On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 1967

Historical Events

NBA All-Star Game

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

Election of Interest

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

  • 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

Christopher Plummer

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
  • Vilém Petrželka, Czech composer, dies at 77
1967 Highlights

About January 10, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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