View of the first three U.S. B-52 bombers (of a force of 15) landing at U-Tapao Airbase, Thailand on April 10, 1967. These bombers hit targets in Vietnam on their way to U-Tapao. (The entire force arrived during the period from April through July, 1967, on temporary assignment from the Strategic Air Command 4433rd Bomb Wing at Anderson Air Force Base, Guam.) The B-52s are under the command of the SAC 3rd Air Division. The aircraft land with wing flaps down and deploy drag chutes to slow their ground rolls.Officers of the 4258th Strategic Wing,and Royal Thai Air Force greet the arriving aircrews. The event is recorded by photographers, along with newsmen from Japan, Thailand, United States and Philippines.
Baseball pitching great Edward Charles "Whitey" Ford announces his retirement in the spring of 1967. Dressed in a civilian suit and tie, he is seen running from the Yankee dugout, past Mickey Mantle, #7, onto the field, and acknowledging the aclaim of the fans crowding Yankee stadium. Narrator notes that Ford retires with more wins than any other pitcher in Yankee team history. Fprd stands in the infield, as fans rise from their seats to give him a standing ovation. Camera zooms in on cheering fans and Photographers taking pictures. Later, an emotional Ford fights back tears before he steps before microphones
Newsreel clip on baseball's 1967 All-Star Game at Anaheim Stadium, home of the California Angels. View of the huge crowd spread over three decks. National League team poses on field before the game. In the second inning, the Phillies' Richie Allen hits a long home run off the Twins' Dean Chance to give National League 1-0 lead. In the sixth, Brooks Robinson of the Orioles homers off Fergie Jenkins of the Cubs to tie the game 1-1. Pitchers dominate the game, racking up 30 strikeouts. Finally, the Reds' Tony Perez hits the game-winning homer off Jim "Catfish" Hunter in the 15th. National League wins 2-1.
NASA engineers examine pieces of Apollo 1 capsule destroyed in fire on January 27, 1967. Parts of the capsule are arranged on tables for examination. Investigation conducted by NASA 204 review board.
Apollo 204 review board at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in United States. Technicians disassemble the scorched upper part of the Apollo 1 module following the tragedy of January 27, 1967.
Rookie Boston Red Sox pitcher Billy Rohr comes within one out of throwing a no-hitter against the New York Yankees in baseball game at Yankee Stadium, April 1967. Rohr faces the last batter as scoreboard (in background) shows the Red Sox' 3-0 lead and zero hits for Yankees. Yankee catcher Elston Howard lines a single into right field, breaking up the no-hitter. Rohr gets final out and crowd cheers and teammates congratulate him. Final shot is Rohr standing at top step of dugout, chewing gum, contemplating how close he came to the rare baseball feat.