What Happened on June 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

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, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Melora Hardin, actress (Family Tree, Best Times), born in Houston, Texas
  • Murray Foster, Canadian musician

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

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

Actress Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith

Famous Deaths

  • Jayne Mansfield, 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 (b. 1906)