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April 28th, 1967.

April 28th, 1967, was a Friday. It was day 118 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

54 years, 2 months and 25 days have passed since April 28th, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on April 28th, 1967?

  • Muhammad Ali refuses military service.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on April 28th, 1967.

  • United States: Somethin' Stupid - Nancy & Frank Sinatra
  • United Kingdom: Puppet On A String - Sandie Shaw
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 28th, 1967.

Take me back to April 28th, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is April 28th, 1967 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1967 is drawing closer and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song Somethin' Stupid by Nancy & Frank Sinatra is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Puppet On A String by Sandie Shaw is the number one hit song.

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. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Bonanza", "Batman" and "Dark Shadows". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Hoppity Hooper", "JOT the Dot", "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "The Monkees".

Popular toys at the moment include the likes of G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man, Motorific (slot car toys), Barrel of Monkeys and Captain Action (action figure).

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 28th, 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 54 years, 2 months and 25 days have passed since April 28th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 17 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on April 28th, 1967, will be 54 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1967 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around April 28th, 1967.

  • April 21st, 1967: Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship.
  • April 24th, 1967: Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies after his spacecraft fails to deploy its parachute during its descent back to earth.
  • This date: April 28th, 1967
  • 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 20th, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • May 25th, 1967: Football: Celtic win the European Cup when a late 84th minute goal from Thomas Chalmers helps them secure a 2-1 victory over Internazionale.
  • May 26th, 1967: The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released by The Beatles.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 28th, 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 1.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 28th, 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.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • Dark Shadows - Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.
  • Batman - Live action television series starring Adam West.
  • I Dream of Jeannie - Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.
  • Gilligan's Island - Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.
  • The Andy Griffith Show - Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.
  • Danger Man - British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.
  • Bonanza - American Western series.
  • Gunsmoke - Western drama series.
  • What's My Line? - Panel game show.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

Kid's TV shows on April 28th, 1967.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1967.

  • The Monkees
  • The New Adventures of Superman
  • The King Kong Show
  • Space Ghost
  • Cool McCool
  • Star Trek: The Original Series
  • JOT the Dot
  • Milton the Monster
  • Atom Ant
  • Underdog
  • Hoppity Hooper
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • My Three Sons
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Mighty Mouse Playhouse
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • Tom and Jerry
  • Looney Tunes

Popular toys and games in 1967.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1967.

  • Lite-Brite
  • Best of the West (action figures)
  • Suzy Homemaker
  • Twister mat
  • Major Matt Mason (action figure)
  • Captain Action (action figure)
  • Barrel of Monkeys
  • Motorific (slot car toys)
  • Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
  • Army men
  • G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
  • The Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

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 28th, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on April 28th.

James Monroe

US President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1758
He was not alive on this date.

Oskar Schindler

Historical figure. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1908
He turned 59 on this day in 1967.

Saddam Hussein

Iraqi President. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1937
He turned 30 on this day in 1967.

Jay Leno

Television host.
Born on April 28th, 1950
He turned 17 on this day in 1967.

Penelope Cruz

Spanish actress.
Born on April 28th, 1974
She was born exactly 7 years after this date.

Jessica Alba

American actress.
Born on April 28th, 1981
She was born exactly 14 years after this date.

Nikki Grahame

English TV personality. Deceased
Born on April 28th, 1982
She was born exactly 15 years after this date.

Juan Mata

Spanish soccer player.
Born on April 28th, 1988
He was born exactly 21 years after this date.

Boxxy

Internet celebrity.
Born on April 28th, 1992
She was born exactly 25 years after this date.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 28th, 1967.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 28th, 1967.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on April 28th, 1967 was most likely conceived around the 19th of July, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 28th, 1967 is close to the 5th of February, 1968.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about April 28th, 1967.

  • A total of 19,810 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,830 weeks have passed.
  • 1,711,584,000 seconds have passed since the April 28th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,996,848,000 times.
  • Since April 28th, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 883,177,344,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 285,264,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 147,196,224 steps. That's about 65,421 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,539,008 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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