On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1967

Historical Events

  • Belgian embassy in Kinshasa, Congo, plundered
  • British pirate radio station Radio 270 broadcast from an offshore lugger, is forced to close down

Film & TV History

Celebrity hairdresser Vidal Sassoon cuts actress Mia Farrow's hair into the famous pixie cut, costing $5,000. In reality, just a publicity stunt, Farrow had previously cut her own hair.

  • Radio Scotland & Radio Swinging Holland go off the air

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Anderson, British racing driver (b. 1931)
1967 Highlights

About August 14, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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