Historical Events in 1967 (Part 4)

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Oct 10 Brendan Behan's "Borstal Boy" premieres in Dublin

Irish Poet and Playwright Brendan Behan
Irish Poet and Playwright
Brendan Behan
  • Oct 11 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • Oct 11 Yoko Plus Me art exhibit opens in London (the me is John Lennon)
  • Oct 12 St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
  • Oct 13 CBS radio cancels "House Party"
  • Oct 16 WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 16 WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 17 "Hair" premieres on Broadway

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Oct 17 Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Oct 17 Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue
  • Oct 17 Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km
  • Oct 17 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Oct 18 Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe
  • Oct 18 Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
  • Oct 18 Walt Disney's "Jungle Book" film is released
  • Oct 18 AL votes to allow Athletics to move from KC to Oakland & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with KC & Seattle teams
  • Oct 19 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Oct 19 Mariner 5 makes fly-by of Venus
  • Oct 20 All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers in Meridan Mississippi
  • Oct 20 Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A's
  • Oct 20 KMXN (now KJTV) TV channel 34 in Lubbock, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • Oct 20 A purported bigfoot is filmed by Patterson and Gimlin.
  • Oct 21 Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
  • Oct 21 Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm Pentagon
  • Oct 22 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
  • Oct 22 Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
  • Oct 22 Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley
  • Oct 22 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
  • Oct 22 18th Formula One WDC: Denny Hulme wins by five points
  • Oct 23 "Henry, Sweet Henry" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • Oct 23 NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
  • Oct 26 Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne
  • Oct 27 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
  • Oct 27 Expo 67 closes in Montreal, Canada
  • Oct 27 NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen
  • Oct 29 Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • Oct 29 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
  • Oct 29 MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC
  • Oct 29 London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
  • Oct 30 Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
  • Oct 30 Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)
  • Oct 30 USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
  • Oct 31 KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Oct 31 Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Rep

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Oct 31 SF's Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award

Film release premierFilm Release

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.
  • 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

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Dec 25 Paul McCartney & Jane Asher get engaged

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
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)