What Happened on December 31, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118

Sports History

AFL Championship, Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland: Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7; George Blanda 4 field goals for Raiders in club's 1st AFL Championship

Event of Interest

Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump the Caesar's Palace Fountain, Las Vegas, breaking his pelvis, femur, wrist, hip and both ankles

  • NFL Championship, Lambeau Field, Green Bay: Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys, 21-17; "The Ice Bowl", -13°F
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brad Daluiso, American NFL placekicker (NY Giants), born in San Diego, California
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Mailey, Australian cricket spin bowler (21 Tests, 99 wickets; 10/66 v Gloucestershire 1921), dies at 81

About December 31, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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