On This Day

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, 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
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 (b. 1906)