What Happened on August 3, 1967

Historical Events

  • 45,000 US soldiers sent to Vietnam
  • James Law rides entire NYC subway in 22 hrs 12 minutes

Famous Birthdays

  • John Femia, American actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Skin [Deborah Dyer] Jamaican-British singer (Skunk Anansie), born in Brixton, London
1967 Highlights

About August 3, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 4 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