What Happened on January 10, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

17th NBA All-Star Game, Cow Palace, San Francisco, Ca: West beats East, 135-120; MVP: Rick Barry, SF Warriors, SF

NBA Small Forward Rick Barry
NBA Small Forward
Rick Barry

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Edward W. Brooke (Sen-R-Mass), takes his seat as the 1st popularly elected African American to the US Senate

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Lester Maddox inaugurated as Governor of Georgia
  • PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network

Famous Birthdays

  • Johan Laats, Belgian judoka, born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Micky Michelle, [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • Trini Alvarado, American actress (Frighteners), born in NYC, New York

Famous Weddings

  • Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Christopher Plummer (37) divorces columnist Patricia Lewis after nearly 5 years of marriage


Famous Deaths

  • Emerson Treacy, American actor (California Straight Ahead, Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
  • Vilem Petrzelka, composer, dies at 77