What Happened in November 1967

Historical Events

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Nov 1 "Cool Hand Luke", starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, and Strother Martin, is released

Actor Strother Martin
Strother Martin
Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman
  • Nov 3 Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
  • Nov 3 Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
  • Nov 5 ATS-3 launched by US to take first pictures of full Earth disc
  • Nov 5 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • Nov 5 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24
  • Nov 5 US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
  • Nov 5 Yemen president Sallal flees

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Nov 5 The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Robin Gibb
  • Nov 6 Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curacao, kills 15
  • Nov 6 US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
  • Nov 7 Carl B Stokes elected first black mayor of a major US city - Cleveland, Ohio

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Nov 7 LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Nov 7 Richard G Hatcher elected mayor of Gary, Indiana
  • Nov 7 St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
  • Nov 7 Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
  • Nov 8 1st local British radio station begins broadcasting (Radio Leicester)
  • Nov 8 Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
  • Nov 8 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Nov 9 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
  • Nov 9 Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
  • Nov 9 The unmanned Saturn V rocket is launched on its first successful test flight into Earth orbit
  • Nov 10 KXNE TV channel 19 in Norfolk, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 12 Margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
  • Nov 12 Packers' Travis Williams returns 2 kickoffs for TDs against Browns, setting largest margin of Browns defeat (48), winning 55-7
  • Nov 13 Carl Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland, Ohio)
  • Nov 13 NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City
  • Nov 14 The Congress of Colombia in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".

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Nov 15 Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • Nov 15 Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km
  • Nov 15 WLTV TV channel 23 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Nov 15 The only fatality of the X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
  • Nov 17 Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names
  • Nov 17 French author Régis Debray sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia
  • Nov 17 Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon
  • Nov 17 Davey Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique, Zilch I, in Greenwich Village, NY
  • Nov 18 British government devalues pound from US equivalent of $2.80 to $2.40
  • Nov 19 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational
  • Nov 19 The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
  • Nov 20 At 11 AM, Census Clock at Department of Commerce ticks past 200 million
  • Nov 20 Mets pitcher Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 21 Phillip & Jay Kunz fly a kite a record 28,000 feet
  • Nov 21 Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
  • Nov 22 BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles
  • Nov 22 Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
  • Nov 22 UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land
  • Nov 22 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Nov 25 "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 463 performances
  • Nov 25 Puerto Rico placed on Atlantic Standard Time
  • Nov 26 Browns' Carl Ward sets club record with a 104-yd kickoff return
  • Nov 26 Cloud burst over Lisbon kills about 450
  • Nov 27 Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour"
  • Nov 27 Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price

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Nov 27 French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time

French President Charles de Gaulle
French President
Charles de Gaulle
  • Nov 28 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)
  • Nov 28 1st pulsating radio source (pulsar) detected by postgraduate Jocelyn Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish
  • Nov 29 British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen
  • Nov 29 Robert McNamara elected president of World bank
  • Nov 30 Julie Nixon & David Eisenhower announce their engagement
  • Nov 30 Kuria Muria Islands ceded by Britain to Oman
  • Nov 30 People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from the UK

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Nov 30 Senenator Eugene McCarthy annouces he will run for the US presidency on anti Vietnam war platform

Politician and Presidential Candidate Eugene McCarthy
Politician and Presidential Candidate
Eugene McCarthy
  • Nov 30 The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 100 of 104

  • Nov 1 Steve Fritz, Salina Kansas, decathlete
  • Nov 1 Sophie B. Hawkins, American musician
  • Nov 1 Tina Arena, Australian singer
  • Nov 1 Carla van de Puttelaar, Dutch photographer
  • Nov 2 Chris Port, NFL guard/tackle (NO Saints)
  • Nov 2 Darla Michele Pruett, Canton Georgia, Miss Georgia-America (1991)
  • Nov 2 Derek Porter, Belfast Ireland, Canadian rower (Oly-gold/silver-92/96)
  • Nov 2 Marc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician
  • Nov 2 Scott Walker, US politician (Governor of Wisconsin 2011-), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Nov 3 Rob Cowie, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 4 Alex Rousseau, US water polo 2m Offense (Oly-4th-92, 96), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 4 Asif Mujtaba, cricketer (Pakistani lefty batsman)
  • Nov 4 Eric Karros, Hackansack NJ, infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Nov 5 Frank Pollack, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Nov 5 Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Nov 5 Percy Snow, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • Nov 5 Steve Wagner, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 5 Judy Reyes, Dominican American actress (Scrubs), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 6 Dennis Brown, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • Nov 6 Jackie Auzias de Turenne, WPVA volleyballer (Natl-17th-1995), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 6 Jana McCoy, Portales NM, Miss NM-America (1991)
  • Nov 6 Rebecca Schaeffer, Eugene Oregon, actress (Patti-My Sister Sam)
  • Nov 6 Shuzo Matsuoka, tennis star (1995 USTA/Binghampton), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 7 Sharleen Spiteri Scottish singer and songwriter (Texas)
  • Nov 8 Courtney Thorne-Smith, actress (Day by Day, Lucas, Summer School)
  • Nov 8 Henry Rodriguez, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Montreal Expos)
  • Nov 8 Jay Taylor, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • Nov 8 Kim Dugger, Wichita Kansas, Miss Kansas-America (1991)
  • Nov 8 Mark Zollitsch, Orono Maine, kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Nov 8 Rhonda Kottke, Minneapolis Minn, WPVA volleyballer
  • Nov 9 Scott Bianco, Kamloops BC, 90 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 9 Ricky Otto, English footballer
  • Nov 10 Donya Fiorentino, US model
  • Nov 10 Jed Roberts, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 10 Michael Jai White, American actor
  • Nov 11 Bill Musgrave, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos)
  • Nov 11 Gil de Ferran, Brazilian race car driver
  • Nov 12 Charlie Pennaelino, rocker (Linear-I Never Felt This Way), born in Queens, New York

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Nov 12 Michael Moorer, boxing heavyweight champ (defeated Holyfield-1994), born in Brooklyn, New York

World Boxing Champion Michael Moorer
World Boxing Champion
Michael Moorer
  • Nov 13 Randi Ingerman, actress (Trade Winds), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 Steve Christie, NFL kicker (Buffalo Bills)
  • Nov 13 Juhi Chawla, Indian actress
  • Nov 13 Steve Zahn, American actor
  • Nov 13 Jimmy Kimmel, American TV host and producer (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Nov 14 Letitia Dean, actress (Sharon Watts-EastEnders)
  • Nov 14 Matthew King, Brisbane QLD, Australian golfer
  • Nov 14 Nina Gordon, American singer
  • Nov 15 Greg Anthony, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Seattle Supersonics)
  • Nov 15 Harvey Franklin, WLAF WR (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Nov 15 Laura Garrone, Italy, tennis star
  • Nov 15 Michiyoshi Ohara, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)
  • Nov 15 Pedro Borbon, Mao Dom Rep, pitcher (Atlanta Braves)
  • Nov 15 Scott Schrader, California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Golden State)
  • Nov 15 Gustavo Poyet, Uruguayan footballer
  • Nov 15 E-40 [Earl Stevens ], American rapper, born in Vallejo, California
  • Nov 15 François Ozon, French film director
  • Nov 16 Lawrence Dawsey, NFL wide receiver (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Nov 16 Lisa Bonet, SF, actress (Cosby Show, Different World, Angel Heart)
  • Nov 16 Craig Arnold, American poet
  • Nov 17 Howard Griffith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Nov 17 Ronnie Devoe, vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe-Candy Girl), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 17 Sheila Lussier, actress (Reform School, My Chauffeur), born in La Mesa, California
  • Nov 18 Jocelyn Lemieux, Mont Laurier, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • Nov 18 Tom Gordon, Sebring FL, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Nov 19 Gary Disarcina, Maiden MA, infielder (California Angels)
  • Nov 20 Alex Arias, infielder (Florida Marlins), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Chris Childs, NBA guard (NJ Nets, NY Knicks)
  • Nov 20 Chris Patton, Fountain Inn SC, Nike golfer (1993 NM Charity Classic)
  • Nov 20 Jeff Cotler, actor (Brian-Struck by Lightning), born in Long Beach, California
  • Nov 20 Teoman, Turkish rock singer
  • Nov 21 Dominic Lavoie, hockey defenseman (Team Austria 1998)
  • Nov 21 Kelly Gallagher, Myrtle Beach SC, playmate (Sep, 1994)
  • Nov 21 Tripp Cromer, American baseball player
  • Nov 21 Toshihiko Koga, Japanese Judoka

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Nov 22 Boris Becker, Leimen Germany, tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89)

Tennis Legend Boris Becker
Tennis Legend
Boris Becker
  • Nov 22 Donald Hollas, quarterback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Nov 22 Mark Ruffalo, American actor
  • Nov 23 Brian Glynn, Iserlohn Ger, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Nov 23 Diane O'Grady, North Bay Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Nov 23 Gary Kirsten, cricketer (South African lefty opening batsman 1993-)
  • Nov 23 Patrick Mameli, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Pestilence)
  • Nov 23 Salli Richardson, actress (Posse)
  • Nov 24 Al Martin, Covina CA, outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Nov 24 Ben McDonald, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Nov 24 Cal Eldred, baseball player
  • Nov 25 Andrea Stinson, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
  • Nov 25 Anthony Nesty, swimmer (won Suriname's 1st gold olympic medal)
  • Nov 25 Curtis Baldwin, actor (Calvin-227), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 25 Kazuya Nakai, Japanese voice actor
  • Nov 25 Gregg Turkington, American comedian (as Neil Hamburger) and musician
  • Nov 26 Karol Rusznyak, hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • Nov 26 Ridley Jacobs, cricket wicket-keeper (West Indian ODI 1996)
  • Nov 27 Brett MacNeil, CFL guard (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Nov 27 Garry Valk, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Nov 27 Laura Golarsa, Milan Italy, tennis star (Oklahoma City doubles)
  • Nov 27 Shawn Watson, American librarian
  • Nov 28 Anna Nicole "Vickie" Smith, playmate (May 1992), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 28 Stephnie Weir, American comedian
  • Nov 28 José del Solar, Peruvian footballer
  • Nov 29 Marcus Muler, WLAF adm asst (Amsterdam Admirals)

Famous Deaths

  • Nov 1 Benita Hume, actress (Vicky-Thew Halls of Ivy), dies at 61
  • Nov 4 June Thorburn, actress (Tom Thumb), dies in plane crash at 36
  • Nov 7 John Nance Garner, (VP-D, 1933-41), dies at 98
  • Nov 7 Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 7 Larry Kent, director (High Stakes), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Charles Bickford, actor (Johnny Belinda, Virginian), dies at 78
  • Nov 11 Harry Seymour, composer/actor (Tenderfoot), dies of heart attack at 76
  • Nov 11 Jordan Whitfield, actor (Swamp Fox), dies of heart attack at 50
  • Nov 12 Herman Uyttersprot, Flemish literature historian, dies at 58
  • Nov 12 Kurt Barthel [KuBa], German writer and political activist, dies at 53
  • Nov 13 Pierre Moulaert, composer, dies at 60
  • Nov 13 Harriet Cohen, English pianist (b. 1895)
  • Nov 14 Colonel C K Nayudu, cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies
  • Nov 15 Alice Lake, silent screen actress (Frisco Kid, Wicked), dies at 72
  • Nov 15 Michael James Adams, USAF pilot (X-15), dies in X-15 crash at 37
  • Nov 19 Charles J. Watters, US Army chaplain, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
  • Nov 21 Florence Reed, actress (Black Panther Club), dies after illness at 84
  • Nov 21 C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (b. 1896)
  • Nov 22 Edvin Kallstenius, composer, dies at 86
  • Nov 22 Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892)
  • Nov 23 Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies
  • Nov 24 Arnold J d'ailly, mayor of Amsterdam (1946-56), dies at 65
  • Nov 24 Louis Fratto, American gangster (b. 1908)
  • Nov 25 Ossip Zadkine, [Zadkin], Russ sculptor (Destroyed City), dies at 77
  • Nov 27 Cameron Prud'Homme, actor (Rainmaker), dies after long illness at 75
  • Nov 27 Ettore Panizza, composer, dies at 92
  • Nov 28 Leon Mba, 1st president of Gabon (1960-67), dies
  • Nov 28 Leon M'ba, Gabonese politician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 29 Theo Marcuse, actor (Mara of Wilderness), dies in auto accident at 47
  • Nov 30 Patrick Kavanagh, Irish screenwriterr (Great Hunger), dies