What Happened on December 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • NHL California Seals change name to Oakland Seals
  • The Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" EP is released in UK; issued in US as an album, including additional singles from 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Sheridan, English footballer and manager, born in Stretford, United Kingdom
  • Jeff George, American NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons, Oakland Raiders), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese seiyu (voice actress), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Marina Augusta Baker, English glamour model (Playboy playmate Mar, 1987) and politician, born in Windsor England,
  • Ron George, American linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Heidelberg, Germany
  • Tony Mayberry, American NFL center (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in W├╝rzburg, Germany
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • John Mills, Sr., American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1889)

Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr.Robert Henry Lawrence, Jr. (1935-1967)

Jr., 1st African-American astronaut and U.S. Air Force major, dies in a crash of an F-104 Starfighter while training at 32


About December 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 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