What Happened on January 29, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Let's Sing Yiddish" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 107 performances

Hall of Fame

Branch Rickey & Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

  • Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ
  • The Arusha Declaration written by Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere is issued, clarifying Tanzania's path towards Ujamaa (African socialism)
  • WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Khalid Skah, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 1992), born in Midelt, Morocco
  • Sean Burke, Canadian ice hockey goalie (NHL All-Star 1989, 2001, 02; Hartford Whalers/Carolina Hurricanes; Canada Cup gold 1991), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Stacey King, American basketball center (NBA C'ship 1991, 92, 93 Chicago Bulls) and broadcaster (CSN Chicago), born in Lawton, Oklahoma
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Włodzimierz Poźniak, Polish composer, dies at 62

About January 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 4 months
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