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June 5th, 1967.

June 5th, 1967, was a Monday. It was day 156 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

53 years, 11 months and 2 days have passed since June 5th, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.

On this day.

What happened on June 5th, 1967?

  • Mass murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death.

Born on June 5th, 1967.

People who were born on this exact date.

  • Ron Livingston: Actor.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1967.

  • United States: Respect - Aretha Franklin
  • United Kingdom: A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum

Take me back to June 5th, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is June 5th, 1967 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Gemini. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song Respect by Aretha Franklin is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum 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?", "Danger Man", "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Gilligan's Island".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "Captain Kangaroo", "Mighty Mouse Playhouse" and "My Three Sons". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man, Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots, Barrel of Monkeys and Twister mat.

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 June 5th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 53 years, 11 months and 2 days have passed since June 5th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 23 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on June 5th, 1967, will be 53 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1967 belong to the Generation X generation.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around June 5th, 1967.

  • 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.
  • This date: June 5th, 1967
  • June 12th, 1967: The U.S. Supreme Court declares all state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.
  • June 29th, 1967: 34-year-old American actress Jayne Mansfield dies in a car accident in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • July 4th, 1967: The United Kingdom decriminalizes homosexuality.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on June 5th, 1967, will have the star sign Gemini.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 7.
  • Native American Zodiac: June 5th, 1967 falls under the Deer.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of June will have the birthstones Pearl and Alexandrite.
  • Birth flower (June): The Rose and the Honeysuckle.

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.

  • Batman - Live action television series starring Adam West.
  • 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 June 5th, 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.

  • Battleship (game)
  • 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

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 5th of June.

  • June 5th, 1971: Mark Wahlberg (Actor) was born exactly 4 years after this date.
  • June 5th, 1991: Tyler Blevins (Ninja) (Gamer) was born exactly 24 years after this date.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 5th of June.

  • Constitution Day (Denmark)
  • June Bank Holiday (Ireland)

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on June 5th, 1967.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on June 5th, 1967.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on June 5th, 1967 was most likely conceived around the 26th of August, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on June 5th, 1967 is close to the 14th of March, 1968.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about June 5th, 1967.

  • A total of 19,695 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,813 weeks have passed.
  • 1,701,648,000 seconds have passed since the June 5th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,985,256,000 times.
  • Since June 5th, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 878,050,368,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,608,000 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,341,728 steps. That's about 65,041 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,419,776 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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