What Happened on August 18, 1967

Historical Events

  • Boston Red Sox Tony Conigliaro is beaned by Angels Jack Hamilton at Fenway Park; injuries including a fractured cheekbone, dislocated jaw, and eye damage kept him from returning for a year and a half, and led to improvements in batting helmets

Music Single

The Rolling Stones release music single "We Love You"

Famous Birthdays

  • Blas Elias [Gomez], American rock drummer (Slaughter - Stick it Live: Trans-Siberian Orchestra; Blue Man Group), born in Kennedy, Texas
  • Brian Michael Bendis, American comic book writer, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Daler Mehndi, Indian pop and Bhangra singer-songwriter, and record producer, born in Patna, India
  • Dan Peters, American drummer (Mudhoney), born in Seattle, Washington
  • John Jurkovic, American football defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Friedrichshafen, Germany
  • Julie Kristen Smith, American actress (Showgirls), born in Nuremberg, Germany
  • Tracy Tracy [Cattell], Australian musician (The Primitives - "Crash"), born in Australia
1967 Highlights

About August 18, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott Mckenzie