On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1967

Historical Events

  • 17th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Departure" wins the Golden Bear
  • Jim Ryun sets mile record (3:51.1, Bakersfield CA)

Summit of Interest

US President Lyndon Johnson & Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin hold 1st of 2 summit meetings in Glassboro, NJ (about halfway between New York City and Washington, DC [1]

  • US Senate censures Thomas J Dodd from Connecticut (D). for misusing campaign funds

Famous Birthdays

  • Derrick Walker, American NFL tight end, 1990-98 (San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in Glenwood, Illinois,
  • Helen Geake, British archaeologist, born in Wolverhampton, England

Famous Weddings

  • British bassist John Entwistle (22) of rock group Who weds Alison Wise
1967 Highlights

About June 23, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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