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"Super Bowl I"

The first “Super Bowl” was played on January 15, 1967 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. At the time it was called the AFL-NFL Championship Game and was largely seen as an exhibition game at the time. The game was carried on two networks, CBS and NBC, however the game was blacked-out in the Los Angeles area because the game could not draw enough fans to be sold out. The Vince Lombardi-coached Green Bay Packers of the NFL were led by Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr as they defeated the AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs 35 to 10.

The Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show

Some say that when the Beatles made their first appearance on American television on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964, it was and remains a seminal event in the history of rock and roll music. Mass hysteria resulted wherever the Beatles appeared, thus “Beatlemania” ensued.

Kennedy Assassinated

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on Friday, November 22nd, 1963 in Dallas, Texas while traveling in a motorcade. There has been an immense amount of controversy over who actually shot Kennedy. The Warren Commission (which included Eagle Scout and future president of the United States, Gerald R.

Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream" Speech

MLKOn August 28, 1963 on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of the most iconic speeches of the twentieth century, entitled “I Have a Dream,” as a part of the civil rights movement’s march on Washington for Rights and Freedom.

1963 DSA Recipients

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is presented to those Arrowmen who have rendered distinguished and outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, regional, or national basis. The following were presented the DSA at the 1963 National Order of the Arrow Conference - Mark O. Benner, A. Thomas Brisendine, John J. Dowe, Henry M. Faucett, William Grant, Roy M. Hinshaw, John L. Johnston Jr., J. Allan Lewis, Michael F. Miler, Martin Mockford, H. Banks Newman, Marion Sadorus, Dwayne E. Welling and Thomas K.

1965 DSA Recipients

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is presented to those Arrowmen who have rendered distinguished and outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, regional, or national basis. The following were presented the DSA at the 1965 National Order of the Arrow Conference - Robert B. Ackerman, H. Jack Beamish, James M. Becker, Milton R. Bossier, Don Sterling Boyer, Milton M. Fluegelman, Ray A. Garrabrandt, Robert C. Gilman, James L. Knepler, Earl P. Leiby, Joseph Mancini, Charles B. McKee, Edgar A. Oglesby, Frank H. Wadsworth, William H.

US Enters Viet Nam War

From 1957 to 1965, the war was mainly a struggle between the South Vietnamese army and Communist-trained North Vietnamese rebels known as the Viet Cong. During this time, the U.S. provided military advisors and China and the Soviet Union supported the Vietnamese Communists with war materials but not troops. The first U.S.

50th Anniversary Award Announced

The Order of the Arrow (OA) celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1965. The celebration was a national event, and each lodge, chapter, and Arrowman was urged to participate to the fullest. Area fellowship training conferences placed special emphasis on the 50th Anniversary program of service, and the celebration culminated with the 50th Anniversary National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC).

1961 DSA Recipients

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) is presented to those Arrowmen who have rendered distinguished and outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, regional, or national basis. The following were presented the DSA at the 1961 National Order of the Arrow Conference - J. Paul Conover, John A. Dunaway, Robert E. Finehout, Howard Gifford, Otto C. Hornung, Daniel S. Ling, Elliott W.

Kennedy Elected President

The 35th President of the United States was also the youngest U.S. President elected to office at age 43. John F. Kennedy was a former Naval Officer (Lieutenant) while serving in WWII. President Kennedy was a Boy Scout in Troop 2 of Bronxville, NY for two years. He also was active in the Boston Council from 1946-1955 as District Vice-Chairman, member of Executive Board, Council Vice-President, and National Council Representative.

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