What Happened on May 9, 1967

Historical Events

  • 1st flight of Fokker F-28 Fellowship
  • Gijs van Hall resigns as mayor of Amsterdam

Famous Deaths

  • Elmar Berkovich, Hungarian-Dutch industrial designer (Eindhoven theater), dies at 69
  • Philippa Schuyler, African-American child classical piano prodigy, composer, and journalist, dies in a helicopter crash in Vietnam at 35

About May 9, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 16 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: Puppet On A String - Sandie Shaw