AHS students show admiration and respect for the Cardinal Seal in the Grace Gym Foyer.

Young damage assessors examine a house under construction that was destroyed by the June 9 tornado in the Berkley subdivision near Hintz and Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights.




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1966 GTO Convertible


The Year is 1966 ...

President Johnson orders first B-52 bombing raids on North Vietnam.

Supreme Court rules that police arrests must include advice to suspects of their rights when they are about to interrogate the suspect. The Miranda Warning: "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to be speak to an attorney, and to have an attorney present during any questioning. If you cannot afford a lawyer, one will be provided for you at government expense." Arrests can still be valid without the Miranda Warning, except any statements of self-incrimination cannot be used against the suspect.

Richard Speck murders eight student nurses in Chicago.

The bludgeoned and stabbed body of Valerie Percy, daughter of Senator Charles H. Percy, is found in her bedroom in the family mansion in Kenilworth, Illinois. She is believed to have been killed by burglars.

A tornado cuts a path from Arlington Heights to Prospect Heights on June 9, killing one. In Arlington Heights, a radio tower is toppled and houses are damaged. Palwaukee Airport is damaged as hangars are destroyed and planes are overturned.

Congress enacts safety standards for automobiles.

U.S. troop involvement in Vietnam increases from over 200,000 to over 400,000.

U.S. governement builds
Fermilab, an energy research and development facility, near Batavia.

Elk Grove High School opens. District 214 enrollment passes 10,000 students.

NFL and AFL in agreement to begin to play Super Bowl championship game.

A Man for All Seasons
wins an Oscar
for Best Picture
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