On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Playtime", French film directed by Jacques Tati, starring himself, is released

Sports History

Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia 76ers scores 68 points vs Chicago

Famous Birthdays

  • Donovan Bailey, Canadian athlete (WR 100m 9.84 1996; Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m 1996; World C'ship gold 100m, 4x100m 1995, 4x100m 1997), born in Manchester Parish, Jamaica
  • Miranda Otto, Australian actress
1967 Highlights

About December 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 6 months and 11 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