- There was still one Civil War vet alive.
- The tallest building in Chicago was just a bit over 600 feet, the Chicago Board of Trade building
- Bob Dylan had just begun his freshman year at University of Minnesota.
- The teamsters were run by Jimmy Hoffa.
- No one had heard of the phrase "serial killer."
- Only 13 major leaguers had ever hit 300 homers.
- The name of Chicago's mayor was Richard Daley.
Alright, people, White Sox v. Astros -- who ya got? (Do you care?)