On This Day

What Happened on June 14, 1967

Historical Events


Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

"Steve Allen Show" premieres on CBS-TV

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen

Film release premierFilm Release

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

Event of interestEvent 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

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Mariner 5 Launch (Venus Flyby)
  • USSR launches Kosmos 166 for observation of Sun from Earth orbit

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

Famous Deaths


Person of interestEddie Eagan

Eddie Eagan, American boxer (Olympic gold 1920) and bobsledder (Olympic gold 1932), dies of a heart attack at 69

Boxer and Bobsledder Eddie Eagan
Boxer and Bobsledder
Eddie Eagan

1967 Highlights

About June 14, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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