What Happened on January 10, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 17th NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-120 at Daly City, California

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
  • Micky Michelle, [Ingrid Hankers], Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • Trini Alvarado, actor (Frighteners)

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