On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1967

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Premier

"You Only Live Twice", 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London

  • In the case of Loving v. Virginia, United States Supreme Court unanimously strikes down laws against interracial marriages
  • Race riot in Cincinnati Ohio (300 arrested)
  • USSR launches Venera 4 for parachute landing on Venus
  • Washington Senators beat Chicago White Sox, 6-5 in 22 innings at D.C. Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Frances O'Connor, English-Australian actress (The Importance of Being Earnest), born in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England
  • Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress, director and screenwriter, born in Madrid
  • Neil Maxwell, Fijian cricketer (all-rounder for Fiji 1990, Victoria & NSW), born in Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji

Famous Deaths

  • Bombardier Billy Wells [William Thomas Wells], English heavyweight boxer (Lionsdale Belt, 1911), dies at 79
1967 Highlights

About June 12, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini