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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1967?


Events

  • 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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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Oedipus Rex

Oedipus Rex

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

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

Point Blank

Point Blank

Release year: 1967

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

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Giulio Petroni

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

Country: United States of America

The Trip

The Trip

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan Strasberg, Bruce Dern, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States of America

Fathom

Fathom

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Leslie H. Martinson

Starring: Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch, Ronald Fraser, Richard Briers

Books

Which were the most popular books released in August 1967?
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The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914 by Bertrand Russell

The Autobiography Of Bertrand Russell, 1872-1914

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Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee.

Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss

Tales Of Manhattan

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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 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.

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.

Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman

Anyone Can Make A Million

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Provided encouragement down the beginnings of an entrepreneurial path . . .