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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1967?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1967 Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC.
  • 02 Jun 1967 Race riots in Roxbury section of Boston, Massachusetts.
  • 03 Jun 1967 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8
  • 04 Jun 1967 19th Emmy Awards: Mission Impossible, Monkees, Don Knotts and Lucy Ball
  • 05 Jun 1967 6 day war between Israel and Arab neighbors begin
  • 06 Jun 1967 Israeli troops occupy Gaza
  • 07 Jun 1967 Israel captures Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem, Jericho and Bethlehem
  • 08 Jun 1967 Israel attacks USS Liberty in Mediterranean, killing 34 US crewmen.
  • 09 Jun 1967 Israeli troops reach Suez Canal
  • 10 Jun 1967 Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt end 6-Day War with UN help
  • 11 Jun 1967 A J Foyt and Dan Gurney drove a Ford to victory in Le Mans
  • 12 Jun 1967 Israel wins 6 day war
  • 13 Jun 1967 You Only Live Twice premieres in US
  • 14 Jun 1967 Mariner 5 Launch
  • 15 Jun 1967 Gov Reagan signs liberalized California abortion bill
  • 16 Jun 1967 50,000 attend Monterey International Pop Festival.
  • 17 Jun 1967 Somebody To Love by Jefferson Airplane peaks at #5
  • 18 Jun 1967 67th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 275 at Baltusrol Golf Club - New Jersey
  • 19 Jun 1967 Muhammad Ali is convicted for refusing induction in US Army
  • 20 Jun 1967 Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services
  • 21 Jun 1967 Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th and lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th and Yanks beat them 6-3
  • 23 Jun 1967 Jim Ryun sets mile record of 3:51.1 (Bakersfield, California).
  • 24 Jun 1967 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Sacerdotalis coelibatus
  • 25 Jun 1967 400 million watch Beatles Our World TV special
  • 26 Jun 1967 Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals
  • 27 Jun 1967 Race riot in Buffalo, New York; 200 arrested.
  • 28 Jun 1967 Israel annexes East Jerusalem.
  • 29 Jun 1967 Keith Richards is sentenced to 1 year in jail on drugs charge
  • 30 Jun 1967 Maj Robert H Lawrence Jr named 1st black Astronaut
  • 04 Jun 1967 Seventy-two people are killed when a Canadair C-4 Argonaut crashes at Stockport in England.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Respect
  2. - Groovin'
  3. - Windy
  4. - I Got Rhythm
  5. - She'd Rather Be With Me

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
  2. - There Goes My Everything
  3. - All You Need Is Love
  4. - Silence Is Golden
  5. - Alternate Title

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1967?

The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder

The Eighth Day

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Thornton Wilder's 1967 National Book Award-winning novel features John Updike's foreword and Tappan Wilder's afterword. Wilder draws from unique sources such as Wilder’s unpublished letters, handwritten notes in the margins, and other documentary material that illuminates the story.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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Although we think we are relating to others, in reality we are all playing games.

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

Valley of the Dolls

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The All-Time Pop Culture Classic!Dolls in red, black, capsules, tablets, or both. Anne, Neely and Jennifer can take their pills straight or have them mixed with vodka.

Fathers by Herbert Gold

Fathers

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Hardcover - 1966

Inside South America by John Gunther

Inside South America

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This is the eighth "Inside", a new full-scale "Inside" study on South America. It's a fascinating book that reveals a lot about the ten South American republics.