What Happened on March 2, 1967

Historical Events

Grammy Awards

9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra wins best record, "Michele" by The Beatles best song

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Seaton, British reggae-rock singer (Musical Youth - "Pass the Dutchie"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Thierry Lacroix, French rugby union fly-half (43 caps; 1995 Rugby World Cup top points scorer [112]), born in Nogaro, France
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Harker, British actor (Facts of Love, Champagne, Inspector Hornleigh), dies at 81
  • José Martínez Ruiz, Spanish poet and writer (b. 1873)

About March 2, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
  • UK #1 Song: Release Me - Engelbert Humperdinck