THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1968 ~ PAGE II

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Popular Culture 1968

The first Big Mac goes on sale in McDonalds costing 49 cents.
The Beatles create Apple Records and record "Hey Jude" as the first single on the label.
The CBS television news magazine program "60 Minutes" shown for the first time
Musical Hair opens at Shaftesbury Theatre in London featuring nudity and drug-taking.

Popular Films of 1968 

The Graduate

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Bonnie and Clyde

Valley of the Dolls

The Odd Couple

Planet of the Apes

Rosemary's Baby

 

Popular Music of 1968

The Rolling Stones

The Supremes

The Beatles with " Hey Jude "

Fleetwood Mac

Aretha Franklin

Gary Puckett and The Union Gap

The Grateful Dead

The Monkees

Simon and Garfunkel " Mrs Robinson "

The Beach Boys

The Bee Gees

The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Cream

The Doors " Hello I Love You "

Pink Floyd

Moody Blues

Bobby Goldsboro " Honey "

Marvin Gaye " I heard it through the Grapevine "

David Bowie

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Coach Jim Lofton. Head football coach and Athletic Director.

Coach Jim Stoudenmire.

Jefferson Cheerleaders 1968 - L-R: Betty Oliver, Jean Stephens, Sandy Yates, Janice Nabors -Captain, Charlotte Stringer, Hilda Johnson, Peggy Sosebee, Paula Adams, Marsha Davis.

JHS Pep Rally.

1968 Jefferson Dragon Football Team.

Edward McEver.

Cary Carter.

Gene Thurmond.

Pat Williamson.

Coaches Stoudenmire and Lofton chat with Quarterback Gene Thurmond.

Jack kesler moves through the North Habersham line as John Beatty and David Little clear the way.

Jack Kesler makes a great catch on a pass from QB Thurmond for a good Dragon gain.

Halfback Joel Anderson drags a Green County defensive back on an end sweep.

Billy Johnson and John Beatty lead the way as Jack Kesler sprints around the end for a first down against Commerce.

McEver reaches out to help Kesler bring down Morgan County back Curtis after a five-yard run.

Cornerback Anderson displays form that made him the leading Dragon tackler with 49 during the season.

Halfback Pat Williamson rambles for yardage versus Harlem.

Washington-Wilkes back Jack Leard scores despite the efforts of John Beatty, Edward McEver, Wayne Anglin and Mike Burnette.

Quarterback Thurmond rolls out for yardage.

1967-68 Dragonettes - L-R; Y. Wilson, M. Byess Pethel, S. Craven, P. Adams, L. Johnson, J. Garrett, S. Dinkins, S. Camp and S. Robinson.

Sherry Craven.

Kneeling - L-R; D. Hoard, M. Bryan, J. Spence, B. Cain. Standing - L-R; T. Duke, S. Adams, M. Newton, J. Pinion, W. Anglin, S. Sauls, M. Beatty.

L-R; S. Sauls, N. Fleeman, B. Johnson, B. Cain, R. English, C. Carter, W. Anglin, J. Hayes.

Jerris Hayes.

Roger English.

Wayne Anglin.

Billy Johnson.

Gene Thurmond leads an upcoming gymnastics program under Coach Jim Stoudenmire.

Jefferson High School 1968 Wrestling Team.

Kenny Rosser - JHS 1968 Pole Vault.

The old Jefferson High School auditorium from 1968.