On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Wait A Minim!" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 457 performances
  • France wins its 4th outright Five Nations Rugby Championship with an 11-6 win over Ireland at Lansdowne Road, Dublin

Famous Birthdays

  • Dara Torres, American swimmer, winner of 12 Olympic medals (1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • Frankie Poullain [Francis Poullain-Patterson], Scottish bass player (The Darkness - Permission To Land), born in Milnathort, Scotland
  • Lance Zeno, American NFL/WLAF football cornerback (Rams, Scottish Claymores), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mark Mortimer, American actor (Another World - "Nick Hudson"; Killing Cupid), born in Yorkville, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Totò [Antonio De Curtis], Italian actor (Motorizzate; Noi Duri) commonly referred to as the most popular Italian comedian of all time, dies from a heart attack at 69
1967 Highlights

About April 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries