On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1967

Historical Events

  • Israel removes barricades, re-unifying Jerusalem
  • Jayne Mansfield, American actress, and Samuel S. Brody, attorney and Mansfield's current partner, die in a car crash

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards

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


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Actress Maggie Smith
Actress
Maggie Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Jayne Mansfield [Vera Jane Palmer], American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), dies in a car crash at 34
  • Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, dies at 72
  • Primo Carnera, 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? 53 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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