Events in year of 1967

  • 01-01CRU becomes the CAFA and turns over the Grey Cup trophy to the CFL
  • 01-01FCC requires AM-FM sister stations to be at least 50% different
  • 01-01Green Bay Packers beat Dallas Cowboys 34-27 in NFL championship game
  • 01-01Kansas City Chiefs beat Buffalo Bills 31-7 in AFL championship game
  • 01-01St. Helena adopts constitution
  • 01-01Tonga revises constitution
  • 01-01WABW TV channel 14 in Pelham, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 01-03"Tonight Show" is shortened from 105 to 90 minutes
  • 01-03Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion
  • 01-03WJAN TV channel 17 in Canton, OH (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 01-05KLXA (now KTBN) TV channel 40 in Fontana-San Ana, CA (IND) begins
  • 01-06"Milton Berle Show" last airs on ABC-TV
  • 01-062 homemade buses collided on a mountain road in Terpate, Philippines plunging off a cliff, killing 84, injuring 140
  • 01-06KHTV TV channel 39 in Houston, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 01-07"Newlywed Game" premieres on ABC TV
  • 01-09Georgia legislature seats Rep Julian Bond
  • 01-10Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven
  • 01-10Edward Brooke, takes (Sen-R-Mass) seat as 1st popular elected black
  • 01-10Lester Maddox inaugurated as Governor of Georgia
  • 01-10PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network
  • 01-10Princess Margret marries Mr Pieter van Vollenhoven
  • 01-11Romeinse Curie installs Council for Pontifical Study commission
  • 01-12Louisville, Ky, draft board refuses exemption for boxer Muhammad Ali
  • 01-13Coup in Togo
  • 01-13Rolling Stones appear on Ed Sullivan Show
  • 01-1420,000 attend Human Be-In, San Francisco
  • 01-14Earthquake in Sicily kills 231
  • 01-14New York Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments
  • 01-14Sonny and Cher release "Beat Goes On"
  • 01-15Super Bowl I: Green Bay Packers beat Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10 in LA Super Bowl MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay, QB

People born in year of 1967

  • 01-01Andy Heck: NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawk, Chicago Bears)
  • 01-01Derrick Thomas: NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • 01-02Harlon Barnett: NFL safety (Minn Vikings)
  • 01-03Demetri Davis: WLAF tight end (Barcelona Dragons)
  • 01-03Joseph Amor: San Jose, California -- Video game record holder (Space Invaders)
  • 01-03Magnus Gustafsson: Sweden -- Tennis star
  • 01-04David Wayne Toms: Monroe, Louisiana -- PGA golfer (1992 Northern Telecom-3rd)
  • 01-04Michael "Mike" Peterson: Washington, DC -- Rower (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-04Rick Cunningham: NFL tackle (Minn Vikings, Oakland Raiders)
  • 01-05Chris Nabholz: US baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • 01-05J B Brown: NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • 01-05Ray Crockett: NFL defensive back (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32)
  • 01-05Ricky Paull Goldin: San Francisco, California -- Actor (Doug-Hail to the Chief, Another World)
  • 01-06David Belcher: Australian rower (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-06Larry Donald: Cincinnati, Ohio -- US boxer (1992 Olympics)
  • 01-06Peter Loran: Teaneck, New Jersey -- Rock vocalist (Trixter-Give It To Me Good)
  • 01-07Guy Hebert: Troy -- NHL goalie (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Team USA 98)
  • 01-07Scott Galbraith: NFL tight end (Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys)
  • 01-08Hollis Conway: Chicago, Illinois -- High jumper (1988, 92 Olympics - Silver / Bronze Medals)
  • 01-08Kent Jones: Portales, New Mexico -- Golfer (NM State Amateur-1990-91)
  • 01-08Roger Rowland: Jacksonville, Florida -- Nike golfer (1990 Macon Open-2nd)
  • 01-08Willie Anderson: United States -- NBA guard (NY Knicks, Olympics - Bronze - 1988)
  • 01-09Dave Mcllwain: Seaforth -- NHL center (Pittsburgh Penguins)
  • 01-09Jamie Huscroft: Creston -- NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 01-10Mick Hankers: Dutch dancer (Josephine, Sound of Motown)
  • 01-10Micky Michelle [Ingrid Hankers]: Dutch dancer (Josephine)
  • 01-10Trini Alvarado: Actor (Frighteners)
  • 01-11Jeff Bankett: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Actor (Tyler-1 Life to Live)
  • 01-11Richmond Webb: NFL tackle (Miami Dolphins)
  • 01-11Ronnie Stern: Sainte-Agathe, Quebec -- NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)

People died in year of 1967

  • 01-01Moon Mullican: Rocker, dies at 58
  • 01-03Jack Ruby: Assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies at 55
  • 01-03Mary Garden: Opera star, dies at 92
  • 01-04Donald Campbell: Boat racer, dies trying to break 300 mph on water
  • 01-06Arnhem "Tata" Joseph Weiss: "the Zigeunerbaron, " buried
  • 01-06Johnny Keane: Baseball player / manager (Cards, New York Yanks), dies at 55
  • 01-07Carl Schuricht: Composer, dies at 86
  • 01-08Zbigniew Cybulski: Polish actor (See You Tommorrow), dies at 39
  • 01-10Emerson Treacy: Actor (Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
  • 01-10Vilem Petrzelka: Composer, dies at 77
  • 01-14Renato Lunelli: Composer, dies at 71
  • 01-15Albert Szirmai: Composer, dies at 86
  • 01-16Dirk Vansina: Flemish playwright (Sage of Kai-Roi), dies at 72
  • 01-16Robert J Van De Graaff: US nuclear physicist, dies at 65
  • 01-17Evelyn Nesbit: Actress (Redemption), dies at 82
  • 01-18Albert Conti: Actor (Eagle, Jazz Heaven, Topaz), dies at 79
  • 01-18Barney Ross: Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), dies at 57
  • 01-18Harry Antrim: Actor (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies of heart attack at 83
  • 01-18Reese "Goose" Tatum: Basketballer (Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 45
  • 01-18Simon FHJ Berkelbach van der Sprenkel: Vicar / theologist, dies at 84
  • 01-19Grace Cunard: Actress (Untamed, Ressurection), dies at 73
  • 01-22Jobyna Ralston: Actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66
  • 01-24Howard Charles Shaiffer: Entertainer, dies at 49
  • 01-26Albert Remy: Actor (Blows), dies at 55
  • 01-26Kenneth Thomson: Actor (White Gold), dies of emphysema at 68
  • 01-27Alphonse Juin: French marshal, dies at 78
  • 01-27Edward Higgins White II: Lt Col USAF / Astronaut (Gemini 4), dies at 36
  • 01-27Roger B Chaffee: Astronaut, dies at 31 in Apollo I fire
  • 01-27Virgil I (Gus) Grissom: Astronaut, dies at 40 in Apollo I fire
  • 01-29Wlodzimierz Pozniak: Composer, dies at 62

Events in year of 1968

  • 01-01ABC radio splits into 4 networks (Info, Entertainment, Contemp & FM)
  • 01-01Netherlands gets color TV
  • 01-01WDCO TV channel 15 in Cochran, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 01-02"Zizi" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 01-02Christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant
  • 01-02KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 01-04Duck hunter accidentally shoots endangered whooping crane in Texas
  • 01-04Leo Fender sells Fender Guitars for $13 million
  • 01-05Dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law
  • 01-05Dubcek succeeds President Novotny as party leader of Czechoslovakia
  • 01-06Dr N E Shumway performs 1st US adult cardiac transplant operation
  • 01-06Surveyor 7 (last of series) launched by US for soft-landing on Moon
  • 01-07"GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV
  • 01-071st class postage raised from 5 cents to 6 cents
  • 01-091st ABA All-Star Game: East 126 beats West 120 at Indiana
  • 01-09Surveyor 7 space probe soft lands on Moon
  • 01-10"Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1
  • 01-10US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho
  • 01-11Explorer 36 (GEOS-B) launched into earth orbit (1080 / 1570 km)
  • 01-12Beatles Film Production Ltd changes name to Apple Film Production Ltd
  • 01-12Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV
  • 01-13"Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 performances
  • 01-13"Illya Darling" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 01-13Beginning of Tet-offensive in Vietnam
  • 01-13Minn North Stars center Bill Masterton fatally injured (dies on 15th)
  • 01-14Soyuz 4 launched
  • 01-14Super Bowl II: Green Bay Packers beat Oakland Raiders, 33-14 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Bart Starr, Green Bay, QB
  • 01-15KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
  • 01-1621st NHL All-Star Game: Toronto beat All-Stars 4-3 at Toronto
  • 01-17Soyuz 4 and 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft

People born in year of 1968

  • 01-01John de Visser: Soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 01-01Sandy Beasley: Richmond, British Columbia -- Softball outfielder (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-02Scott Mitchell: NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions)
  • 01-03Kent Carlsson: Sweden -- Tennis star
  • 01-03Kerry Huffman: Peterborough, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Ottawa)
  • 01-03Shannon Sturges: Actress (Savannah)
  • 01-03Thomas Rayam: CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • 01-04Jackie Harris: NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 01-05Carl Evans: Actor (Guilding Light)
  • 01-05Felton Spencer: NBA center (Utah Jazz)
  • 01-05Joe Juneau: Pont-rouge -- NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • 01-05Leila Meskhi: Tbilisi, Georgia -- Tennis star (1995 Hobart)
  • 01-06Jerry Crafts: NFL / WLAF tackle (Philadelphia Eagles, Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 01-06John Singleton: Director / screenwriter (Boyz in the Hood)
  • 01-06Vlastimil Plavucha: Banska Bystrica, Czechoslovakia -- Hockey forward (Team Slovakia)
  • 01-07Michael Rosati: Hockey goaltender (Team Italy 1998)
  • 01-07Nathaniel Bolton: WLAF running back (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • 01-08Alexander Alexeev: NHL defenseman (Belarus, Olympics - 1998)
  • 01-08Brian Johnson: Oakland, California -- Catcher (San Diego Padres)
  • 01-08Mark Duane Croghan: Akron, Ohio -- 3k steeplechase (1996 Olympics - 5th Place)
  • 01-08Paul Carey: US baseball infielder (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 01-09Katie Anderson: Kingston, Jamaica -- Canada 100m hurdler (1992, 96 Olympics - 7th Place )
  • 01-09Mardi Lunn: Liverpool Sydney, NSW -- Golfer (1991 Thailand Open)
  • 01-10Lyle Menendez: New York, United States -- Accused of killing his parents (Menendez Brothers)
  • 01-11Ben Rivera: Dominican / US baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • 01-11Sharon Brown: NYC, New York -- Actress (Chantal-Generations)
  • 01-12Heather Mills: Aldershot, England -- Model / writer (Out on a Limb)
  • 01-12Vince Buck: NFL safety (NO Saints)
  • 01-13Kelly Boucher: Calgary, Alberta -- Basketball forward (1996 Olympics)
  • 01-14Fred[ric] Honebein: San Francisco, California -- Rower (1996 Olympics - 5th Place)

People died in year of 1968

  • 01-02Sanoesi Pane: Indonesian writer
  • 01-04Joseph Pholien: Belgian Prime Minister (1950-52) communist fighter, dies at 83
  • 01-05Jean Murat: Actor (On the Riviera), dies at 79
  • 01-06Kurt Baschwitz: German / Dutch sociologist / journalist (Heksen), dies at 81
  • 01-09Kokichi Tsuburaya: Japanese marathoner (1964 Olympics - Bronze Medalist), commits suicide
  • 01-10Basil Sydney: Actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73
  • 01-10Howard Smith: Actor (Harvey Griffin-Hazel), dies at 74
  • 01-10Josue Teofilo Wilkes: Composer, dies at 85
  • 01-15John Davidson: Actor (Dick Tracy vs. Crime Inc), dies at 80
  • 01-15Leopold Infeld: Pol nuclear physcist (Motion & Relativity), dies at 69
  • 01-16Robert R "Bob" Jones: Founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84
  • 01-17Julis Deutsch: Austria politician / General of the Spanish Republican Army, dies at 83
  • 01-18Bert Wheeler: Actor (Rainmakers, High Flyers, Dixiana), dies at 72
  • 01-18John Ridgely: Actor (Air Force, Possessed, Big Sleep), dies at 58
  • 01-22Duke Kahanamoku: 100m swimmer (1912, 20, 24 Olympics - 3 Gold Medals), dies at 77
  • 01-25Virginia Maskell: Actress (Only Two Can Play), dies at 31
  • 01-30Tsugouharu T Foujita: Japanese / French painter, dies at 81
  • 02-01Lawson Little: Amateur golfer (US / British Opens 1934, 35), dies at 57
  • 02-04Ed Baker: Actor (Keystone Kops), dies of emphysema at 70
  • 02-04Gerard den Brabander [Jan G Jofriet]: Poet (Nothing New), dies at 67
  • 02-05Luckey Roberts: Composer, dies at 80
  • 02-06C Montague Shaw: Actor (Buck Rogers, Planet Outlaws), dies at 85
  • 02-07Nick Adams: Actor (Interns, Pillow Talk, FBI Story), ODs at 36
  • 02-07Stuart Foster: Singer (Galen Drake Show), dies at 49
  • 02-08J Borremans: Belgian politician (Communist), dies at 56
  • 02-09Barbara Everest: Actress (Inquest, Madeleine), dies at 77
  • 02-09Frederik M baron van Asbeck: Lawyer (League of Nations), dies at 78
  • 02-10Pitirim A Sorokin: Russian / US sociologist, dies at 79
  • 02-11Howard Lindsay: US playwright (State of the Union), dies at 78
  • 02-13Ildebrando Pizzetti: Italian composer, dies at 87