What Happened on March 5, 1967

Historical Events

  • WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Vanier, French Canadian soldier and 19th Governor General of Canada, dies at 78
  • Mischa Auer [Ounskowsky], Russian actor (My Man Godfrey), dies from a heart attack at 61

Mohammad MosaddeghMohammad Mosaddegh (1882-1967)

Prime Minister of Iran (1951-53) who was overthrown in a coup d'├ętat aided by the CIA and the British SIS, dies at 84

1967 Highlights

About March 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Is Here And Now You're Gone - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: Release Me - Engelbert Humperdinck