On This Day

What Happened on May 26, 1967

Historical Events

Album Release Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

EMI releases "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" a few days early in the UK; it would go to number one for 15 weeks in the US and 22 weeks in the UK

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One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
One of the most famous album covers in music history, The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band, designed by artists Peter Blake and Jann Haworth
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  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Kristen Pfaff, American rock bassist (Hole, 1993-94), born in Buffalo, New York (d. 1994)
  • Phil Doyle, Australian writer

Famous Deaths

  • Antoon Spinoy, Belgian politician, dies at 60
  • George E Stone, Polish actor (Viva Villa, Last Mile, 5 Star Final, Front Page), dies at 64
1967 Highlights

About May 26, 1967

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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