What Happened on October 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • 13th General Conference on Weights and Measures in Paris ends after redefining the second using a cesium-beam atomic clock [1]
  • Joean Baez and 123 other anti-draft protesters are arrested in Oakland, California
  • WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WGNO TV channel 26 in New Orleans, LA (ABC) begins broadcasting
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Davina McCall, British television presenter
  • Joe Murphy, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks), born in London, England
  • Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
Born in 1967

About October 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: To Sir With Love - Lulu
  • UK #1 Song: Massachusetts - Bee Gees