On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1967

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Casino Royale" James Bond comedy film starring David Niven and Peter Sellers premieres. Based on the Ian Fleming novel.

Actor David Niven
David Niven
Actor and Comedian Peter Sellers
Actor and Comedian
Peter Sellers
  • Beatles sign a contract to stay together for 10 years (they don't)
  • Yugoslav author Mihaljo Mihaljov sentenced 4½ years

Famous Birthdays

  • Dorothy "Dar" Williams, American singer-songwriter described as "one of America’s very best singer-songwriters."(You're Aging Well), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Steven H. Silver, American sci-fi editor, born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Famous Deaths

Person of interestKonrad Adenauer

Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer

1967 Highlights

About April 19, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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