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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1967?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1967 Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams
  • 02 Dec 1967 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
  • 03 Dec 1967 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, South Africa)
  • 04 Dec 1967 Vietnam War: US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta.
  • 05 Dec 1967 Benjamin Spock and Allen Ginsberg arrested protesting Vietnam war
  • 06 Dec 1967 Adrian Kantrowitz performed the first human heart transplant in the United States.
  • 07 Dec 1967 How Now, Dow Jones opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • 09 Dec 1967 Jim Morrison, arrested on stage for disturbing the peace
  • 11 Dec 1967 SST prototype Concorde 1st shown (France)
  • 12 Dec 1967 US launches Pioneer 8 into solar orbit.
  • 13 Dec 1967 Unsuccessful coup against Greek King Constantine II.
  • 14 Dec 1967 DNA created in a test tube.
  • 15 Dec 1967 Beatles release Christmas Time is Here Again
  • 16 Dec 1967 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia 76ers scores 68 points versus Chicago Bulls.
  • 17 Dec 1967 WEDW TV channel 49 in Bridgeport, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 19 Dec 1967 Prime Minister of Australia Harold Holt is officially presumed dead.
  • 20 Dec 1967 Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, premieres
  • 23 Dec 1967 Brussels: NATO-Council accept Flexible Response-strategy
  • 24 Dec 1967 Pirate Radio Pegasus starts broadcasting off New Zealand
  • 25 Dec 1967 Paul McCartney and Jane Asher get engaged
  • 26 Dec 1967 BBC broadcasts Magical Mystery Tour
  • 28 Dec 1967 KTSB (now KSNT) TV channel 27 in Topeka, KS (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • 29 Dec 1967 Turkish-Cypriot government forms in Cyprus.
  • 30 Dec 1967 Great Western Forum opens in Los Angeles, California.
  • 31 Dec 1967 Henry, Sweet Henry closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

Directed by: Roberto Benigni

Starring: Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano

Country: United States of America

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Country: United States of America

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Directed by: Abrar Alvi

Starring: Meena Kumari, Guru Dutt, Rehman, Waheeda Rehman

Django Unchained

Django Unchained

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Gregory Peck, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in December 1967?
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Where Eagles Dare by Alistair MacLean

Where Eagles Dare

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The classic World War II thriller from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Now reissued in a new cover style.One

Report From Iron Mountain by Leonard C. Lewin

Report From Iron Mountain

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This satire from the 1960s makes a convincing claim to be a government document on the destructive effects of the post-Cold War peace on American society and economy and illustrates the

The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart

The Gabriel Hounds

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It's all a grand adventure when Christy Mansel unexpectedly runs into her cousin Charles in Damascus. And being young, rich, impetuous, and used to doing whatever they please, they decide to

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 …

Twenty Letters To A Friend by Svetlana Alliluyeva

Twenty Letters To A Friend

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Svetlana Iosifovna Alliluyeva (1926-2011), later known as Lana Peters, was the youngest child and only daughter of Joseph Stalin and Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Stalin's second wife.