What Happened on June 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • 50,000 attend first day of the Monterey International Pop Festival - beginning of the Summer of Love
  • The first Montreux Jazz Festival is held in Switzerland, created by Claude Nobs [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • John Franklin, American actor (Cousin Itt in The Adams Family), born in Blue Island, Illinois
  • J├╝rgen Klopp, German football manager (Liverpool), born in Stuttgart, West Germany
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Reginald Denny, English actor (Rebecca, Cat Ballou, Batman), dies at 75

About June 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 3 months and 9 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