On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1967

Historical Events

  • Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua
  • Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (Fixer)

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Coffey, HI, actor (Satisfaction, Shout)
  • Tim McGraw, American country musician and actor, born in Delhi, Louisiana
  • Yael Arad, Israeli middleweight judoka (first Israeli to win an Olympic medal - silver 1996), born in Tel Aviv, Israel

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley (32) weds actress Priscilla Beaulieu (21) at Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley

1967 Highlights

About May 1, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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