What Happened on August 5, 1967

Historical Events

  • Bobby Gentry releases her only hit "Ode to Billy Joe"
  • First exhibition after AFL/NFL merger, Denver Broncos (AFL) surprise Detroit Lions (NFL), 13-7 at University of Denver
  • Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) & Radio London close down
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike Fox, American NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Akron, Ohio

Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman (55 years old)

American entrepreneur (co-founder of LinkedIn), born in Stanford, California

Born in 1967

About August 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 7 months and 26 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