What Happened on April 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Aretha Franklin releases "Respect"

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Joseph, Keswick Ont, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Edmonton Oilers)
  • Elizabeth "Betsy" McCagg, Kirkland Wash, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96)
  • Mary McCagg, rower (Olympics-4th-92, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Master P, American rapper
  • Rachel Williams, model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Mann, US director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60
  • J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies at 38