December 1967 calendar

December 1967

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1967?


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 21 Dec 1967 Louis Washkansky, the first man to undergo a human-to-human heart transplant, dies in Cape Town, South Africa, having lived for 18 days after the transplant.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Daydream Believer
  2. - Hello Goodbye
  3. - The Rain, The Park & Other Things
  4. - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
  5. - Incense And Peppermints

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Hello Goodbye
  2. - Green Green Grass Of Home
  3. - Let The Heartaches Begin
  4. - Morningtown Ride
  5. - Everybody Knows


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in December 1967?

Twenty Letters To A Friend by Svetlana Alliluyeva

Twenty Letters To A Friend


Svetlana IIosifovna Alleiluyeva (1926-1911), later known by Lana Peters was the youngest and only child of Joseph Stalin, and Nadezhda Aliluyeva (Stalin's second wife).

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church


#1 on the NY Times Bestseller List. Europeans called it "A Protest of Love" because JK wrote from the heart in order to save the Churches. He separated mythological traditions and the historical truths they veiled.

Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman

Anyone Can Make A Million


Encouragement to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey. . .

The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

The Confessions of Nat Turner


The only lasting, effective revolt against American Negroslavy took place in the late summer 1831 in remote Virginia...

Nicholas And Alexandra by Robert K. Massie

Nicholas And Alexandra


The tale of the love that ended an Empire. In this powerful book, Robert K. Massie, Pulitzer Prize-winning author, takes readers back to Imperial Russia to tell their story.