On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1967

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
  • Bobby Unser wins both races at Mosport, Ontario, Canada, the first Champ Car races ever run outside the United States
  • Canada celebrates the 100th anniversary of the 1867 British North America Act which served as Canada's constitution for over 100 years

Album Release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Beatles' album "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" goes #1 in the United States, where it would stay for 15 weeks

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One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
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Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson, Canadian-American actress (Baywatch) and Playboy playmate (Feb 1990), born in Ladysmith, British Columbia


1967 Highlights

About July 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer