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Films: Bonnie and Clyde (1967) - Bedazzled (1967) - I Am Curious ... Blue/Yellow (1967) - Belle de Jour (1967) - The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) - The Bed (1967) - Playtime (1967)
Recording debuts: The Velvet Underground - Jimi Hendrix
Deaths: Oskar Fischinger (1900 - 1967) - René Magritte (1898 - 1967)
Literature: The Revolution of Everyday Life (1967) - Society of the Spectacle (1967) - The Pornographic Imagination (1967) - An Illustrated History of Horror and Science-Fiction Films (1967)
Film poster for The Trip (1967)
The "best" trip movie is also the best known: Roger Corman's classic The Trip. Written by Jack Nicholson and starring Peter Fonda, Bruce Dern, and Dennis Hopper (acidheads all), The Trip chronicled the adventures of a young director of TV commercials who, feeling that his life has no meaning, takes a hefty dose of LSD and spends the rest of the film hallucinating his brain away. Corman, to better understand the subject, actually took acid before making the film. Along with 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Trip became required viewing for anyone into LSD. -- Jim Morton
Che Guevara by Alberto Korda (March 1960), first published in 1967
OZ first issue (January 1967) Smiling Lips cover
DJ Kool Herc moves from Jamaica to New York
Exprmntl 4, Knokke-le-Zoute, 1967
Summer of loveThe Summer of Love was a phrase given to the summer of 1967 to try to describe (personify) the feeling of being in San Francisco that summer, when the hippie movement came to full fruition.
The actual beginning of this "Summer" can be attributed to the "Human Be-In" that took place in Golden Gate Park on January 14 of that year. Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, and the Jefferson Airplane all participated in the event, a celebration of hippie culture and values. Later that summer, thousands of young people from around the nation flocked to the Haight-Ashbury district of the city to join in on the hippie experience.
Also the phrase given to the late 1980s in England when acid house and detroit techno hit the Atlantic shores and transformed a nation. America celibrates its "Summer of Love" --http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_of_Love
Denmark: Danish experimentIn 1967 the Danish government lifted all restriction on pornography (save a 16 year old age limit for purchasing porn)
[...] After the riots of June 1967, Detroit went, as Ze'ev Chafets writes in Devil's Night, "in one generation from a wealthy white industrial giant to a poverty- stricken black metropolis." Starved of resources while the wealth remains in rich, white suburbs, the inner city has, largely, been left to rot.
Messe pour le Temps Présent (1967) - Pierre Henry, Pierre Colombier [Amazon.com] [FR] [DE] [UK] [...]
Morton Subotnick: Silver Apples of the Moon
Morton Subotnick: Silver Apples of the Moon (1967); The Wild Bull (1968) - Morton Subotnick [Amazon.comp]
Morton Subotnick (b. April 14, 1933) is one of the acknowledged pioneers in the field of electronic music and an innovator in works involving instruments and other media, including interactive computer music systems. He was the first composer to be commissioned to write an electronic composition expressly for the phonograph medium, Silver Apples of the Moon (Nonesuch 7114, 1967). This now classic work along with The Wild Bull (Nonesuch 71208, 1968), A Sky of Cloudless Sulphur (Nonesuch 78001, 1978) and The Key to Songs (New Albion 012, 1987) have been choreographed by leading dance companies throughout the world and remain in permanent repertoire.
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