Historical Events for November 1967

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1st - "Cool Hand Luke", starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy, and Strother Martin, is released
3rd - Boston's Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
3rd - Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
5th - ATS-3 launched by US to take first pictures of full Earth disc
5th - Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
5th - New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24
5th - US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
5th - Yemen president Sallal flees
5th - The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.
6th - Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curacao, kills 15
6th - US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
7th - Carl B Stokes elected first black mayor of a major US city - Cleveland, Ohio
7th - LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting
7th - Richard G Hatcher elected mayor of Gary, Indiana
7th - St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson 7th - Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
8th - 1st local British radio station begins broadcasting (Radio Leicester)
8th - Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
8th - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
9th - 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
9th - Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
9th - The unmanned Saturn V rocket is launched on its first successful test flight into Earth orbit
10th - KXNE TV channel 19 in Norfolk, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
12th - Margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
12th - Packers' Travis Williams returns 2 kickoffs for TDs against Browns, setting largest margin of Browns defeat (48), winning 55-7
13th - Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)
13th - NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City
14th - 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".
MLB Outfielder Carl YastrzemskiMLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski 15th - Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP
15th - Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km
15th - WLTV TV channel 23 in Miami, FL (IND) begins broadcasting
15th - 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.
17th - Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names
17th - French author RĂ©gis Debray sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia
17th - Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon
17th - Davey Jones of the Monkees opens a boutique, Zilch I, in Greenwich Village, NY
18th - British government devalues pound from US equivalent of $2.80 to $2.40
19th - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies' Golf Invitational
19th - The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
LPGA Golfer Mickey WrightLPGA Golfer Mickey Wright 20th - At 11 AM, Census Clock at Dept of Commerce ticks past 200 million
20th - Mets pitcher Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of Year
21st - Phillip & Jay Kunz fly a kite a record 28,000 feet
21st - 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."
22nd - BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles
22nd - Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
22nd - UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land
22nd - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
25th - "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 463 performances
25th - Puerto Rico placed on Atlantic Standard Time
26th - Browns' Carl Ward sets club record with a 104-yd kickoff return
26th - Cloud burst over Lisbon kills about 450
27th - Beatles release "Magical Mystery Tour"
27th - Gold pool nations pledge support of $35 per ounce gold price
French President Charles de GaulleFrench President Charles de Gaulle 27th - French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time
28th - 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)
28th - 1st pulsating radio source (pulsar) detected by postgraduate Jocelyn Burnell and her supervisor Antony Hewish
29th - British troops withdraw from Aden and South Yemen
29th - Robert McNamara elected president of World bank
30th - Julie Nixon & David Eisenhower announce their engagement
30th - Kuria Muria Islands ceded by Britain to Oman
30th - People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from the UK
30th - Senenator Eugene McCarthy annouces he will run for the US presidency on anti Vietnam war platform
30th - 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.

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