On This Day

What Happened on April 29, 1967

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
1967 Highlights

About April 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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