What Happened on November 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Radio Leicester begins broadcasting on VHF, the 1st of 8 local British radio stations (now 40)
  • Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Courtney Thorne-Smith, actress (Day by Day, Lucas, Summer School)
  • Henry Rodriguez, outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jay Taylor, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • Mark Zollitsch, Orono Maine, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Rhonda Kottke, WPVA volleyballer, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota