Saturday September 16, 1967

US date format: 9/16/1967, UK date format: 16/9/1967

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 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 Bernie Parmalee and Michael Smith. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry. In UK The Last Waltz by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits. Games, directed by Curtis Harrington, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967 while The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cowboy in Africa.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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Events

  • Anni Pede runs female world record marathon (3:07:26)
  • KPAZ TV channel 21 in Phoenix, AZ (IND) begins broadcasting

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Movies

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Games

Games

Directed by: Curtis Harrington

Starring: Simone Signoret, James Caan, Katharine Ross, Don Stroud

The Cape Town Affair

The Cape Town Affair

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: James Brolin, Jacqueline Bisset, Claire Trevor, Bob Courtney

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Silvana Mangano, Franco Citti, Alida Valli, Carmelo Bene

Point Blank

Point Blank

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Lee Marvin, Angie Dickinson, Keenan Wynn, Carroll O'Connor

Country: United States of America

Death Rides a Horse

Death Rides a Horse

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

Starring: Lee Van Cleef, John Phillip Law, Mario Brega, Luigi Pistilli

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Cowboy in Africa

Cowboy in Africa

Whistle Stop

Whistle Stop

Directed by: Leonide Moguy

Face the Music

Face the Music

Directed by: Carol Wiseman

Monsieur Cinéma

Monsieur Cinéma

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing

Love Is a Many Splendored Thing

Days to next September 16

If September 16, 1967 is your birthday you're 52 years, 10 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 13 days.
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Books

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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 …

Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham

Night Falls On The City

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Night Falls on the City Vienna, 1938. Beautiful actress Julia Homburg and her politician husband Franz Wedeker embody all the enlightened brilliance of their native city.

Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

Nicholas And Alexandra

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The story of the love that ended an empireIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the

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 …

An Operational Necessity by Gwyn Griffin

An Operational Necessity

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It is January 5, 1945. A French freighter is torpedoed in the South Atlantic. By the laws of war, the shipwrecked survivors should be beyond further attack.


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