March 1967 calendar

March 1967

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1967?


  • 01 Mar 1967 WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, Maryland (IND) 1st broadcast
  • 02 Mar 1967 9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in Night" and Michele win.
  • 03 Mar 1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 04 Mar 1967 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by Towler and Ford
  • 05 Mar 1967 WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 06 Mar 1967 2nd Academy of Country Music Awards
  • 07 Mar 1967 American actor/singer Nelson Eddy dies at age 65 in hospital in Miami, Florida, after suffering a stroke while performing onstage at the Doral Country Club in Miami the previous day.
  • 08 Mar 1967 New Orleans Saints begin selling season tickets (20,000 sold first day).
  • 09 Mar 1967 Svetlana Allilueva, Josef Stalin's daughter, defects to the West in New York City.
  • 11 Mar 1967 Pink Floyd rock group releases their first song ("Arnold Layne").
  • 12 Mar 1967 Indonesian congress deprives President Sukarno of authority.
  • 13 Mar 1967 Moise Tshombe, ex-prime minister of Congo, is sentenced to death in absentia.
  • 14 Mar 1967 The late US President John Kennedy's body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial.
  • 15 Mar 1967 AFCENT-headquarter moves to Brunssum
  • 16 Mar 1967 Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down
  • 18 Mar 1967 Oil tanker Torrey Canyon hits a rock and spills oil
  • 19 Mar 1967 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Saint Petersburg Orange Golf Classic.
  • 20 Mar 1967 Supremes release The Happening
  • 21 Mar 1967 A military coup takes place in Sierra Leone.
  • 22 Mar 1967 Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] knocks out Zora Folley in 7 innings for heavyweight boxing title in first Madison Square Garden fight.
  • 24 Mar 1967 University of Michigan holds first "Teach-in" after bombing of North Vietnam.
  • 26 Mar 1967 Pope Paul VI publishes encyclical Populorum progressio
  • 28 Mar 1967 Sherry! opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • 29 Mar 1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 31 Mar 1967 1st time Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar
  • 12 Mar 1967 Suharto takes power from Sukarno when the People's Consultative Assembly inaugurate him as Acting President of Indonesia.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Ruby Tuesday
  2. - Love Is Here And Now You're Gone
  3. - Penny Lane
  4. - Happy Together
  5. - Dedicated To The One I Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Release Me
  2. - Somethin' Stupid
  3. - Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever
  4. - Puppet On A String
  5. - Edelweiss


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in March 1967?

The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer

The Jury Returns


On the front fly, your name.

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton

The Secret Of Santa Vittoria


Santa Vittoria, a small town in war-torn Italy has one thing that is worth mentioning: its amazing wine cellars. The citizens plotted and plotted to stop the Germans finding and looting the town’s sole treasure, and were led by Bombolini, …

That Quail, Robert by Margaret A. Stranger

That Quail, Robert



Rush To Judgment by Mark Lane

Rush To Judgment


Rush to Judgment, Mark Lane's classic work on President John F. Kennedy's assassination is a seminal book. This landmark bestseller was number one and opened eyes to the United States.

Everything But Money by Sam Levenson

Everything But Money


Autobiography, New York City Studies and Sociology