What Happened on January 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • CRU becomes the CAFA & turns over the Grey Cup trophy to the CFL
  • Day's play in the Calcutta Test v W Indies cancelled by riots
  • FCC requires AM-FM sister stations to be at least 50% different
  • Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys 34-27 in NFL championship game
  • KC Chiefs beat Buffalo Bills 31-7 in AFL championship game
  • St Helena adopts constitution
  • Tonga revises constitution
  • WABW TV channel 14 in Pelham, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Heck, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawk, Chicago Bears)
  • Derrick Thomas, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • John Digweed, English DJ
  • Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Spanish film director
  • Tim Dog, American rapper

Famous Deaths

  • Maurice Leyland, cricketer (41 Tests for England, 2764 runs), dies
  • Moon Mullican, American hillbilly pianist (7 Nights of Rock), dies at 58