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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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.

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Vidal Sassoon
  • 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? 53 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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