May 1st, 1967

May 1st, 1967, fell on a Monday. It was day 121 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

53 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since May 1st, 1967.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 1st, 1967:

  • Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.

Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: Tim McGraw: American country singer.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 1st, 1967:

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

Take Me Back!

The date is May 1st, 1967 and it's a Monday. The summer of 1967 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual. 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. 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.

People are watching popular TV shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "Gunsmoke", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Captain Kangaroo", "Underdog" and "The Monkees". Popular toys include the likes of "Etch A Sketch", "Motorific (slot car toys)", "Twister mat" and "Lite-Brite".


News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on May 1st, 1967.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

    U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1967.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

    "Up, Up, and Away" by The 5th Dimension would go on to win a Grammy for 1967's Song of the Year.

  • In the Heat of the Night

    "In the Heat of the Night" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1967.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 53 years, 3 months and 10 days have passed since May 1st, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 1st, 1967, will be 53 years of age.
  • People born in 1967 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around May 1st, 1967:

  • April 21st, 1967: Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship.
  • April 28th, 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses military service.
  • April 29th, 1967: Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title after refusing military service.
  • May 8th, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
  • 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.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 1st, 1967, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system (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).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 1st, 1967 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • 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.
  • The Ed Sullivan Show - Variety show.

1967 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing 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" - "Captain Kangaroo" - "Lassie" - "Looney Tunes"


1967 - Toys & Games

Toys and games that would have been 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
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 1st of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 1st of May:

  • May Day / Labour Day (France)
  • International Workers' Day
  • May Day Bank Holiday (UK)
  • May Day (Ireland)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on May 1st, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 1st, 1967 was probably conceived around the 22nd of July, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 1st, 1967 is the 8th of February, 1968. (Rough Estimate).

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 1st, 1967.

  • 19,461 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,681,430,400 seconds have passed since the May 1st, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,961,668,800 times.
  • Since May 1st, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 867,618,086,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 280,238,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 144,603,014 steps. That's about 64,268 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,177,165 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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