On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Beatles' "All You Need is Love" is released
  • Doors' "Light My Fire" hits #1
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John Newcombe outclasses Wilhelm Bungert of Germany 6-3 ,6-1, 6-1 for his 1st of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Jackson, American CFL receiver (BC Lions), born in Caldwell, Texas
  • Erik van der More, football player (FC Utrecht)
  • Jackie Neal, American singer, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (d. 2005)
  • Jason R. Rich, American writer (Celebrity Teen Talk), born in Irvington, New York
  • Tom Kristensen, Danish race car driver, born in Hobro, Denmark

Famous Deaths

  • Jo Schlesser, French Formula One racing driver (b. 1928)