What Happened on June 29, 1967

Historical Events

  • Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem

Music History

Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge

Famous Birthdays

  • John Wehner, American MLB infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Melora Hardin, American actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • Murray Foster, Canadian musician (Moxy Früvous, Great Big Sea), born in Thorn Hill, Ontario

Famous Weddings

Maggie Smith

Actress Maggie Smith (32) weds actor Robert Stephens (35) in Greenwich, England

Famous Deaths

Jayne MansfieldJayne Mansfield (1933-1967)

American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), dies in a car crash at 34

  • Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, dies at 72

Primo CarneraPrimo Carnera (1906-1967)

Italian boxer (World Heavyweight Champion 1933-34), dies of alcohol-related liver disease at 60


1967 Highlights

About June 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Windy - The Association
  • UK #1 Song: A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum