What Happened on February 17, 1967

Historical Events

  • Kosmos 140 (Soyuz Test) launches into Earth orbit
  • Parlophone releases the Beatles' double "A" side single "Penny Lane" & "Strawberry Fields" in the UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Chanté Moore, American R&B singer, actress and author (Precious), born in San Francisco, California
  • Gary Shuchuk, Canadian former NHL centre and coach (LA Kings), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Robert Massey, American NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions) and coach, born in Rock Hill, South Carolina
Born in 1967

About February 17, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kind Of A Drag - The Buckinghams
  • UK #1 Song: This Is My Song - Petula Clark