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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 Young Girls of Rochefort

The Young Girls of Rochefort

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Jacques Demy

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, George Chakiris, Françoise Dorléac, Jacques Perrin

Country: United States of America

Hombre

Hombre

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Paul Newman, Fredric March, Richard Boone, Diane Cilento

Country: United States of America

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Release year: 1967

Directed by: David Swift

Starring: Robert Morse, Michele Lee, Rudy Vallee, Anthony 'Scooter' Teague

Country: United States of America

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Release year: 1967

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing

Country: United States of America

Camelot

Camelot

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Richard Harris, Vanessa Redgrave, Franco Nero, David Hemmings

Country: United States of America

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1967?
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The Fixer by Bernard Malamud

The Fixer

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The Fixer is the winner of the 1967 National Book Award for Fiction and the 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.The Fixer (1966) is Bernard Malamud's best-known and most acclaimed novel --

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

Inside South America by John Gunther

Inside South America

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This, the eighth "Inside" book, a brand new, full scale "Inside" study of South America, is an eye-opening book about the ten South American republics.

The Captain by Jan de Hartog

The Captain

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The Captain