What Happened on May 15, 1967

Historical Events

  • "In re Gault", US Supreme Court rules juveniles accused of crimes should be given same legal rights as adults

Paul Meets Linda

Paul McCartney meets his future wife, American photographer Linda Eastman

Famous Birthdays

  • John Smoltz, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1995; NL Cy Young Award 1996; Atlanta Braves), born in Warren, Michigan
  • Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Hopper, American painter (House by Railroad), dies at 84
  • Jaromír Fiala, Czech composer, dies at 74

About May 15, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Groovin' - The Young Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: Silence Is Golden - Tremeloes