On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1967

Historical Events

  • Elmer Bernstein and Carolyn Leigh's musical "How Now, Dow Jones", starring Tony Roberts, and directed by George Abbott, opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 220 performances

Music Recording

Otis Redding records his song "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay", co-written and produced by guitarist Steve Cropper at Stax Studios in Memphis Tennessee

  • The Beatles' clothing store "Apple Boutique" opens at 94 Baker Street, London

Famous Birthdays

  • Tino Martinez, American MLB baseball first baseman, 1990-2005; All-Star 1995, 1997; World Series 1996, 98–2000 (Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees, and 2 other teams), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Václav Chalupa, Czech rower (Henley Royal Regatta 1989, Olympic silver 1992), born in Jindřichův Hradec, Czechoslovakia

Famous Deaths

  • House Peters, British silent film actor (This Is the Life; Kansas Territory), dies at 87
1967 Highlights

About December 7, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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