On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1967

Historical Events

Music Single

Aretha Franklin releases her single "Respect" (written by Otis Redding); Billboard Song of the Year, 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Joseph, Canadian NHL goalie (Team Canada, Edmonton Oilers), born in Keswick, Ontario
  • Elizabeth "Betsy" McCagg, American rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Kirkland, Washington
  • Mary McCagg, American rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Master P, [Percy Miller] American rapper, actor and record producer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Rachel Williams, American model (Absolut Vodka, Elle), born in Greenwich Village, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Mann, American film actor and director (El Cid, Winchester '73, The Glenn Miller Story), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash at 38
1967 Highlights

About April 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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