What Happened in 1967 (Part 8)

Historical Events

Events 701 - 765 of 765

  • 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.
  • Dec 1 Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope
  • Dec 1 Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Dec 1 Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Dec 2 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
  • Dec 2 32nd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 7-3 in Birmingham
  • Dec 3 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, South Africa)
  • Dec 3 Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)

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Dec 3 Fomrer Indonesian president Sukarno placed under house arrest

1st President of Indonesia Sukarno
1st President of Indonesia
  • Dec 3 Final run of "20th Century Limited" famed NY-Chicago luxury train

MurderAssassination Attempt

Dec 3 Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica

Reggae Musician Bob Marley
Reggae Musician
Bob Marley
  • Dec 5 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple" opens at 94 Baker Street, London

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Dec 5 Benjamin Spock & Allen Ginsberg arrested protesting against Vietnam war

Pediatrician Benjamin Spock
Benjamin Spock
Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg
Beat Poet
Allen Ginsberg
  • Dec 6 USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR
  • Dec 7 "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • Dec 7 Otis Redding records "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay"
  • Dec 8 The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" album is released in UK
  • Dec 8 NHL California Seals change name to Oakland Seals

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Dec 9 Jim Morrison arrested on stage for disturbing the peace

Rocker Jim Morrison
Jim Morrison

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Dec 9 Nicolae Ceaușescu becomes President (dictator) of Romania; overthrown in 1989

Dictator of Romania Nicolae Ceausescu
Dictator of Romania
Nicolae Ceausescu
  • Dec 11 6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed
  • Dec 11 Beatles' Apple Music signs its 1st group-Grapefruit
  • Dec 11 People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) established
  • Dec 11 Supersonic airliner prototype "Concorde" 1st shown (France)
  • Dec 12 US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit
  • Dec 13 United Soccer Association & National Pro Soccer League merge into NASL
  • Dec 13 Unsuccessful coup against Greek King Constantine II
  • Dec 13 San Diego, CA records snow at a zero elevation after temperatures plunge 19 degrees (F) in eight hours.
  • Dec 14 DNA created in a test tube

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Dec 14 Lester B. Pearson (PM of Canada) announces that he is retiring from politics, and is succeeded by Pierre Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada Lester B. Pearson
Prime Minister of Canada
Lester B. Pearson
  • Dec 15 Beatles release "Christmas Time is Here Again"
  • Dec 15 Joe Garagiola joins "Today" show panel
  • Dec 15 Silver Bay bridge (Oh-WV) collapes during afternoon rush hr, 34 die
  • Dec 15 The Silver Bridge collapses, killing 46 people.
  • Dec 16 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia 76ers scores 68 points vs Chicago
  • Dec 17 WEDW TV channel 49 in Bridgeport, Connecticut (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Dec 17 Harold Holt, Prime Minister of Australia, vanishes in mysterious circumstances while swimming near Melbourne.
  • Dec 19 Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt is officially presumed dead.

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 20 "The Graduate" starring Dustin Hoffman & Anne Bancroft premieres

  • Dec 20 474,300 US soldiers in Vietnam
  • Dec 20 Ian Anderson & Glenn Cornick form rock group Jethro Tull
  • Dec 23 Brussels: NATO Council accept "Flexible Response" strategy
  • Dec 24 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Dec 24 Pirate Radio Pegasus starts broadcasting off New Zealand

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 25 Paul McCartney & Jane Asher get engaged

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • Dec 26 BBC broadcasts "Magical Mystery Tour"
  • Dec 26 Dave Brubeck Quartet formally disbands
  • Dec 28 KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Dec 28 Muriel Siebert is 1st woman to own a seat on NY Stock Exchange
  • Dec 28 56th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Brisbane (4-1)
  • Dec 29 Star Trek's "Trouble With Tribbles" 1st airs
  • Dec 29 Turkish-Cypriot government forms in Cyprus
  • Dec 30 Beatles' "Hello Goodbye" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 3 weeks
  • Dec 30 Great Western Forum opens in LA
  • Dec 31 "Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • Dec 31 1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118
  • Dec 31 Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7 in AFL championship game
  • Dec 31 "The Ice Bowl", Packers beat Cowboys 21-17 in NFL championship game (-13°F)

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,132

  • Aug 16 Pamela Smart, American convicted murderess
  • Aug 17 James Jenkins, NFL tight end (Washington Redskins)
  • Aug 17 Kenny Davidson, NFL defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Aug 17 Nelson Emerson, Hamilton, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
  • Aug 17 Kevin Max, American singer (dc talk)
  • Aug 18 Blas Elias Gomez, Kennedy TX, rock drummer (Slaughter-Stick it Live)
  • Aug 18 John Jurkovic, defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Aug 18 Julie Kristen Smith, Nuhremburg Germany, choreographer (Showgirls)
  • Aug 18 Tracy Tracy, rocker (Primitives-Lovely, Lump of Coal)
  • Aug 18 Brian Michael Bendis, American comic book writer
  • Aug 18 Dan Peters, American musician
  • Aug 18 Daler Mehndi, Indian bhangra/pop singer
  • Aug 19 Jason Starkey, son of Beatle Ringo
  • Aug 19 Randy Baldwin, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers)
  • Aug 19 Tabitha Soren, MTV reporter (This Week in Rock), born in San Antonio, Texas

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 19 Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman (CEO of Microsoft), born in Hyderabad

CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella
CEO of Microsoft
Satya Nadella
  • Aug 20 Andy Benes, Evansville IN, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Aug 20 Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg Va, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Aug 20 Terri Poch, American yogini and former professional wrestler
  • Aug 21 Michael Bendetti, actor (Officer Tony McCann-21 Jump Street)
  • Aug 21 Tuineau Alipate, NLF/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Aug 21 Carrie-Anne Moss, Canadian actress
  • Aug 21 Serj Tankian, Armenian-born singer (System of a Down)
  • Aug 21 Darren Bewick, AFL footballer

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Aug 21 Stéphane Charbonnier [Charb], French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, born in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (d. 2015)

  • Aug 22 Curt Bourque, American jockey, born in Erath, Louisiana
  • Aug 22 Layne Staley, US rock singer/guitarist (Alice in Chains-Dirt), (d. 2002)
  • Aug 22 Wale', Lagos Nigeria, model
  • Aug 22 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor
  • Aug 22 Ant, American comedian
  • Aug 22 Ty Burrell, American actor
  • Aug 22 Alfred Gough, American screenwriter
  • Aug 22 Yukiko Okada, Japanese singer (d. 1986)
  • Aug 23 Karen Noble, LPGA golfer (1995 Dinah Shore-32nd), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Aug 23 Markus Ketterer, Helsinki FIN, hockey goalie (Team Finland)
  • Aug 23 Nancy Jane Cox, Campbellsville Kentucky, Miss Kentucky-America-1991
  • Aug 24 Michael Thomas, English footballer
  • Aug 25 Jeff Tweedy, American singer (Wilco)
  • Aug 26 Myron Guyton, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 27 Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Aug 27 Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 27 Bob Nastanovich, American musician (Pavement, Silver Jews)
  • Aug 28 Chris Armstrong, CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 28 Darren Lewis, outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Berkeley, California
  • Aug 28 Frederick Kesner, Philippine-born Australian poet
  • Aug 29 Shaun Van Allen, Shaunavon, NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Aug 29 Anton Newcombe, American musician (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
  • Aug 30 Barbara Anne Kendall, mistral sailor (Oly-g/s-92, 96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 30 Catrin Nilsmark, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1995 PING Welch's-14th)
  • Aug 30 Frederique [Van derWal], Netherlands, model (Victoria Secrets)
  • Aug 30 Justin Vaughan, cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder 1992-)
  • Aug 31 Diane Madl, Mountain Top PA, field hockey forward/midfielder (Oly-96)
  • Aug 31 Melanie Sullivan, Branford Ct, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)
  • Sep 1 David Whissell, Quebec politician
  • Sep 2 Andreas Möller, German footballer
  • Sep 3 Chris Gatling, NBA forward (NJ Nets)
  • Sep 3 Luis Gonzalez, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 4 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricketer
  • Sep 5 Michele Ebadi, Miss Nebraska-America (1991), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 5 Rein van Duynhoven, soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV)
  • Sep 5 India Hicks, English model
  • Sep 6 Amy Lynn Baxter, model (Penthouse Pet 1990)
  • Sep 7 Kathaleen K Cutone, Olenoridge NJ, figure skater (1994 Collegiate champ)
  • Sep 7 Toby Jones, British actor
  • Sep 7 Leslie Jones Comedian and actress (Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Sep 8 Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Sep 8 Kimberly Peirce, American film director
  • Sep 9 B J Armstrong, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Sep 9 Laurence Tremolet, Rodez France, actress (Cyclo, Metisse,)
  • Sep 9 Akshay Kumar, Indian Actor
  • Sep 11 Kendra Lee Ruwe, Madison Idaho, Miss Idaho-America (1991)
  • Sep 11 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 11 Harry Connick Jr, singer (We Are in Love), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • Sep 11 Maria Bartiromo, financial broadcast journalist
  • Sep 12 Pat Listach, Natchitoches LA, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Sep 12 Louis C.K. [Louis Székely] Comedian (Louie), born in Washington D. C.
  • Sep 13 Michael Johnson, 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 13 Tim 'Ripper' Owens, American singer (Iced Earth, ex-Judas Priest)
  • Sep 14 John Smit, soccer player (NAC)
  • Sep 15 Dexter Carter, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
  • Sep 15 Jerry Dixon, heavy metal bassist (Warrant-Cherry Pie)
  • Sep 16 Bernie Parmalee, NFL running back (Miami Dolphins)
  • Sep 16 Dana Dormann, Oxnard CA, LPGA golfer (1993 McCall's LPGA Classic
  • Sep 16 Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics-96)
  • Sep 16 Hiroya Oku, Japanese Manga-ka
  • Sep 17 Dan Dupuis, Ashcroft BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Canadian Golf)
  • Sep 17 Derek Ware, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
  • Sep 17 Malik Yoba, actor (NY Undercover-Det JC Williams)
  • Sep 17 Maurice Hurst, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Sep 18 Ricky Bell, rock vocalist (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sep 18 Tara Fitzgerald, Sussex England, actress (Siren)
  • Sep 19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 19 Alexander Karelin, Russian wrestler
  • Sep 20 Catherine Bond-Mills, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics-96)
  • Sep 20 Gunnar Nelson, rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & Affection)
  • Sep 20 Kristen Johnston, actress (Sally Solomon-Third Rock From the Sun)
  • Sep 20 Martin Harrison, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 20 Matthew Nelson, rock vocalist (Nelsons-Love & Affection)
  • Sep 21 Andrea Thies, Irvington NY, rower (Olympics-92, 96)
  • Sep 21 Romeo van Aerde, soccer player (RKC)

Famous Weddings

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Famous Divorces

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Famous Deaths

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