On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1967

Historical Events

  • "Somebody To Love" by Jefferson Airplane peaks at #5

Music concertMusic Concert

Barbra Streisand: "A Happening in Central Park" concert performance for audience of 135,000

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear power by exploding a hydrogen bomb
  • Longest doubleheader 9:15 (Tigers & Athletics)

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Stefani, American musician (No Doubt, 1986-95 - "Don't Talk"; "Spiderwebs"), born in Fullerton, California
  • Keith Sims, American NFL offensive guard (Pro Bowl 1993–95; Miami Dolphins, Washington Redskins), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Terry Davis, American NBA forward & center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards), born in Danville, Virginia
1967 Highlights

About June 17, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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