What Happened on July 13, 1967

Historical Events

  • Race riots break out in Newark, 27 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Benny Benassi, Italian disc jockey
  • Dean Barnett, American Conservative blogger, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2008)
  • Jane Fraser, British-American banker (CEO of Citigroup - first woman to run a major Wall Street bank), born in St Andrews, Scotland
  • Pat Rapp, American MLB pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Jennings, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Cornelis A Eman, chairman (State of Aruba Peoples Party), dies at 51
  • Tom Simpson, English road cyclist (World Road Race Champion 1965), dies of diuretic combination of alcohol and mixed amphetamines at 29
1967 Highlights

About July 13, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Windy - The Association
  • UK #1 Song: All You Need Is Love - The Beatles