What Happened on June 17, 1967

Historical Events

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

Music Concert

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

  • China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear power by exploding a hydrogen bomb
  • Longest doubleheader 9:15 (Tigers & Athletics)
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Eric Stefani, American musician (No Doubt, 1986-95 - "Don't Talk"; "Spiderwebs"), born in Fullerton, California
  • Keith Sims, American football 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
  • Terry Norris, American boxer and three-time light middleweight world champion, born in Lubbock, Texas
Born in 1967

About June 17, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 10 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