What Happened on December 11, 1967

Historical Events

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner", directed by Stanley Kramer, starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, premieres in NYC (Hepburn - Academy Award for Best Actress 1968)

  • 6.5 earthquake in West India, 170 killed
  • 6.6 earthquake in Koynanagar, India kills 177, and injures over 2000, and damages Kolya Dam
  • Beatles' Apple Music signs its 1st group - Grapefruit
  • People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) established
  • Supersonic airliner prototype "Concorde" 1st shown (France)
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Shepherd, English film director, born in Anfield, Liverpool, England
  • DJ Yella, American DJ and music producer (N.W.A), born in Compton, California
  • Katy Steding, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Mo'Nique [Monique Hicks], American comedian and actress (Precious), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Richard Stemp, English cricketer (Yorkshire & England A left-arm spinner), born in Erdington, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Freeman, American actor (Studio One, Double Dynamite), dies after illness at 68
  • Richard Stöhr, Austrian composer, dies at 93
  • Victor De Sabata, Italian conductor and composer (II Macigno), dies at 75

About December 11, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Daydream Believer - The Monkees
  • UK #1 Song: Hello Goodbye - The Beatles