50 years of Living Western Brought to you by Cavender’s: 1967

  • Loretta Lynn scores her first gold record with “Don’t Come Home A Drinkin’ (with lovin’ on your mind)
  • Average cost of a new car is $2,750…don’t get too excited, minimum wage is increased to $1.40/hour
  • Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump the fountains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
  • Saddle Bronc rider, Shawn Davis of Whitehall, Mont. wins PRCA world championship; He later goes on to become general manager of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas
  • Future country stars Faith Hill are Keith Urban are born
  • Quote of the Year – “what we got here… is failure to communicate”, “Captain” (Strother Martin) in film “Cool Hand Luke

Shawn Davis; Credit – Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame