What Happened on October 5, 1967

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Pearce, British-Australian Emmy Award-winning actor (Jack Irish), born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Rex Chapman, NBA guard (Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns)

Famous Deaths

  • Clifton Williams, American major and NASA astronaut, dies at 35, in T-38 jet crash
1967 Highlights

About October 5, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Letter - The Box Tops
  • UK #1 Song: Massachusetts - Bee Gees