shade
Of Pale

The Beach Boys -
Heroes and Villians

Lulu - 
To Sir With Love

The Beatles -
Hello, Goodbye

Scott MacKenzie-  San Francisco

The Animals -
San Francisco Nights

The Boxtops -
The Letter

The Grass Roots - 
Live for Today

Aretha Franklin -
​Respect

The Doors- 
Light My Fire

Janis Joplin -
Ball and Chain

The Association - 
Along Comes Mary

Strawberry Alrarm Clock
Incense and Peppermint

The Turtles
Happy Together

Frank Zappa
Soft Sell Conclusion

How Much things cost in 1967
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 2.78% 
  • Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 905 
  • Average Cost of new house $14,250.00 
  • Average Monthly Rent $125.00 
  • Average Income per year $7,300.00 
  • The Federal Minimum Wage is increased
         to$1.40 an hour 

Cost of a new car $2,750.00 
Gas per Gallon 33 cents Average

Movie Ticket $1.25 
Polaroid Camera $50.00
Parker Pen Set $11.95 

Giant 23 inch diagonol Color Television,
2 speakers, fast one knob channel selector,
VHF and UHF Channels,
includes instalation,
Size just 37 X 31 X 18inches,
Weight 145 Lbs 
$489.95 
60's Mini Skirts and Outfits 

1. Shirt Sizzle Stripes, Shock Orange, Pink, Flash Yellow and Live Wire Green, Button Down Collar 
$8.00 

2. Mini Skirt with peppy pleats, metal chain belt, colors Shock Orange or Switched On Pink 
$9.00 

3. Pullover turtleneck zips in back colors Shock Orange, Live Wire Green or Switched On Pink 
$7.00 

4. Mini Pant Dress, Metal Chain Belt, Zip Up Front, colors Shock Orange or Switched On Pink 
$12.00 

5. Mini tent dress fuses stripes, switched on pink with shock orange 
$15.00 
Transistorized Phonograph 
Price: From $16.95 
Description:
Transistorized Phonograph to play popular swinging sixties music with speaker choice of red or blue with front mounted 4 inch speaker or top mounted 4 inch speaker. As Transistor technology entered music players (Tapes and Records), the prices and the weight came down, plus because of the decreased power tape players also could become more portable using batteries instead of AC.
1967 News and Pop Culture
Israel --- Six Day War 
Six Day War Arab Forces attack Israel beginning the Yom Kippur War when Arab forces were defeated and Israel took possession of additional territory

United States --- Improved Car Safety Design
Following the publication of Ralph Nader's book "unsafe at any speed" puts pressure on the government and the automobile industry to improve safety in cars.United States 

U.S. Race Riots break out in a number of Cities in the United States Cleveland, Newark and Detroit

U.S.  Interracial Marriage is declared constitutional by The Supreme Court in the "Loving v. Virginia" case and barred Virginia and by implication other states from making interracial marriage a crime

United States  The first Super Bowl played between Green Bay Packers ( win 35-10 ) and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Canada  Expo 67 opens in Montreal, Canada

U.S.  Jimmy Hoffa begins an 8 year prison term for defrauding the union and jury tampering

United States  The first issue of Rolling Stone magazine is released.

U.S.  Series of tornadoes strike the Chicago area killing more than 60 and creating millions of dollars worth of damage.

U.S.  The 25th Amendment to the constitution is ratified which deals with succession to the Presidency Available as a downloadable image on our US Constitution Public Domain Images Page

U.S.  Strikes by teaching staff throughout country for pay increases to keep pace with inflation

U.S.  Thurgood Marshall becomes the first black justice on the Supreme Court.

U.S.  Muhammad Ali is stripped of his heavyweight title for refusing induction into US army

UK  RMS Queen Mary - retired from service

U.S.  President Johnson asks for a 6 percent increase on taxes to support the Vietnam War

U.S.  Public Broadcasting Act establishes the The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

UK  Britain devalues the pound by lowering the exchange rate from $2.80 to $2.40

UK  The British Road Safety Act which allows for the use of the "breathalyser" to detect motorists, over the legal limit goes into effect.

U.S.   Ten of thousands of Vietnam War protesters march in Washington, D.C.

U.S.  40,000 Vietnam war protesters fill the Kezar Stadium in San Fransisco

Technology
  • Worlds First Heart Transplant operation in South Africa by Dr. Christiaan N Barnard
  • The first North Sea gas is pumped ashore at Easington Co Durham.
  • The first ATM ( Automatic Teller Machine ) is put into service in Barclays Bank in London
  • The first Boeing 737 takes its maiden flight
  • The Concorde is seen for the first time in public.
  • Apollo 1 destroyed in a fire on the launch pad.
  • The US Has 74 Nuclear Powered Submarines in operation
  • Pulsars are discovered

Inventions Invented by Inventors and Country ( or attributed to First Use )
Pocket Calculator USA Texas Instrument
Popular Films
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • You Only Live Twice
  • Casino Royale
  • A Man for All Seasons
  • Thoroughly Modern Millie
  • Barefoot in the Park
  • To Sir, with Love
  • In the Heat of the Night
  • Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Popular Musicians
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Supremes
  • The Beatles
  • The Doors
  • Bob Dylan
  • Aretha Franklin
  • The Grateful Dead
  • The Monkees
  • Elvis Presley
  • The Beach Boys
  • The Bee Gees
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Cream
  • Pink Floyd
  • Moody Blues
Popular Culture 1967
  • Monterey International Pop Music Festival in California features some of the 60's Icons including Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Janis Joplin, The Steve Miller Band, Simon & Garfunkel and the Grateful Dead 
  • Evel Knievel jumps his motorcycle over 16 cars lined up in a row.
  • Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump the fountains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
  • The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, one of rock's most acclaimed albums.
  • The Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour" LP
  • The Beatles release the double A-sided single with Penny Lane on one side and "Strawberry Fields Forever" on the other side.
  • John Lennon's gets his psychedelic painted Rolls Royce delivered
  • Elvis Presley Marries Priscilla on May 1st
  • Barbara Streisand performs in Central Park before 135,000
  • Otis Reading dies in a plane crash aged 26
  • Carrol Shelby Mustang GT-500 Fastback was released
  • The Musical "Hair" opens off-Broadway.
Popular TV Programs
  • The Beverly Hillbillies
  • The Lucy Show
  • General Hospital
  • Bewitched
  • Jeopardy!
  • Peyton Place
  • Top of the Pops
  • Hogan's Heroes
  • I Dream of Jeannie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Star Trek
  • The Monkees
  • Batman