Sunday August 06, 1967

US date format: 8/6/1967, UK date format: 6/8/1967

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 6, 1967). The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Julie Snyder and Lorna Fitzsimons. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors. In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits. In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Face the Music.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
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Events

  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • Oriole Brooks Robinson hits into a record 4th triple play
  • Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Pro comperto sane
  • A pulsar is noted by Jocelyn Bell and Antony Hewish. The discovery is first recorded in print in 1968: quotAn entirely novel kind of star came to light on ''Aug. 6 last year'' ...quot. The date of the discovery is not recorded.
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Movies

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In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, Warren Oates, Lee Grant

Country: United States of America

Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie and Clyde

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard, Gene Hackman

Country: United States of America

Our Mother's House

Our Mother's House

Directed by: Jack Clayton

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Leclere, Pamela Franklin, Louis Sheldon Williams

La Chinoise

La Chinoise

Directed by: Jean-Luc Godard

Starring: Anne Wiazemsky, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Juliet Berto, Michel Semeniako

Beach Red

Beach Red

Directed by: Cornel Wilde

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Rip Torn, Burr DeBenning, Patrick Wolfe

TV Series

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Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Die Witzakademie

Die Witzakademie

¿Es usted el asesino?

¿Es usted el asesino?

Starring: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, María Jesús Lara, Lorenzo Ramírez, Marga de los Llanos

Country: Spain

Hey You

Hey You

Las aventuras de Hijitus

Las aventuras de Hijitus

Days to next August 06

If August 06, 1967 is your birthday you're 53 years, 1 month, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 14 days.
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Books

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The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder

The Eighth Day

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Thornton Wilder’s renowned 1967 National Book Award–winning novel features a foreword by John Updike and an afterword by Tappan Wilder, who draws on such unique sources as Wilder’s unpublished letters, handwritten annotations in the margins of the book, and other …

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

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#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

The Death Of A President by William Manchester

The Death Of A President

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William Manchester's epic and definitive account of President John F. Kennedy's assassination--now restored to print in a new paperback edition.As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of November 22, 1963, William Manchester set out, at the …

The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith

The New Industrial State

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With searing wit and incisive commentary, John Kenneth Galbraith redefined America's perception of itself in The New Industrial State, one of his landmark works. The United States is no longer a free-enterprise society, Galbraith argues, but a structured state controlled …

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.


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