On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1967

Historical Events

Film Premiere

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

  • 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 ("You're Aging Well"; "When I Was A Boy"; The Christians and The Pagans"), born in Mount Kisco, New York
  • Steven H. Silver, American sci-fi editor, born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Famous Deaths

Konrad Adenauer

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

1967 Highlights

About April 19, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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