What Happened on June 14, 1967

Historical Events

The Steve Allen Comedy Hour

"The Steve Allen Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS-TV

To Sir, with Love

British film "To Sir, with Love" written and directed by James Clavell, and starring Sidney Poitier is 1st released in the US

Event of Interest

California Governor Ronald Reagan signs the Therapeutic Abortion Act, legalizing abortions in the state under certain circumstances, the second state after Colorado to do so

  • Mariner 5 Launch (Venus Flyby)
  • USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ante Miše, Croatian soccer player (Hajduk Split/Vitesse), born in Vukovar, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Dedrick Dodge, American NFL safety (SF 49ers, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Neptune, New Jersey
  • Kelly Nash, American radio personality
  • Wendy Lian Williams, American diver (Olympic bronze 1988, 92), born in St Louis, Missouri
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

Eddie Eagan (1897-1967)

American boxer (Olympic gold - light heavyweight, 1920) and bobsledder (Olympic gold - 4-man team,1932), dies of a heart attack at 69

About June 14, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Groovin' - The Young Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum