What Happened on November 22, 1967

Historical Events

  • BBC unofficially bans "I Am the Walrus" by Beatles, due to the suggestive lyric “Boy, you've been a naughty girl you let your knickers down."

Music History

Mel Brooks first film "The Producers" starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder has a disastrous film premiere and is almost shelved - later goes on to win an Oscar and achieve cult status

  • Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
  • UN Security council passes resolution 242; Israel must give back occupied land
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

Boris Becker (55 years old)

German tennis player (Wimbledon 1985, 86, 89), born in Leimen, Germany

  • Donald Hollas, quarterback (Oakland Raiders)
  • Mark Ruffalo, American actor (The Avengers), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin
Born in 1967

Famous Deaths

  • Edvin Kallstenius, Swedish composer and librarian, dies at 86
  • Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892)

About November 22, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Incense And Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock
  • UK #1 Song: Let The Heartaches Begin - Long John Baldry