What Happened on June 20, 1967

Historical Events

  • Mohammed Ali [Cassius Clay] sentenced to 5 years by jury after 21 minutes of deliberation for refusing to be inducted into the armed forces during the Vietnam War
  • Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Smith, American NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders), born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina
  • Francis Reyes, Filipino new wave and Pinoy rock guitarist (The Dawn), broadcaster, and music editor, born in Lipa City, Batangas, Philippines
  • Joey Cathcart, American rock guitarist (Nelson - "Love & Affection") (d. 2021)

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman (55 years old)

Australian-American actress (Dead Calm; The Hours), born in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Pat Jablonski, American NHL goalie, 1989-98 (Montreal Canadiens, and 4 other teams), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • [Matthew] Murphy Karges, American bassist (Sugar Ray - "Every Morning"), born in Orange County, California
Born in 1967

About June 20, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 12 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