What Happened on April 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • 121st Grand National: John Buckingham aboard rank 100/1 outsider Foinavon avoids famous carnage to win by 15 lengths from favourite Honey End
  • 12th Eurovision Song Contest: Sandie Shaw for United Kingdom wins singing "Puppet on a String" in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Arwyn Davies, Welsh actor
  • Kenneth Benjamin, West Indian cricketer, born in St John's, Antigua
Born in 1967

About April 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 20 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: Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra