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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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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

Office Romance

Office Romance

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Andrey Myagkov, Svetlana Nemolyaeva, Oleg Basilashvili

Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori, Haruo Tanaka

Country: United States of America

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by: Stuart Rosenberg

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

Country: United States of America

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, Victor Buono, Wesley Addy

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1967?
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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 Second-Hand Life by Charles Jackson

A Second-Hand Life

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A Second-Hand Life

Edgar Cayce by Jess Stearn

Edgar Cayce

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This fascinating biography, written by on the country's foremost authorities on metaphysics, reached the No. 1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. The Edgar Cayce story is one of the most compelling in inspirational literature.

The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron

The Confessions of Nat Turner

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In the late summer of 1831, in a remote section of southeastern Virginia, there took place the only effective, sustained revolt in the annals of American Negro slavery...The

Happiness Is A Stock That Doubles In A Year by Ira U. Cobleigh

Happiness Is A Stock That Doubles In A Year

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NY 1967 1st Random. 8vo., 246pp., index, hardcover. VG in Good DJ.