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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1967?


Events

  • 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 (GRB)
  • 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 (London)

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1967?
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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

The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer

The Jury Returns

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Name on front fly.

Tai-Pan by James Clavell

Tai-Pan

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It is the early 19th century, when European traders and adventurers first began to penetrate the forbidding Chinese mainland. And it is in this exciting time and exotic place that a

The Boston Strangler by Gerald Frank

The Boston Strangler

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New York Times Bestseller and Winner of the Edgar Award: The definitive account of the notorious serial killer—and the manhunt that followed his rampage. On June 14, 1962, twenty-five-year-old Juris Slesers arrived at his mother’s apartment to drive her to …

Capable Of Honor by Allen Drury

Capable Of Honor

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Story of a powerful Washington columnist and his influence over his colleagues and international politics