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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1967?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1967 KBFI (now KDAF) TV channel 33 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins
  • 02 Oct 1967 Grateful Dead members arrested by narcotic agents
  • 03 Oct 1967 KGSC (now KICU) TV channel 36 in San Jose, CA (IND) begins
  • 04 Oct 1967 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature Yanks, Giants or Dodgers
  • 06 Oct 1967 Haight-Ashbury hippies throw a funeral to mark the end of hippies.
  • 07 Oct 1967 Rolf Hochhuths Soldaten, premieres in West Berlin
  • 08 Oct 1967 Bureau of Engraving and Printing Director Henry Holzclaw retires after 50 years service.
  • 09 Oct 1967 A day after being captured, Marxist revolutionary Ernesto ''Che'' Guevara is executed for attempting to incite a revolution in Bolivia.
  • 10 Oct 1967 Brendan Behans Norstal Boy, premieres in Dublin
  • 11 Oct 1967 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, and Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • 13 Oct 1967 CBS radio cancels House Party
  • 14 Oct 1967 The Vietnam War: The folk singer Joan Baez is arrested concerning a physical blockade of the U.S. Army's induction center in Oakland, California.
  • 16 Oct 1967 WETK TV channel 33 in Burlington, VT (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • 17 Oct 1967 Hair premieres on Broadway
  • 18 Oct 1967 Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe
  • 19 Oct 1967 Mariner 5 makes fly-by of Venus
  • 20 Oct 1967 All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers
  • 21 Oct 1967 Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
  • 22 Oct 1967 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
  • 23 Oct 1967 Henry, Sweet Henry opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 25 Oct 1967 An abortion bill passes in the British Parliament.
  • 26 Oct 1967 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi crowns himself Emperor of Iran and then crowns his wife Farah Empress of Iran.
  • 27 Oct 1967 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
  • 29 Oct 1967 Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • 30 Oct 1967 Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
  • 31 Oct 1967 KIMO TV channel 13 in Anchorage, AK (ABC) begins broadcasting

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, Strother Martin, J.D. Cannon

Country: United States of America

Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin, Richard Crenna, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States of America

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

Release year: 1967

Directed by: Wolfgang Reitherman

Starring: Phil Harris, Sebastian Cabot, Louis Prima, Bruce Reitherman

Country: United States of America

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Release year: 1967

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Terence Stamp

Country: United States of America

Reflections in a Golden Eye

Reflections in a Golden Eye

Release year: 1967

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando, Brian Keith, Julie Harris

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1967?
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An Operational Necessity by Gwyn Griffin

An Operational Necessity

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It is January 5, 1945. A French freighter is torpedoed in the South Atlantic. By the laws of war, the shipwrecked survivors should be beyond further attack.

The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart

The Gabriel Hounds

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It's all a grand adventure when Christy Mansel unexpectedly runs into her cousin Charles in Damascus. And being young, rich, impetuous, and used to doing whatever they please, they decide to

Washington, D.C. by Gore Vidal

Washington, D.C.

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"May well be the finest of contemporary novels about the capital."THE NEW YORKERFrom the New Deal to the McCarthy era, follow the lives of Blaise Sanford, the ruthless Washington newspaper tycoon...his

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church

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#1 on the NY Times Bestseller list. Europeans titled it, "A Protest of Love," since JK wrote from the heart to save the Churches by separating mythological traditions from the historic truths they veiled.

The Lawyers by Martin Mayer

The Lawyers

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"The Lawyers...is a reporter's effort to take a straight look at the legal profession, from the grubby precincts of the criminal courts & the bluff~&~bluster of negotiations in automobile accident cases