In 1967 the average cost of new house was $14,250, the average income was $7,300 a year and gas was 33 cents a gallon.
The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs played the first Super Bowl. The Berlin Wall, dividing West Germany from the Communist east, stood tall and long.
Last, but not least, 475,000 U.S. troops were fighting in Vietnam.
U.S. Army Alaska Commander, Maj. Gen. Raymond Palumbo recognized the heroism of one of those Soldiers Feb. 4 at Fort Wainwright, awarding Dr. Paul Taylor of Fairbanks a long-overdue Silver Star for his heroism in battle.