What Happened on July 20, 1967

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Chilean poet and diplomat Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versilia Prize, recognizing “world personalities who work for culture and understanding between peoples”

  • Race riots in Memphis, Tennessee

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Beckles, Canadian NFL guard, 1990-98 (Tampa Bay Bucs; Philadelphia Eagles), and radio broadcaster, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jon Normile, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Reed Diamond, American actor (Homicide: Life On The Street; Moneyball; Good Night and Good Luck), born in New York City
Born in 1967

About July 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 16 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