What Happened on May 13, 1967

Historical Events

  • Octagonal boxing ring is tested to avoid corner injuries
  • Zakir Husain is elected the third President of India

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Schuldiner, American heavy metal singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death; Control Denied) (d. 2001)
  • Melanie Thornton, American pop-dance singer (La Bouche - "Be My Lover"), born in Charleston, South Carolina (d. 2001)
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Frank McGrath, American actor (The Reluctant Astronaut, Wagon Train), dies from a heart attack at 64

About May 13, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Happening - The Supremes
  • UK #1 Song: Silence Is Golden - Tremeloes