What Happened on August 31, 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Madl, American field hockey forward/midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Mountain Top, Pennsylvnia

Famous Deaths

  • Ilja Ehrenburg, Soviet poet and writer (9th wave), dies at 76
  • Michael Fitzmaurice, American radio actor (Superman, Reported Missing, 14 Hours), dies of lymphoma at 59
1967 Highlights

About August 31, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 4 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry
  • UK #1 Song: The Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdinck