October 1967 calendar

October 1967

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1967?


  • 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
  • 04 Oct 1967 Omar Ali Saifuddien III of Brunei abdicates in favour of his son.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in October 1967?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - The Letter
  2. - To Sir With Love
  3. - Ode To Billie Joe
  4. - Never My Love
  5. - Come Back When You Grow Up

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Massachusetts
  2. - Baby Now That I've Found You
  3. - Hole In My Shoe
  4. - The Last Waltz
  5. - Zabadak!


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in October 1967?

Twenty Letters To A Friend by Svetlana Alliluyeva

Twenty Letters To A Friend


Svetlana IIosifovna Alleiluyeva (1926-1911), later known by Lana Peters was the youngest and only child of Joseph Stalin, and Nadezhda Aliluyeva (Stalin's second wife).

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church by James J. Kavanaugh

A Modern Priest Looks At His Outdated Church


#1 on the NY Times Bestseller List. Europeans called it "A Protest of Love" because JK wrote from the heart in order to save the Churches. He separated mythological traditions and the historical truths they veiled.

Anyone Can Make A Million by Morton Shulman

Anyone Can Make A Million


Encouragement to help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey. . .

The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart

The Gabriel Hounds


It's all a great adventure when Christy Mansel bumps into Charles in Damascus. They decide to go on a wild adventure, being rich and impetuous young people.

Edgar Cayce by Jess Stearn

Edgar Cayce


The fascinating biography of one of the nation's most respected authorities on metaphysics reached No. The New York Times bestsellers list ranked this fascinating biography at No. 1. One of the most inspiring stories in inspirational literature is that of …