What Happened on July 7, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 81st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe beats W Bungert (63 61 61)
  • Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
  • Beginning of the civil war in Biafra.
  • Doors' "Light My Fire" hits #1

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Jackson, CFL receiver (BC Lions)
  • Erik van der More, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Jackie Neal, American singer (d. 2005)
  • Jason R Rich, Irvington NY, writer (Celebrity Teen Talk)
  • Tom Kristensen, Danish race car driver

Famous Deaths

  • Jo Schlesser, French Formula One racing driver (b. 1928)
  • Vivian Leigh, actress (Scarlet-Gone with the Wind), dies at 53