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February 12, 1967

February 12, 1967, was a Sunday. It was 57 years, 2 months, and 7 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Aquarius.

On This Day

What happened on this day?

What happened on February 12, 1967?

  • The home of The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is raided by police in Sussex, England.
Song charts

Top songs

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on February 12, 1967:

  • United States: "I'm A Believer" by The Monkees
  • United Kingdom: "I'm A Believer" by The Monkees

The Billboard Hot 100 on February 12, 1967

These were the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • I'm A Believer - The Monkees
  • Georgy Girl - The Seekers
  • Kind Of A Drag - The Buckinghams
  • Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
  • (We Ain't Got) Nothin' Yet - Blues Magoos
Play the top songs from 1967
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1967. Take a trip back to the days of The The Beatles, The Monkees, The Supremes, Scott McKenzie and The Box Tops.
The Bible: In the Beginning...

Top movie at the box office

The movie "The Bible: In the Beginning..." was at the top of the box office on this day.

Facts

This date was 20,887 days ago. Approximately 696 months have passed. It was the 43rd day of 1967, in week 06. The decade was the swinging sixties. People born on this day are currently 57 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. We have gone through approximately 232 seasons of weather since this date.

Take me back to February 12, 1967

Ready for a walk down memory lane?

It is Sunday, February 12, 1967. Anyone born today will have the star sign Aquarius. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. The song "I'm A Believer" by The Monkees is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie The Bible: In the Beginning... is at the top of the box office.

Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, a new "hippie subculture" has emerged, bringing with it laid-back Bohemian styles. Frayed bell-bottom jeans, Jesus sandals, crushed velvet suits, and bright tie-dye t-shirts are all popular items of clothing at the moment. It's 1967, so radio stations are playing hit songs from artists such as Procol Harum, The Monkees, The Beatles, The Doors, Lulu and The Association.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Jayne Mansfield, Che Guevara, Otis Redding, and Martin Luther King would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Steptoe and Son", and "I Dream of Jeannie". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Hoppity Hooper", "Atom Ant", and "Milton the Monster".

Popular toys at the moment include the Easy-Bake Oven, Operation, Major Matt Mason (action figure), and Best of the West (action figures).

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on February 12, 1967.

  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement

    The hippie counterculture reached its peak during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The movement, which sprung up in opposition to the Vietnam War, was centered around peace, psychedelic music, sexual liberation, bright colors, and drugs such as LSD and marijuana.
  • Lava lamps are all the rage.

    Lava lamps are all the rage

    Sales of lava lamps increased in the late 1960s. It wasn't until the second half of the 1970s that they started to go out of fashion.
  • The afro hairstyle is at its peak in popularity.

    The afro hairstyle is at its peak in popularity

    The afro hairstyle took off during the 1960s and early 1970s. Public figures such as Angela Davis, Pam Grier, Jimi Hendrix, and the Jackson 5 were among those who sported the style.
  • Color TV.

    Color TV

    Although color television was rising in popularity, black-and-white TV sets were still the most popular.
  • The Vietnam War is ongoing.

    The Vietnam War is ongoing

    During 1967, the USA continued to expand its presence in Vietnam. By the end of the year, troop numbers had increased from 385,300 to 485,600. Casualties of US military personnel also nearly doubled during this time frame. As the year wore on, public opinion polls in America showed that the war was becoming unpopular and that people wanted US troops to pull out.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 1967?

    Who were the best NBA players in 1967?

    The best NBA players in 1967 were Wilt Chamberlain, Rick Barry, Elgin Baylor, Jerry West and Oscar Robertson.
  • Who were the best football players?

    Who were the best football players?

    In 1967, the best soccer players were Flórián Albert, Bobby Charlton, Jimmy Johnstone, Franz Beckenbauer, Eusébio, Tommy Gemmell, Gerd Müller, George Best and Igor Chislenko.
  • In the Heat of the Night.

    In the Heat of the Night

    "In the Heat of the Night" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1967.
  • The 5th Dimension - "Up, Up, and Away"

    The 5th Dimension - "Up, Up, and Away"

    "Up, Up, and Away" by The 5th Dimension won a Grammy for 1967's Song of the Year.
  • 1967 in music.

    1967 in music

    The Billboard Charts in 1967 were dominated by The Monkees, The Turtles, Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra, The Young Rascals, The Association, Lulu, Box Tops, Bobbie Gentry and The Beatles.
  • 1967 in movies.

    1967 in movies

    Movies released in 1967 included The Graduate, The Jungle Book, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Bonnie and Clyde, The Dirty Dozen, Valley of the Dolls, You Only Live Twice, "To Sir, with Love", Thoroughly Modern Millie, Camelot, Cool Hand Luke and Casino Royale.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    Lyndon B. Johnson

    US President Lyndon B. Johnson was named Time Person of the Year in 1967.
  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning to replace the older rotary-style landlines.
  • The miniskirt has taken over.

    The miniskirt has taken over

    In the mid-to-late 1960s, the miniskirt became a favored clothing item among women. The skirt countered the conservatism of the 1950s and early 1960s. As a result, many people at the time saw it as a rebellious fashion statement.
  • The Suzy Homemaker.

    The Suzy Homemaker

    A miniature oven called the "Suzy Homemaker" was a sought-after toy around this time.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Personality traits

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on February 12, 1967.

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to February 12, 1967.

  • January 15, 1967: The Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl I after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • January 18, 1967: Albert DeSalvo: The man suspected of being the Boston Strangler is sentenced to life in prison.
  • January 21, 1967: Actress Ann Sheridan dies from cancer.
  • January 23, 1967: The trial of Holocaust perpetrator Wilhelm Harster begins in Munich.
  • January 27, 1967: Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward Higgins White and Roger Chaffee die when a fire breaks out in their shuttle during a launch pad test.
  • February 6, 1967: The Premier of the Soviet Union, Alexei Kosygin, begins his visit to the United Kingdom.
  • This date: February 12, 1967
  • March 6, 1967: Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the USA.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on February 12, 1967, will have the star sign Aquarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: February 12, 1967 falls under the Otter.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of February will have the birthstone Amethyst.
  • Birth flower (February): The Violet and the Primrose.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV series on February 12, 1967

TV audiences were watching the following shows on February 12, 1967:

TV shows from February 1967.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Batman
Batman
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Where the Action Is
Where the Action Is
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Cars in 1967

1968 saw the introduction of cars such as the AMC Rebel, the Chevrolet Camaro, the Ford Thunderbird (fifth generation), the Pontiac Firebird, the Citroën Dyane, and the Toyota HiAce.

Cars in 1967.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on February 12, 1967

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1967:

The Monkees
The Monkees
The New Adventures of Superman
The New Adventures of Superman
The King Kong Show
The King Kong Show

Cool McCool
Cool McCool
Space Ghost
Space Ghost
Star Trek: The Original Series
Star Trek: The Original Series
JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot
Milton the Monster
Milton the Monster
Atom Ant
Atom Ant
Thunderbirds
Thunderbirds
Underdog
Underdog
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1967

Toys and games that were popular in 1967:

Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite
Best of the West (action figures)
Best of the West (action figures)
Twister mat
Twister mat
Suzy Homemaker
Suzy Homemaker
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Operation
Operation
Scalextric
Scalextric
Barrel of Monkeys
Barrel of Monkeys
Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Army men
Army men

Were you born on February 12, 1967?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 1967.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out February 12, 1973, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on February 12.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

US President Deceased
Born on February 12, 1809
He was not alive on this date.

Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Scientist Deceased
Born on February 12, 1809
He was not alive on this date.

Christina Ricci

Christina Ricci

Actress
Born on February 12, 1980
She was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane

Rapper
Born on February 12, 1980
He was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Mike Posner

Mike Posner

Singer
Born on February 12, 1988
He was born exactly 21 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on February 12, 1967.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on February 12, 1967 was most likely conceived around May 22, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on February 12, 1967 is close to November 5, 1967.

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Stats for February 12, 1967

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about February 12, 1967:

  • 20,887 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,983 weeks have passed.
  • 1,804,633,200 seconds have passed since February 12, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,105,405,400 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 931,190,731,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 300,772,200 times.
  • You have taken approximately 155,198,455 steps. That's roughly 68,977 miles.
  • 21,655,598 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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