On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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
Actor
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