August 1967 calendar

August 1967

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1967: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1967?


  • 01 Aug 1967 WBRA TV channel 15 in Roanoke, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Aug 1967 New Orleans Saints' first pre-season game, they lose to Los Angeles Rams 16-77.
  • 03 Aug 1967 45,000 US soldiers sent to Vietnam
  • 04 Aug 1967 34th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 (70,934)
  • 05 Aug 1967 Bobby Gentry releases her only hit Ode to Billy Joe
  • 06 Aug 1967 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • 07 Aug 1967 Vietnam War: the People's Republic of China agrees to give North Vietnam an undisclosed amount of aid in the form of a grant.
  • 08 Aug 1967 Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
  • 09 Aug 1967 Biafran offensive against Nigerian army
  • 10 Aug 1967 Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme's troops take the Congolese border town of Bukavu.
  • 11 Aug 1967 Al Downing becomes 12th to strike-out side on nine pitches.
  • 12 Aug 1967 New Orleans Saints' first pre-season victory, beat Saint Louis Cardinals 23-14.
  • 13 Aug 1967 WQLN TV channel 54 in Erie, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 14 Aug 1967 Belgian embassy in Kinshasa, Congo, plundered
  • 15 Aug 1967 Pope Paul VI publishes constitution Regimini Ecclesiae Universae
  • 16 Aug 1967 Cin Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured and leaves
  • 18 Aug 1967 Red Sox Tony Conigliaro is beaned by Angels Jack Hamilton
  • 19 Aug 1967 West Germany receives 36 East German prisoners it has quotpurchasedquot through the border posts of Herleshausen and Wartha.
  • 21 Aug 1967 China reports downing of 2 US bombers
  • 24 Aug 1967 Liberian flag designed.
  • 25 Aug 1967 Beatles go to Wales to study TM with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • 26 Aug 1967 Beatles, Mick Jagger and Marienne Faithful meet Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  • 27 Aug 1967 Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)
  • 28 Aug 1967 Asif Iqbal and Intikhab Alam make 190 stand for 9th wkt vs. Eng
  • 29 Aug 1967 Final TV episode of Fugitive
  • 30 Aug 1967 Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener, Marcia Gay Harden

Country: United States of America

Elite Squad

Elite Squad

Directed by: José Padilha

Starring: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

That Obscure Object of Desire

That Obscure Object of Desire

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Fernando Rey, Carole Bouquet, Ángela Molina, Julien Bertheau

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Joe May

Starring: Kay Francis, Basil Rathbone, Ian Hunter, Jane Bryan

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Directed by: Stephen Chbosky

Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Paul Rudd


Which were the most popular books released in August 1967?
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The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria


Remote from the rest of war-torn Italy, the little town of Santa Vittoria has but one thing to boast of: its fabulous wine cellars. For this cause, the citizens, led by their wine-loving mayor Bombolini, scheme and plot to prevent …

The Death Of A President by William Manchester

The Death Of A President


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 …

Edgar Cayce by Jess Stearn

Edgar Cayce


This fascinating biography, written by on the country's foremost authorities on metaphysics, reached the No. 1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. The Edgar Cayce story is one of the most compelling in inspirational literature.

Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss

Tales Of Manhattan


Tales of Manhattan is divided into three parts with each story about a well-heeled resident of Manhattan-entrenched in power through family and money, these are the type of people that Louis Auchincloss understood, and chose to write penetrating stories about.

A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold

A Night Of Watching


Designed for Key Stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum and published jointly by BBC and Longman, "Etoiles" offers a range of multimedia resources which aim to encourage learning by capturing the interest of the students.