The 1968 Olympic games to be held in Mexico. The preparation for the Olympic games. Buildings and stadiums being constructed. Men work with bulldozers at the construction site. Stadium, pool-gymnasium and sports palace being constructed.
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.
Masahiko Harada and Jose Medal of Mexico participate in a boxing match, Nagoya, Japan. They fight for the World Bantamweight Title in the boxing ring. Medal sustains pounding for most of the 15 rounds and Masahiko Harada wins the Title. Huge crowd cheers during the match.
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.