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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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Belle de Jour

Belle de Jour

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel, Michel Piccoli, Geneviève Page

Country: United States of America

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick

Country: United States of America

The War Wagon

The War Wagon

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Burt Kennedy

Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Howard Keel, Robert Walker Jr.

Country: United States of America

A Guide for the Married Man

A Guide for the Married Man

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Gene Kelly

Starring: Walter Matthau, Inger Stevens, Sue Ane Langdon, Jackie Russell

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1967?
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Go To The Widow-Maker by James Jones

Go To The Widow-Maker

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A playwright vacationing in Jamaica becomes dangerously obsessed with deep-sea diving Ron Grant is one of the finest playwrights of his generation, second only to Tennessee Williams in pure genius.

The Jury Returns by Louis Nizer

The Jury Returns

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Name on front fly.

Under The Eye Of The Storm by John Hersey

Under The Eye Of The Storm

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Under the Eye of the Storm

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

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