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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1967?


Events

  • 01 May 1967 Jelle Zijlstra becomes President of the Netherlands Bank
  • 03 May 1967 Black students seize finance building at Northwestern University.
  • 04 May 1967 Lunar Orbiter 4 launched by US; begins orbiting Moon May 7.
  • 06 May 1967 400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College.
  • 07 May 1967 Carol Mann wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open.
  • 08 May 1967 Muhammad Ali is indicted for refusing induction in US Army
  • 09 May 1967 Gijsbert van Hall resigns as Mayor of Amsterdam
  • 10 May 1967 Keith Richards, Brian Jones and Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges
  • 11 May 1967 Sing, Israel Sing opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 12 May 1967 H Rap Brown replaces Stokely Carmichael as Chairman of Student
  • 13 May 1967 Octagonal boxing ring is tested to avoid corner injuries.
  • 14 May 1967 Pirate Radio Station 270 (England) closes down
  • 15 May 1967 Jo Ann Prentice wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open.
  • 16 May 1967 Philadelphia voters approve a US$13 million bond issue to build a new stadium.
  • 17 May 1967 Six-Day War: President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt demands dismantling of the peace-keeping UN Emergency Force in Egypt.
  • 18 May 1967 Silver hits record $1.60 an ounce in London
  • 19 May 1967 US bombs Hanoi, Vietnam.
  • 20 May 1967 93rd Preakness: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 1:55.2.
  • 21 May 1967 Sing, Israel Sing closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 14 performances
  • 22 May 1967 Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser closes Straits of Tiran to Israel.
  • 23 May 1967 Government bans submarines near South Africa.
  • 24 May 1967 AFL grants a franchise to the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • 25 May 1967 John Lennon takes delivery of his psychedelic-painted Rolls Royce.
  • 26 May 1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 27 May 1967 Sherry! closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 28 May 1967 Francis Chichester arrives home at Plymouth from Round-the-world trip
  • 29 May 1967 Pope Paul VI names 27 new cardinals, including Karol Wojtyla, Archbishop of Krakow, who later became Pope John Paul II
  • 30 May 1967 King Hussein of Jordan visits Cairo

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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City of God

City of God

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Country: United States of America

The Pianist

The Pianist

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Emilia Fox

Country: United States of America

L.A. Confidential

L.A. Confidential

Directed by: Curtis Hanson

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, Kim Basinger

Country: United States of America

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Directed by: Mansoor Khan

Starring: Aamir Khan, Ayesha Jhulka, Deepak Tijori, Pooja Bedi

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1967?
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Paper Lion by George Plimpton

Paper Lion

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In the mid-'60s, Plimpton joined the Detroit Lions at their preseason camp as a 36-year-old rookie quarterback wannabe, and stuck with the club through an intra-squad game before the paying public

The Captain by Jan de Hartog

The Captain

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The Captain

Disraeli by Robert Blake

Disraeli

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Biography and life of Disraeli.

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.

Games People Play by Eric Berne

Games People Play

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We think we’re relating to other people–but actually we’re all playing games.Forty years ago, Games People Play revolutionized our understanding of what really goes on during our most basic social interactions.