What Happened on July 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Funny Girl" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1348 performances
  • 1st British colour TV broadcast, on BBC 2
  • BBC starts its World Radio Club
  • Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" goes #1 in the United States, where it would stay for 15 weeks
  • Canada celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 1867 British North America Act which served as Canada's constitution for over 100 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Richardson, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Mike Eastwood, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Pamela Anderson Lee, Ladysmith BC, playmate (Feb 90/Home Improvement)
  • Tony Bennett, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)