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May 1st, 1967.

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

54 years, 1 months and 12 days have passed since May 1st, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.

On this day.

What happened on May 1st, 1967?

  • Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.

Born on May 1st, 1967.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Tim McGraw: American country singer.

Music charts.

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
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Take me back to May 1st, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is May 1st, 1967 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Taurus. 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 and 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-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 "What's My Line?", "Bonanza", "Danger Man" and "Dark Shadows".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Underdog", "Star Trek: The Original Series", "Cool McCool" and "The New Adventures of Superman". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, Barrel of Monkeys, Captain Action (action figure) and Best of the West (action figures).

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 May 1st, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fast food begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food begins to replace 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, 1 months and 12 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 54 years of age.
  • Generation: 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 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.
  • This date: May 1st, 1967
  • 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 May 1st, 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 11.
  • Native American Zodiac: May 1st, 1967 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.
  • Birth flower (May): The Lily of the Valley and the Hawthorn.

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 May 1st, 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 May 1st, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 1st of May.

  • May 1st, 1852: Calamity Jane (Historical figure) (Deceased)
  • May 1st, 1969: Mary Lou McDonald (Irish politician) was born exactly 2 years after this date.
  • May 1st, 1999: Romain Ntamack (Rugby player) was born exactly 32 years after this date.
  • May 1st, 2004: Charli D'Amelio (Social media personality) was born exactly 37 years after this date.

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.

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

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 1st, 1967.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on May 1st, 1967 was most likely conceived around the 22nd of July, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 1st, 1967 is close to the 8th of February, 1968.

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Time difference & statistics.

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

  • A total of 19,767 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,823 weeks have passed.
  • 1,707,868,800 seconds have passed since the May 1st, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,992,513,600 times.
  • Since May 1st, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 881,260,300,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 284,644,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,876,717 steps. That's about 65,279 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,494,426 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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