On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1967

Historical Events

  • ATS-3 launched by US to take first pictures of full Earth disc
  • New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.

Singer-songwriter Robin Gibb
Singer-songwriter
Robin Gibb
  • US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
  • Yemen president Sallal flees

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Pollack, American NFL tackle (SF 49ers), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Grant Leury, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Judy Reyes, Dominican American actress (Scrubs), born in NYC, New York
  • Steve Wagner, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1967 Highlights

About November 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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