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April 23rd, 1967.

April 23rd, 1967, was a Sunday. It was day 113 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

54 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since April 23rd, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

Song charts

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 23rd, 1967.

  • United States: Somethin' Stupid - Nancy & Frank Sinatra
  • United Kingdom: Somethin' Stupid - Nancy & Frank Sinatra

The Billboard Hot 100 on April 23rd, 1967.

The top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra
  • Happy Together - The Turtles
  • A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You - The Monkees
  • I Think We're Alone Now - Tommy James And The Shondells
  • Western Union - The Five Americans
Play the top hits 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.
A Man for All Seasons

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "A Man for All Seasons" was at the top of the box office on April 23rd, 1967.

Take me back to April 23rd, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 23rd, 1967 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The summer of 1967 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. The song Somethin' Stupid by Nancy & Frank Sinatra is on top of the singles charts in both the USA and the United Kingdom. Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie A Man for All Seasons is at the top of the Box Office.

In the United Kingdom, Harold Wilson is the current Prime Minister. In fashion, a new "hippie subculture" has emerged, bringing with it laid back Bohemian styles. Frayed bell-bottomed 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 Che Guevara, Otis Redding, Martin Luther King and Helen Keller would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "Gunsmoke", "Gilligan's Island" and "Dark Shadows". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Tom and Jerry", "Lassie" and "Space Ghost".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Matchbox toy cars, Etch A Sketch, the Easy-Bake Oven and Motorific (slot car toys).

News

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on April 23rd, 1967.

  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the hippie counterculture was at its height in popularity. 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.

    In the late 1960s, sales of lava lamps took off. 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.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the afro hairstyle was at its peak in popularity. 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.

    Around this period, color television was continuing to rise in popularity. However, black-and-white TV sets were still the most-purchased.

  • 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 in 1967?

    Who were the best football players in 1967?

    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 as the Time Person of the Year in 1967.

  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone.

    During this period, push-button telephones started 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.

    During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 54 years, 8 months and 29 days have passed since April 23rd, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 16 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 23rd, 1967, will be 54 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1967 belong to the Generation X generation.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 23rd, 1967.

  • April 21st, 1967: Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship.
  • This date: April 23rd, 1967
  • April 24th, 1967: Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies after his spacecraft fails to deploy its parachute during its descent back to earth.
  • April 28th, 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses military service.
  • April 29th, 1967: Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title after refusing military service.
  • May 1st, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • May 5th, 1967: The Kinks release their song "Waterloo Sunset".
  • May 8th, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
  • May 10th, 1967: The Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards appear in court charged with drug offences.
  • May 12th, 1967: English rock band Procol Harum release their song "A Whiter Shade of Pale".
  • May 20th, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.

Personality traits.

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Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 23rd, 1967, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Aries.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 5.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 23rd, 1967 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

TV shows from April, 1967.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.

Batman
Batman
Live action television series starring Adam West.

I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.

Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.

The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.

Danger Man
Danger Man
British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.

Bonanza
Bonanza
American Western series.

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Western drama series.

What's My Line?
What's My Line?
Panel game show.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety 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 April 23rd, 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

Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper

Top Cat
Top Cat

The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show

My Three Sons
My Three Sons

Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle

The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show

Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo

Lassie
Lassie

Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1967.

Toys and games that were popular on this date 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

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

G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)

Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch

Troll doll
Troll doll

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars

Barbie
Barbie

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out April 23rd, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 23rd.

James Buchanan

US President. Deceased
Born on April 23rd, 1791
He was not alive on this date.

Roy Orbison

Singer. Deceased
Born on April 23rd, 1936
He turned 31 on this day in 1967.

Michael Moore

Filmmaker.
Born on April 23rd, 1954
He turned 13 on this day in 1967.

Timothy McVeigh

American terrorist. Deceased
Born on April 23rd, 1968
He was born exactly one year after this date.

John Cena

Wrestler.
Born on April 23rd, 1977
He was born exactly 10 years after this date.

Gigi Hadid

Model.
Born on April 23rd, 1995
She was born exactly 28 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 23rd, 1967.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 23rd, 1967.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 23rd, 1967 was most likely conceived around July 31st, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 23rd, 1967 is close to January 14th, 1968.

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Stats for April 23rd, 1967

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 23rd, 1967.

  • A total of 19,998 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,856 weeks have passed.
  • 1,727,830,800 seconds have passed since the April 23rd, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,015,802,600 times.
  • Since April 23rd, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 891,560,692,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 287,971,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 148,593,449 steps. That's about 66,042 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,733,970 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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