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

(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay

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
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Tino Martinez, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 1997; World Series 1996, 98–2000 Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Václav Chalupa, Czech rower (Henley Royal Regatta 1989, Olympic silver 1992), born in Jindřichův Hradec, Czechoslovakia
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

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

About December 7, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 17 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