What Happened on August 12, 1967

Historical Events

  • New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season victory, beat St Louis 23-14

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Glover, American NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings), born in Gonzales, Louisiana
  • Andrey Plotnikov, Russian race walker
  • Andy Hui, Hong Kong actor and singer
  • Regilio Tuur, Dutch boxer
  • Tom Holkenborg, drummer (Weekend at Waikiki)
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • (William) "Buster" Bailey, American jazz clarinetist (WC Handy; King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band; Fletcher Henderson; Noble Sissle; John Kirby), and bandleader, dies of a heart attack at 65
1967 Highlights

About August 12, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Light My Fire - The Doors
  • UK #1 Song: San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott Mckenzie