May 8th, 1967

May 8th, 1967, fell on a Monday. Day 128 of 1967. Decade: 1960s.

53 years, 0 months and 30 days have passed since May 8th, 1967.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 8th, 1967:

  • American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 8th, 1967:

  • United States: The Happening - Supremes
  • United Kingdom: Puppet On A String - Sandie Shaw

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 8th, 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, 0 months and 30 days have passed since May 8th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 8th, 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 8th, 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 1st, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • 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.
  • June 5th, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 8th, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 8th, 1967 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

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 8th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 8th of May:

  • Victory in Europe Day (France)

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on May 8th, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 8th, 1967 was probably conceived around the 29th of July, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 8th, 1967 is the 15th of February, 1968. (Rough Estimate).

8th of May

Events that have occurred on the 8th of May:

  • May 8th, 1945: World War II: German forces surrender in Western Europe.
  • May 8th, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England.
  • May 8th, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
  • May 8th, 1987: 8 IRA volunteers and a civilian are killed in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
  • May 8th, 1997: 35 people are killed when China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 crashes in Shenzhen.
  • May 8th, 1971: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after they defeat Liverpool 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • May 8th, 1988: The final episode of "Magnum, P.I." is aired.
  • May 8th, 1998: The movie Deep Impact (1998) is released.
  • May 8th, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • May 8th, 2005: Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa dies in Vancouver, Canada after being punched by an irate fan.
  • May 8th, 2008: Football: It is announced that Pep Guardiola will become the new manager of Barcelona.
  • May 8th, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
  • May 8th, 2012: Jermaine Paul wins the second season of The Voice.
  • May 8th, 2013: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.
  • May 8th, 2015: UK politics: Ed Miliband steps down as leader of the Labour Party.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 8th, 1967.

  • 19,389 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,675,209,600 seconds have passed since the May 8th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,954,411,200 times.
  • Since May 8th, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 864,408,153,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 279,201,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 144,068,026 steps. That's about 64,030 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,102,515 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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