May 20th, 1967

May 20th, 1967, fell on a Saturday. It was day 140 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

53 years, 4 months and 0 days have passed since May 20th, 1967.


On This Date

Events that occurred on May 20th, 1967:

  • FA Cup Final 1967: Tottenham Hotspur defeat Chelsea 2-1. .


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on May 20th, 1967:

  • United States: Groovin' - Young Rascals
  • United Kingdom: Silence Is Golden - Tremeloes

Take Me Back!

The date is May 20th, 1967 and it's a Saturday. People are enjoying their weekend. The summer of 1967 has finally arrived. The weather has warmed up and the evenings are brighter than usual.

In America, the song Groovin' by Young Rascals is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Silence Is Golden by Tremeloes 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", "Bonanza" and "Danger Man". Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Hoppity Hooper", "Underdog", "JOT the Dot" and "Star Trek: The Original Series".

Popular toys include the likes of "Easy-Bake Oven", "G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man", "Motorific (slot car toys)" and "Major Matt Mason (action figure)".


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 20th, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 53 years, 4 months and 0 days have passed since May 20th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on May 20th, 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 20th, 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 8th, 1967: American actress Barbara Payton dies of heart and liver failure at the age of 39.
  • 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.
  • June 12th, 1967: The U.S. Supreme Court declares all state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on May 20th, 1967, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Taurus is the star sign for this date in both the old and the new system.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: May 20th, 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 20th of May:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on May 20th, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on May 20th, 1967 was probably conceived around the 10th of August, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on May 20th, 1967 is the 27th of February, 1968. (Rough Estimate).

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about May 20th, 1967.

  • 19,482 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,683,244,800 seconds have passed since the May 20th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,963,785,600 times.
  • Since May 20th, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 868,554,316,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 280,540,800 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 144,759,053 steps. That's about 64,337 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,198,938 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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