8th of May, 1967

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

52 years, 10 months and 20 days have passed since the 8th of May, 1967.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of May, 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 the 8th of May, 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 the 8th of May, 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:

  • 52 years, 10 months and 20 days have passed since the 8th of May, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 19 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of May, 1967, will be 52 years of age.
  • People born in 1967 belong to the "Generation X" generation.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 8th of May, 1967:

  • 21st of April, 1967: Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship.
  • 28th of April, 1967: Muhammad Ali refuses military service.
  • 29th of April, 1967: Muhammad Ali is stripped of his boxing title after refusing military service.
  • 1st of May, 1967: Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.
  • 20th of May, 1967: FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1.
  • 25th of May, 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.
  • 26th of May, 1967: The album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is released by The Beatles.
  • 5th of June, 1967: Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of May, 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: The 8th of May, 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 the 8th of May, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

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

8th of May

Events that have occurred on the 8th of May:

  • 8th of May, 1945: World War II: German forces surrender in Western Europe.
  • 8th of May, 1979: 10 people die after a fire breaks out at a Woolworth's store in Manchester, England.
  • 8th of May, 1984: Former Canadian Forces corporal Denis Lortie kills three government employees in the National Assembly of Quebec building.
  • 8th of May, 1987: 8 IRA volunteers and a civilian are killed in an SAS ambush in Loughgall, Northern Ireland.
  • 8th of May, 1997: 35 people are killed when China Southern Airlines Flight 3456 crashes in Shenzhen.
  • 8th of May, 1971: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after they defeat Liverpool 2-1 in Extra Time.
  • 8th of May, 1988: The final episode of "Magnum, P.I." is aired.
  • 8th of May, 1998: The movie Deep Impact (1998) is released.
  • 8th of May, 2002: Arsenal clinch the 2001-2002 FA Premier League title after a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
  • 8th of May, 2005: Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa dies in Vancouver, Canada after being punched by an irate fan.
  • 8th of May, 2008: Football: It is announced that Pep Guardiola will become the new manager of Barcelona.
  • 8th of May, 2009: Star Trek (2009) is released.
  • 8th of May, 2012: Jermaine Paul wins the second season of The Voice.
  • 8th of May, 2013: Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson announces his retirement.
  • 8th of May, 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 the 8th of May, 1967.

  • 19,318 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,669,078,800 seconds have passed since the 8th of May, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,947,258,600 times.
  • Since the 8th of May, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 861,244,660,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 278,179,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 143,540,777 steps. That's about 63,796 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,028,946 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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