- Average US yearly income was $10,600
- Gas cost $.40.
- Average US house was $25,250.
- Average UK house was £5,632.
- Red China admitted to the UN.
- India and Pakistan see border clashes advance to full war as India invades East Pakistan in support of its independence.
- IRA bomb Post Office Tower in London.
- Switzerland grants women the right to vote.
- Australia and New Zealand announce they are pulling out of Vietnam.
- Idi Amin seized control of Uganda.
- Independence: Qatar and Sierra Leone from the UK.
- Disney World opens.
- On CBS All in the Familyshocks viewers.
- Jim Morrison dead in Paris.
- Kevlar goes on the market sold by Du Pont.
- The Andromeda Strain scared us in the lab.
- The French Connection excited us in the streets of New York.
- Dirty Harry teaches us to ask 'do you feel lucky, punk?'.