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The founder of Motown, changes the name of the Supremes to Diana Ross and the Supremes. 1967 11 May Joseph H. Hirschhorn donates his art collection, including fifty-six hundred paintings, drawings, and sculptures, to the United States. The collection's value is appraised at $50 million. 8 Dec. Paul Mellon donates his collection of British rare books, paintings, drawings, and prints to Yale University. The collection's value is appraised at more than $35 million. Movies Bonnie and Clyde, starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, Cool Hand Luke, starring Paul Newman; The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, starring Sidney Poitier, Spencer Tracy, and Katharine Hepburn; In the Heat of the Night, starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger, The Jungle Book, Disney animation.
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American Decades: 1960-1969 (American Decades) by Judith Baughman, Richard Layman, Vincent Tompkins, Victor Bondi