What Happened on August 4, 1967

Historical Events

  • 34th NFL Chicago College All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 ; 70,934 at Soldier Field
  • British pirate radio station Radio 355 resigns air

Album Release

Pink Floyd releases their first album "The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn", their only record made under the leadership of Syd Barrett.

  • Shortwave group ANARC's 1st convention (Chicago)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carrie Flemmer, Stettler Alberta, softball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Kembra Pfahler, Hermosa Beach Ca, actress (Gotham Gold)
  • Marcelo Filippini, Uruguay, tennis star
  • Michael Lawrence Marsh, American sprinter (Olympic 200m gold 1992, silver 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
Born in 1967

Famous Weddings

Jorge Luis Borges

Writer Jorge Luis Borges (67) weds old friend Elsa Astete Millán

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Smith, cricketer (Essex leggie, 3 wickets for England), dies

About August 4, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 7 months and 27 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