What Happened on February 6, 1967

Historical Events

  • Cultural Revolution in Albania

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali pummels Ernie Terrell for 15 rounds to retain his world heavyweight boxing crown at Houston Astrodome; regains Terrell’s WBA belt as well

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Cochran, American country singer, born in South Lyon, Michigan
  • Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard), born in Kurume, Japan (d. 2007)
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Jacob Nielsen, Danish boxer (Olympic gold lightweight 1924), dies at 67
  • Martine Carol [Maryse Mopurer], French actress (Lola Montèsm, Trente et quarante), dies of a heart attack at 46

About February 6, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I'm A Believer - The Monkees
  • UK #1 Song: I'm A Believer - The Monkees