What Happened on October 8, 1967

Historical Events

Historic Event

Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivonne Reyes, Venezuelan actress, born in Valencia, Venezuela

Famous Deaths

Clement AttleeClement Attlee (1883-1967)

British politician, Prime Minister of Great Britain (1945-51), dies at 84

  • Vernon Watkins, Welsh poet (Ballad of Mari Lwyd), dies at 61
1967 Highlights

About October 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 27 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