I’d pick 1967
🎵 The Doors release their self titled album
🎬 Charlie Chaplin makes his last film
❄️ January 12 – Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with the intent of future resuscitation.
🌀 Human Be-In in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, setting the stage for the Summer of Love🌸
🚀 Apollo 1 launch test fails. 3 U.S. astronauts lost.
🎤 Aretha Franklin records “Respect”
🎶 The Velvet Underground & Nico album is released
✌️ 10,000 gather in NYC for the Central Park be-in
💜 Elvis and Priscilla marry in Vegas
🎷 The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, nicknamed “The Soundtrack of the Summer of Love”
🎨📺 The first UK colour television broadcasts begin on BBC2
💖 All You Need is Love single released in the UK
🎼 Pink Floyd releases The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
🚌 The Beatles release Magical Mystery Tour in the U.S.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience releases Axis: Bold as Love
💉 world’s first heart transplant performed by Christiaan Barnard
📖 Gabriel García Márquez’s influential novel One Hundred Years of Solitude is published
🎂 Dave Matthews, Kurt Cobain, Will Ferrell, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, and Jaime Foxx say hello.
💀 Alice B. Toklas, Langston Hughes, Dorothy Parker, John Coltrane, Carl Sandburg, Rene Magritte, Brian Epstein, Woody Guthrie, Otis Redding say goodbye.
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