1967 - yes, it was the "Summer of Love"
On October 3rd, folk legend Woody Guthrie passed away of Huntington’s chorea in a hospital where he had spent the last ten years of his life. Along with writing "This Land is Your Land", Guthrie was a major influence on Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs and many others in the folk movement.
Members of The Grateful Dead are busted by California narcotics agents for possession of marijuana at the groups' 710 Ashbury Street House in San Francisco. After six hours, they are all released on bail.
The Beatles reject an offer of $1 million, huge for the time, from promoter Sid Bernstein, to make a second appearance at New York's Shea Stadium . He originally brought the group to Shea in August 1965.