What Happened on October 17, 1967

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • "Hair" premieres on Broadway

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barbra Streisand stars on "Belle of 14th Street" special on CBS

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue
  • Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrianne Werdel Witmeyer, tennis star (1990 Futures-Chiba), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Allen West, US metal guitarist (Obituary, Cause of Death)
  • Marianne Werdel Witmeyer, tennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mark Johnson, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Nathalie Tauziat, Bangui Cent Afr Rep, tennis star (1993 Quebec City)
  • Reggie Clark, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • RenĂ© Dif, Danish musician (Aqua)

Famous Deaths

  • Henry Pu Yi, last emperor of China, dies at 61