McClintock High School Class of 1970 - 1970 in Review
MUSIC WE LISTENED TO:
Simon and Garfunkel--'Bridge Over Troubled Water' (SONG OF THE YEAR)
BJ Thomas--'Raindrops Keep Fallin‚Äô On My Head'
The Jackson Five--'I‚Äôll Be There'
The Partridge Family--'I Think I Love You'
Carpenters--'Close to You'
Geroge Harrison--'My Sweet Lord'
Guess Who--'American Woman'
The Beatles--'Let It Be'
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles--'Tears of A Clown'
Johnny Cash & June Carter--'If I Were a Carpenter'
Lynn Anderson--'Rose Garden'
Ray Price--'For the Good Times'
Oak Ridge Boys--'Talk About the Good Times'
Miles Davis--'Bitches Brew'
Dionne Warwick--'I'll Never Fall In Love Again'
Ray Stevens--'Everything Is Beautiful'
B.B. King--'The Thrill Is Gone'
Flip Wilson--'The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress'
TOP BOX OFFICE FILMS:
BEST PICTURE 1969: ¬†MIDNIGHT COWBOY
BEST PICTURE 1970: ¬†PATTON
Easy ¬†Rider ¬† ¬† Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid ¬† ¬† Goodbye, Mr. Chips ¬† ¬† Catch-22 ¬† ¬† They Shoot Horses, Don't They? ¬† ¬† The Sterile Cuckoo ¬† ¬† Alice's Restaurant ¬† ¬† Love Story ¬† ¬† ¬† Airport ¬† ¬† ¬†M*A*S*H ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†The Aristocats ¬† ¬† ¬†Woodstock ¬† ¬† Little Big Man ¬† ¬† Ryan's Daughter Tora! Tora! Tora! ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Women in Love ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†I Never Sang For My Father ¬† ¬† ¬†Five Easy Pieces ¬† ¬† ¬† The Great White Hope ¬† ¬† ¬† Scrooge ¬† ¬† ¬† Diary of a Mad Housewife ¬† ¬† ¬† The Landlord ¬† ¬† ¬† Lovers and Other Strangers ¬† ¬† ¬†Beyond the Valley of the Dolls ¬† ¬† ¬†The Honeymoon Killers ¬† ¬† ¬† Beneath the Planet of the Apes ¬† ¬† Chariots of the Gods ¬† ¬† Kelly's Heroes ¬† ¬† ¬†Soldier Blue ¬† ¬† Two Mules for Sister Sara ¬† ¬† ¬† Hercules in New York ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†Zabriskie Point ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†
ABC) Land of the Giants, The FBI, The ABC Sunday Night Movie
CBS) Lassie, To Rome with Love, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Leslie Uggams Show
NBC) Wild Kingdom, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The ¬†Bill Cosby Show, Bonanza, The Bold Ones
ABC) Music Scene, The New People, Harold Robbins' The Survivors, Love-American Style
CBS) Gunsmoke, Here's Lucy, Mayberry RFD, The Doris Day Show, The Carol Burnett Show
NBC) My World and Welcome to It, Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, The NBC Monday Night Movie
ABC) The Mod Squad, ¬†Movie of the ¬†Week, Marcus Welby, MD
CBS) Lancer, The Red Skelton Hour, The Governor and JJ, New Hour/60 Minutes
NBC) I Dream of Jeannie, The Debbie Reynolds Show, Julia, The CBS Tuesday Night Movie
ABC) The Flying Nun, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, Room 222, The ABC Wednesday Night Movie
CBS) The Glen ¬†Campbell Goodtime Hour, The Beverly Hillbillies, Medical Center, Hawaii ¬†Five-O
NBC) The Virginian, Kraft Music Hall, Then Came Bronson
ABC) The Ghost & Mrs. Muir, That Girl, Bewitched, This is Tom Jones, It Takes a ¬†Thief
CBS) Family Affair, The Jim Nabors Hour, The CBS Thursday Night Movie
NBC) Daniel Boone, Ironside, Dragnet 1970, The Dean Martin Show
ABC) Let's Make a Deal, The Brady Bunch, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, Here Come the Brides, Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters Hour
CBS) Get Smart, The Good Guys, Hogan's Heroes, The CBS Friday Night Movie
NBC) The High Chaparral, The Name of the Game, Bracken's World
ABC) The Dating ¬†Game, The Newlywed ¬†Game, The Lawrence Welk Show, The Hollywood Palace
CBS) The Jackie Gleason Show, My Three Sons, Green Acres, Petticoat Junction , Mannix
NBC) The Andy Williams Show, Adam 12, NBC Saturday Night Movie
100th Anniversary of NCAA Football--Ohio State Buckeyes
Cotton Bowl--#1 Texas Longhorns
Orange Bowl--#2 Penn State Nittany Lions
Sugar Bowl--#13 Mississippi Rebels
Rose Bowl--#5 USC Trojans
Fiesta Bowl--began in 1971
Super Bowl IV--Minnesota Vikings 7; Kansas City Chiefs 23
Heisman Trophy--Jim Plunkett, Quarterback from Stanford ¬†
Stanley Cup--Boston Bruins
70th US Open Golf--Tony Jacklin @ Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, MN ¬†
Kentucky Derby Champion--Dust Commander (M. Manganello, jockey)
NCAA Basketball Championship--UCLA
World Series--Baltimore Orioles @ Riverfront Stadium (1st artificial turf)
37th US President--Richard Milhous Nixon ¬†(1/20/1969-8/9/1974)
39th US Vice President--Spiro Agnew (1969‚Äď1973)
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 5.84%
Minimum Wage $1.60
Flour 59¬Ę ¬† ¬† Bread 24¬Ę ¬† ¬† Butter 87¬Ę ¬† ¬† Eggs 62¬Ę ¬† ¬† Milk 66¬Ę ¬† ¬† Coffee 91¬Ę ¬† ¬†Sugar 65¬Ę
Paper Dress $1.25
US postage Stamp 6 cents
Average Cost of new house $15,550-$23,450
Average Income per year $8,550-9,400
Average Monthly Rent $135-140
Average Cost New Car $3,270 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†
AMC Gremlin $1,879 ¬† ¬† ¬†Toyota Corona $1,950
Gas per Gallon 35¬Ę-36¬Ę ¬†
Alarm Clock from Westclox $9.98 ¬† ¬† ¬†Shaefer Pen $9.95 ¬† ¬† Man‚Äôs Westclox Watch $18
Sports Illustrated 15¬Ę
FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO DIED
¬†8 Robert Taylor, actor (Death Valley Days), dies of lung cancer at 57
21 Maureen 'Little Mo' Connolly, 1st woman grand slam (1953), dies at 34
22 Judy Garland, actress (Wizard of Oz), suicide at 47
¬†3 Brian Jones, guitarist (Rolling Stones), drowns in swimming pool at 25
20 Roy Hamilton, Georgia Music Hall of Fame, dies after a stroke at 40
31 Gary Allen Hinman, a CA musician and UCLA Ph.D. candidate, murdered at his home in CA
Donald ‚ÄúShorty‚ÄĚ Shea, Bernard 'Lotsapoppa' Crowe, Steven Parent, Jay Sebring, Voyteck Freykowski, Abigail Folger (25), Sharon Tate (26), Leno & Rosemary LaBianca: ¬†Murdered by The Charles Manson Family
17 Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81
31 Rocky Marciano, former heavyweight champ, dies in a Cessna plane crash at 45
¬†1 Drew Pearson, newscaster, dies of a heart attack at 71
¬†2 HŠĽď Ch√≠ Minh, ¬†N Vietnamese president, dies of heart failure at 79
¬†7 Everett McKinley Dirksen, (Sen-R), suffered a cardiopulmonary arrest ¬†at 73
¬†8 Bud Collyer, TV emcee (Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth), dies from a circulatory ailment at 61
¬†8 Kam Tong, actor (Hey Boy from Have Gun Will Travel), dies at 62
¬†9 Charles De Gaulle ¬†dies suddenly aneurysm of the aorta at 79
18 Joseph P Kennedy, father of President JFK, dies of a major stroke in Hyannis Port, MA, at 81
¬†4 Fred Hampton, US Black-Panther leader, murdered while sleeping by Chicago police
31 Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered by killers hired by a union political opponent
14 John J 'Johnny' Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61
17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident (+3 members of the band) at 32
24 James 'Shep' Sheppard, Shep & Limelites ‚ÄúDaddy‚Äôs Home‚ÄĚ, beaten, robbed and shot to death in his car ¬†
14 Mary Ann Ganser, The Shangri-Las, overdose of barbiturates at 22
16 Tammi Terrell, soul singer ‚ÄúYou're All I Need‚ÄĚ, dies of brain tumor at 24
¬†6 Sam Sheppard, American osteopathic physician accused of murdering his wife (The Fugitive)
¬†6 Maurice Stokes, American basketball player died of a heart attack at 36
¬†26 Gypsy Rose Lee, stripper/actress, dies of lung cancer at 56
¬†28 Ed Begley, actor ‚Äú12 Angry Men‚ÄĚ dies of a heart attack at 69
¬†30 Inger Stevens, actress ‚ÄúFarmer's Daughter,‚ÄĚ commits suicide at 35
¬†4 Jeffrey Glenn Miller, Allison B. Krause, William Knox Schroeder & Sandra Lee Scheuer at Kent State University killed by Ohio National Guard
¬†8 Abraham Maslow, American psychologist 'hierarchy of human needs' died of a heart attack at ¬†62
16 Brian Piccolo, American football player (Brian‚Äôs Song), dies of cancer ¬†at 27
19 Barry Wood, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61
18 Soledad Miranda Spanish actress (Count Dracula) died in a car accident at 27
18 James Marshall 'Jimi' Hendrix died of asphyxiation at 27
¬†4 Janis Lyn Joplin died of an overdose of heroin at 27
28 James ‚ÄúBaby Huey‚ÄĚ Ramsey died of a heart attack (overweight/drugs) at 26
30 Charles L. 'Sonny' Liston found dead by his wife in Las Vegas (38-42?)