What Happened on July 8, 1967

Historical Events

  • Helen Weston of Detroit rolls a record 4,585 in 24 games

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer

Famous Deaths

Fatima JinnahFatima Jinnah (1893-1967)

Mother of Pakistan, sister and close adviser of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, dies officially of a heart failure at 73 but rumors of foul play by the military junta persist

Vivien LeighVivien Leigh (1913-1967)

English actress (Gone With The Wind; A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53

1967 Highlights

About July 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 6 months and 24 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: A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum