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April 29, 1967

April 29, 1967, was a Saturday. It was 57 years, 2 months, and 13 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on April 29, 1967:

  • Aretha Franklin releases the song "Respect".
  • Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title after refusing military service.
Song charts

Popular songs

On April 29, 1967, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Somethin' Stupid" by Nancy & Frank Sinatra
  • United Kingdom: "Puppet On A String" by Sandie Shaw

The music charts on April 29, 1967

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra
  • A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You - The Monkees
  • Happy Together - The Turtles
  • Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
  • I Think We're Alone Now - Tommy James And The Shondells
Play the top singles 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

The top movie on this day was "A Man for All Seasons".

Facts

This date occurred 20,894 days ago. Approximately 696 months have passed. It was the 119th day of 1967, in week 17. The decade was the swinging sixties. People who were born on April 29, 1967, are now 57 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 232 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to April 29, 1967

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

The date is April 29, 1967, and it's a Saturday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Taurus. The work week is over and Saturday has finally come, so people are spending time with their kids, going to bars, attending dances, shopping, and watching sports.

The summer of 1967 is drawing closer, and temperatures have started to rise. In America, the song "Somethin' Stupid" by Nancy & Frank Sinatra is at the top of the singles charts, while "Puppet On A String" by Sandie Shaw is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie A Man for All Seasons is at the top of the box office.

Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "Gunsmoke", "The Andy Griffith Show", and "Steptoe and Son". 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. Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Mighty Mouse Playhouse", "Top Cat", "The New Adventures of Superman", and "The Monkees".

Children are playing with toys such as Motorific (slot car toys), Barrel of Monkeys, Suzy Homemaker, and Twister mat.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on April 29, 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

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around April 29, 1967.

  • April 21, 1967: Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship.
  • April 24, 1967: Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies after his spacecraft fails to deploy its parachute during its descent back to earth.
  • April 28, 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses military service.
  • This date: April 29, 1967
  • May 1, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • May 5, 1967: The Kinks release their song "Waterloo Sunset".
  • May 8, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
  • May 10, 1967: The Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards appear in court charged with drug offences.
  • May 12, 1967: English rock band Procol Harum release their song "A Whiter Shade of Pale".
  • May 20, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • May 25, 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 26, 1967: The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released by The Beatles.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on April 29, 1967, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • 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 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: April 29, 1967 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of April will have the birthstone Diamond.
  • Birth flower (April): The Daisy and the Sweet Pea.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

Television shows in April 1967

In April 1967, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from April 1967.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Batman
Batman
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
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

Cartoons and children's TV shows in April 1967

If you were a kid on April 29, 1967, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

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

Toys in 1967

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

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 April 29, 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 April 29, 1973, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on April 29.

Bernie Madoff

Bernie Madoff

American fraudster Deceased
Born on April 29, 1938
He turned 29 on this day in 1967.

Tammi Terrell

Tammi Terrell

Motown singer Deceased
Born on April 29, 1945
She turned 22 on this day in 1967.

Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt

Stock car driver Deceased
Born on April 29, 1951
He turned 16 on this day in 1967.

Jerry Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld

Actor
Born on April 29, 1954
He turned 13 on this day in 1967.

Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan

Actor Deceased
Born on April 29, 1955
He turned 12 on this day in 1967.

Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis

Actor
Born on April 29, 1957
He turned 10 on this day in 1967.

Federico Castelluccio

Federico Castelluccio

Actor
Born on April 29, 1964
He turned 3 on this day in 1967.

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman

Actress
Born on April 29, 1970
She was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Master P

Master P

Rapper
Born on April 29, 1970
He was born exactly 3 years after this date.

Kian Egan

Kian Egan

Irish singer
Born on April 29, 1980
He was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Candace Owens

Candace Owens

Conservative author
Born on April 29, 1989
She was born exactly 22 years after this date.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on April 29:

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on April 29, 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 April 29, 1967 was most likely conceived around August 6, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on April 29, 1967 is close to January 20, 1968.

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Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about April 29, 1967:

  • 20,894 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,984 weeks have passed.
  • 1,805,241,600 seconds have passed since April 29, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,106,115,200 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 931,504,665,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 300,873,600 times.
  • You have taken approximately 155,250,778 steps. That's roughly 69,000 miles.
  • 21,662,899 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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