What Happened on August 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore & Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)

Famous Birthdays

  • Howard Cross, American NFL tight end, 1989-2001 (NY Giants), and broadcaster, born in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Jessica Moore [Luciana Ottaviani], Italian actress (Eleven Days, Eleven Nights), born in Urbino, Italy
  • Lee Unkrich, American film editor, animator, screenwriter, and director (Toy Story 3; Coco), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Margo Malowney, Canadian beach volleyball player (Olympics, 1996), born in Saint John, New Brunswick

Famous Deaths

  • Jaromir Weinberger, Czech-American composer (Czech Rhapsody), dies at 71
1967 Highlights

About August 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 29 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