What Happened on April 5, 1967

Historical Events

NBA Record

'76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds

  • ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit

Famous Birthdays

  • Gary Gait, Canadian lacrosse player
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1890)

About April 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Happy Together - The Turtles
  • UK #1 Song: Release Me - Engelbert Humperdinck