What Happened on September 17, 1967

Historical Events

TV Show Appearance

American rock band "The Doors" appear for 1st and last time on "The Ed Sullivan Show"; singer Jim Morrison reneges on promise to change a lyric, prompting producers to offer no further invitations [1]

  • Mount Washington cog railway train derails, kills 8 (NH)
  • New Orleans Saints 1st NFL game, they lose to LA Rams 27-13
1967 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Malik Yoba, American actor (NY Undercover-Det JC Williams), born in New York City
Born in 1967

About September 17, 1967

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 56 years and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Letter - The Box Tops
  • UK #1 Song: The Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdinck