April 1967 calendar

April 1967

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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.

But much more happened on April 1967: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1967?


  • 01 Apr 1967 The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
  • 02 Apr 1967 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational.
  • 03 Apr 1967 WNYE TV channel 25 in Brooklyn, New York (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 04 Apr 1967 Amsterdam Marines chase out nozems of Central Station
  • 05 Apr 1967 ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit.
  • 06 Apr 1967 Premier Pompidou forms new French government.
  • 07 Apr 1967 Israeli / Syrian border fights
  • 09 Apr 1967 At the Drop of Another Hat closes at Booth NYC after 105 performances
  • 10 Apr 1967 39th Academy Awards - Man For All Seasons, Elizabeth Taylor and P Scofield win.
  • 11 Apr 1967 Illya Darling opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • 12 Apr 1967 The Ahmanson Theatre opens in Los Angeles.
  • 13 Apr 1967 Conservatives win the Greater London Council elections.
  • 14 Apr 1967 Red Sox rookie Billy Rohome comes within 1 strike of a no hitter at
  • 15 Apr 1967 Wait A Minim! closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 457 performances
  • 16 Apr 1967 Walking Happy closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 performances
  • 17 Apr 1967 Shortwave Radio New York Worldwide goes back on the air after a week off
  • 19 Apr 1967 Casino Royale premieres
  • 20 Apr 1967 US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War
  • 21 Apr 1967 EO, Evangelical Broadcasting, begins in the Netherlands
  • 22 Apr 1967 Martial Law goes into effect in Greece.
  • 23 Apr 1967 Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
  • 24 Apr 1967 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat San Francisco Warriors, 4 games to 2.
  • 25 Apr 1967 Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland.
  • 26 Apr 1967 Hallelujah, Baby! opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 performances
  • 27 Apr 1967 Rocky Marciano retires as undefeated boxing champ
  • 28 Apr 1967 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army and is stripped of boxing title.
  • 29 Apr 1967 Aretha Franklin releases "Respect".
  • 30 Apr 1967 New York Mets' pitcher Tom Seaver wins his first game.
  • 23 Apr 1967 Soviet space program: Soyuz 1 (Russian: Союз 1, Union 1) a crewed spaceflight carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov is launched into orbit.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1967?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Happy Together
  2. - Somethin' Stupid
  3. - Dedicated To The One I Love
  4. - A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
  5. - Penny Lane

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Somethin' Stupid
  2. - Puppet On A String
  3. - Release Me
  4. - Dedicated To The One I Love
  5. - This Is My Song


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in April 1967?

Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury

Capable Of Honor


Story about a Washington columnist who was influential and whose influence on his colleagues and the international political scene is evident

The Arrogance Of Power by James William Fulbright

The Arrogance Of Power


Senator J. William Fulbright discusses arrogance in power. From the Trade Paperback edition.

That Quail, Robert by Margaret A. Stranger

That Quail, Robert



The Mask Of Apollo by Mary Renault

The Mask Of Apollo


It was set in the fourth century B.C. The Mask of Apollo was set in fourth-century B.C.

Disraeli by Robert Blake



Biography and life of Disraeli.