On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1967

Historical Events

  • Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • Expo 67 closes in Montreal, Canada
  • Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni and James Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC
  • London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall

Famous Birthdays

  • Beth Chapman, American bounty hunter and reality star (Dog the Bounty Hunter), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2019)
  • Greg Gohr, American pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Joely Fisher, American actress (Paige-Ellen), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rufus Sewell, English actor (A Knight's Tale, Middlemarch), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Julien Duvivier, French film director (La Bandera), dies at 71
1967 Highlights

About October 29, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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