On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Single

"Respect" single released by Aretha Franklin (Billboard Song of the Year 1967)

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin

Famous Birthdays

  • Curtis Joseph, Keswick Ont, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Edmonton Oilers)
  • Elizabeth "Betsy" McCagg, Kirkland Wash, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • Mary McCagg, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Master P, American rapper
  • Rachel Williams, 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