July 1967 calendar

July 1967

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1967?


  • 01 Jul 1967 Funny Girl closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1348 performances
  • 03 Jul 1967 News at 10 premieres on English TV
  • 04 Jul 1967 Opening ceremony of Tassajara Zen Mountain Center
  • 05 Jul 1967 Congo uprising under Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme
  • 06 Jul 1967 Nigerian Civil War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, beginning the war.
  • 07 Jul 1967 81st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats W Bungert
  • 08 Jul 1967 74th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats A Jones
  • 09 Jul 1967 13th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
  • 10 Jul 1967 Bobbie Gentry records Ode to Billie Joe
  • 11 Jul 1967 38th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-1 in 15 at Anaheim Stadium, California
  • 12 Jul 1967 23 die in Newark race riot
  • 13 Jul 1967 Race riots break out in Newark, 27 die
  • 14 Jul 1967 Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Juan Marichal
  • 15 Jul 1967 Sweet Charity closes at Palace Theater NYC after 608 performances
  • 16 Jul 1967 Mickey Wright wins Lady Carling Golf Open
  • 17 Jul 1967 The Monkees music group performs at Forest Hills, New York; Jimi Hendrix is opening act.
  • 18 Jul 1967 Silver hits record US$1.87 an ounce in New York.
  • 19 Jul 1967 1st air conditioned NYC subway car
  • 20 Jul 1967 Pablo Neruda receives 1st Viareggio-Versile prizes
  • 21 Jul 1967 The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin, announces secession from the United States because it is not included in the official maps and declares war. Secession is repealed the next day.
  • 22 Jul 1967 1st major appearance by Vanilla Fudge
  • 23 Jul 1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
  • 24 Jul 1967 49th PGA Championship: Don January shoots a 281 at Columbine Country Club - Colorado
  • 25 Jul 1967 Construction begins on SF MUNI METRO (Market Street subway)
  • 26 Jul 1967 Twins beat Yanks 3-2 in 18
  • 27 Jul 1967 Arabs Federation Premier Hoesein Al Bayoomi resigns
  • 28 Jul 1967 Pirate Radio Station 390 (Radio Invicta) (England) closes down
  • 29 Jul 1967 Fire aboard carrier USS Forrestal in Gulf of Tonkin kills 134
  • 30 Jul 1967 Race riot in Milwaukee (four killed).
  • 31 Jul 1967 Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and Keith Richards end 1 month jail sentence
  • 03 Jul 1967 The Aden Emergency: The Battle of the Crater in which the British Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders retake the Crater district following the Arab Police mutiny.
vinyl songs

Music charts

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

  1. - Windy
  2. - Light My Fire
  3. - Groovin'
  4. - Little Bit O'Soul
  5. - Can't Take My Eyes Off You

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
  2. - All You Need Is Love
  3. - Alternate Title
  4. - There Goes My Everything
  5. - It Must Be Him (Seul Sur Son Etoile)


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 1967?

The New Industrial State by John Kenneth Galbraith

The New Industrial State


John Kenneth Galbraith, a pioneer in American literature, redefined America's view of itself with his incisive commentary and sharp wit. Galbraith claims that the United States is not a society of free enterprise, but rather a structure controlled by the …

Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury

Capable Of Honor


Story about a Washington columnist who was influential and whose influence on his colleagues and the international political scene is evident

The King Of The Castle by Victoria Holt

The King Of The Castle


A young Englishwoman is drawn to a mystery about stolen jewels, murder, and while staying at a French chateau in order to restore its art.

A Night Of Watching by Elliott Arnold

A Night Of Watching


"Etoiles", a multimedia resource designed for Key Stages 3 & 4 of the National Curriculum, is published jointly by BBC & Longman. It offers a variety of multimedia resources that encourage learning and capture the interest of students.

Tales Of Manhattan by Louis Auchincloss

Tales Of Manhattan


Tales of Manhattan is split into three sections. Each story is about a Manhattan resident who has a lot of money and is well-off. These are the types of people Louis Auchincloss knew and wrote deeply about.