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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1967?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1967 WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 02 Feb 1967 Formation of the American Basketball Association is announced.
  • 03 Feb 1967 Purple Haze recorded by Jimi Hendrix
  • 04 Feb 1967 Wild Thing hits #20 on the pop singles chart by Senator Bobby
  • 05 Feb 1967 Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)
  • 06 Feb 1967 Muhammad Ali TKOs Ernie Terrell in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 08 Feb 1967 Pirate Radio UKGM (England) closes down
  • 10 Feb 1967 25th Amendment to US Constitution (Presidential Disability and Succession) in effect.
  • 11 Feb 1967 Burgess Ice Rise lying off the west coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica is first mapped by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
  • 12 Feb 1967 Keith Richards, Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithful busted for drugs
  • 13 Feb 1967 American researchers discover the Madrid Codices by Leonardo da Vinci in the National Library of Spain.
  • 14 Feb 1967 Aretha Franklin records Respect
  • 15 Feb 1967 1st anti-bootleg recording laws enacted
  • 16 Feb 1967 Red Ruffing selected to baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 17 Feb 1967 Kosmos 140 (Soyuz test) launches into Earth orbit.
  • 18 Feb 1967 Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner strikes out six straight major league players.
  • 22 Feb 1967 25,000 American and South Vietnamese troops launch Operation Junction City, offensive to smash Viet Cong stronghold near Cambodian border.
  • 23 Feb 1967 Ted Workman replaces Senator Keith Davey as Canadian Football League commissioner.
  • 24 Feb 1967 Moscow forbids its satellite states to form diplomatic relations with West Germany.
  • 26 Feb 1967 Verne Gagne beats Mad Dog Vachon in St. Paul, to become NWA champ
  • 27 Feb 1967 Pink Floyd release their 1st single Arnold Layne
  • 28 Feb 1967 Wilt Chamberlain sinks NBA record 35th consecutive field goal.

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Movies

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Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch

Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart

Country: United States of America

Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Miguel Ángel Fuentes

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Logan

Logan

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Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1967?
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The Birds Fall Down by Rebecca West

The Birds Fall Down

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No dust jacket. Binding torn and loose. Library sticker on front cover.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in fair all round condition.

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.

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria

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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 Mask Of Apollo by Mary Renault

The Mask Of Apollo

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Set in fourth-century B.C. Greece, The Mask of Apollo is narrated by Nikeratos, a tragic actor who takes with him on all his travels a gold mask of Apollo, a relic

Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner

Madame Sarah

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1966 - 2nd Edition - Houghton Mifflin - Hard Cover - Madame Sarah : Sarah Bernhardt - By Cornelia Otis Skinner - 24 pages of photos - Clean copy - Good-Vg