Historical Events in November 1967

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

Actor Strother Martin
Actor
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
Singer-songwriter
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 RĂ©gis 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 radio pulsars detected by British postgraduate Jocelyn Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish at Cambridge University
  • 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.