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

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats local favourite Anne Jones 6-3, 6-4 for the 2nd of 3 straight Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Deaths

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