What Happened on July 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • American pop-rock group "The Monkees" perform at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium in Queens, New York, with psychedelic rock Jimi Hendrix Experience as opening act;
  • British rock band "The Who" begin 1st full US tour, appearing at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, California, and then going coast-to-coast opening for Herman's Hermits
  • Canadian singer-songwriter makes her Newport Folk Festival debut at a songwriters' workshop performance in Newport, Rhode Island

LPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 1 stroke from Shirley Englehorn

  • Prison brawl ignites barracks, killing 37 (Jay, Florida)

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist, born in Honfleur, Calvados, France
  • Roger Duffy, American NFL guard and center (NY Jets), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Will Ferrell, American Emmy and Raspberry Award-winning comic actor and writer (SNL, 1995-2002; Anchorman; Elf; Step Brothers), born in Irvine, California
1967 Highlights

About July 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 21 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