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July 26, 1967

July 26, 1967, was a Wednesday. It was the 207th day of 1967. The decade was the swinging sixties.

56 years, 7 months, and 6 days have passed since July 26, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Birthdays

Born on July 26, 1967

People who were born on this exact date:

Song charts

Popular songs

On July 26, 1967, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Light My Fire" by The Doors
  • United Kingdom: "All You Need Is Love" by The Beatles

The music charts on July 26, 1967

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Windy - The Association
  • Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
  • Light My Fire - The Doors
  • San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
  • Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion
Play the top songs from 1967
A Spotify playlist of songs from the year 1967. Take a trip back to the days of The The Beatles, The Monkees, The Supremes, Scott McKenzie and The Box Tops.
You Only Live Twice

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "You Only Live Twice".

Facts

This date was 20,673 days ago. Approximately 689 months have passed. It was the 207th day of 1967, in week 30. The decade was the swinging sixties. People born on this day are currently 56 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 230 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to July 26, 1967

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

It is Wednesday, July 26, 1967. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Leo. It is "Hump Day", so many are beginning to think about the weekend ahead.

The summer of 1967 is in full swing. The weather is warm, and the evenings are brighter than usual. Most schools and colleges are now finished until August or September. In America, the song "Light My Fire" by The Doors is at the top of the singles charts, while "All You Need Is Love" by The Beatles is the number-one song in the UK. Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie You Only Live Twice is at the top of the box office.

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-bottom 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.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Che Guevara, Otis Redding, Martin Luther King, and Helen Keller would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Gunsmoke", and "Danger Man". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Top Cat", "Underdog", "Thunderbirds", and "The King Kong Show".

Popular toys at the moment include Troll doll, Captain Action (action figure), Major Matt Mason (action figure), and Twister mat.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on July 26, 1967.

  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement

    The hippie counterculture reached its peak during the late 1960s and early 1970s. 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.
  • Lava lamps are all the rage.

    Lava lamps are all the rage

    Sales of lava lamps increased in the late 1960s. It wasn't until the second half of the 1970s that they started to go out of fashion.
  • The afro hairstyle is at its peak in popularity.

    The afro hairstyle is at its peak in popularity

    The afro hairstyle took off during the 1960s and early 1970s. Public figures such as Angela Davis, Pam Grier, Jimi Hendrix, and the Jackson 5 were among those who sported the style.
  • Color TV.

    Color TV

    Although color television was rising in popularity, black-and-white TV sets were still the most popular.
  • The Vietnam War is ongoing.

    The Vietnam War is ongoing

    During 1967, the USA continued to expand its presence in Vietnam. By the end of the year, troop numbers had increased from 385,300 to 485,600. Casualties of US military personnel also nearly doubled during this time frame. As the year wore on, public opinion polls in America showed that the war was becoming unpopular and that people wanted US troops to pull out.
  • 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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 Time Person of the Year in 1967.
  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning to replace the older rotary-style landlines.
  • The miniskirt has taken over.

    The miniskirt has taken over

    In the mid-to-late 1960s, the miniskirt became a favored clothing item among women. The skirt countered the conservatism of the 1950s and early 1960s. As a result, many people at the time saw it as a rebellious fashion statement.
  • The Suzy Homemaker.

    The Suzy Homemaker

    A miniature oven called the "Suzy Homemaker" was a sought-after toy around this time.
  • Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food is replacing diners and drive-ins

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to July 26, 1967.

  • June 29, 1967:
    • 34-year-old American actress Jayne Mansfield dies in a car accident in New Orleans, Louisiana.
    • The Rolling Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards are sentenced to prison time on drug charges.
  • July 4, 1967: The United Kingdom decriminalizes homosexuality.
  • July 12, 1967: A race riot breaks out in Newark, New Jersey.
  • July 14, 1967: The Bee Gees release their first international album.
  • July 17, 1967: Race riots break out in Cairo, Illinois.
  • July 19, 1967: 79 people die after Piedmont Airlines Flight 22 collides with a small plane over Hendersonville, North Carolina.
  • July 23, 1967: The 1967 Detroit riot begins after police raid an unlicensed drinking club on 12th Street.
  • July 24, 1967: French President Charles de Gaulle causes controversy after he says "Long live free Quebec!" while addressing a crowd in Montreal, Canada.
  • This date: July 26, 1967
  • July 29, 1967:
    • Roughly 500 people are killed by a 6.6 magnitude earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela.
    • 134 sailors are killed after the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal catches fire off the coast of North Vietnam.
  • August 2, 1967: The mystery drama film "In the Heat of the Night" is released in movie theaters.
  • August 4, 1967: English rock band Pink Floyd release their debut studio album "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn".
  • August 17, 1967: Boxer Muhammad Ali marries Belinda Boyd.
  • August 24, 1967: The New York Stock Exchange is temporarily halted after members of the Youth International Party (Yippies) throw dollar bills from the viewing gallery.
  • August 25, 1967: American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell is assassinated in Arlington, Virginia.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 26, 1967, will have the star sign Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 2.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 26, 1967 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1967

In July 1967, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from July 1967.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Batman
Batman
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Cars in 1967

1968 saw the introduction of cars such as the AMC Rebel, the Chevrolet Camaro, the Ford Thunderbird (fifth generation), the Pontiac Firebird, the Citroën Dyane, and the Toyota HiAce.

Cars in 1967.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on July 26, 1967

If you were a kid on July 26, 1967, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

The Monkees
The Monkees
The New Adventures of Superman
The New Adventures of Superman
The King Kong Show
The King Kong Show

Space Ghost
Space Ghost
Star Trek: The Original Series
Star Trek: The Original Series
JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot
Milton the Monster
Milton the Monster
Atom Ant
Atom Ant
Thunderbirds
Thunderbirds
Underdog
Underdog
Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper
Top Cat
Top Cat
The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show
My Three Sons
My Three Sons
Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle
The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Mighty Mouse Playhouse
Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo
Lassie
Lassie
Tom and Jerry
Tom and Jerry
Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1967

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Battleship (game)
Battleship (game)
Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite
Best of the West (action figures)
Best of the West (action figures)
Twister mat
Twister mat
Suzy Homemaker
Suzy Homemaker
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Operation
Operation
Scalextric
Scalextric
Barrel of Monkeys
Barrel of Monkeys
Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Army men
Army men
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven
Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)
Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch
Troll doll
Troll doll
Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks
Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars
Barbie
Barbie

Were you born on July 26, 1967?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out July 26, 1973, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 26.

Stanley Kubrick

Stanley Kubrick

Film director Deceased
Born on July 26, 1928
He turned 39 on this day in 1967.

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Singer
Born on July 26, 1943
He turned 24 on this day in 1967.

Kiki Camarena

Kiki Camarena

DEA agent Deceased
Born on July 26, 1947
He turned 20 on this day in 1967.

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey

Actor
Born on July 26, 1959
He turned 8 on this day in 1967.

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock

Actress
Born on July 26, 1964
She turned 3 on this day in 1967.

Kendall Francois

Kendall Francois

Serial killer Deceased
Born on July 26, 1971
He was born exactly 4 years after this date.

Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale

Actress
Born on July 26, 1973
She was born exactly 6 years after this date.

Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Prime Minister
Born on July 26, 1980
She was born exactly 13 years after this date.

Jimmy Karz

Jimmy Karz

Actor
Born on July 26, 1984
He was born exactly 17 years after this date.

Elizabeth Gillies

Elizabeth Gillies

Actress
Born on July 26, 1993
She was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Stormzy

Stormzy

Rapper
Born on July 26, 1993
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on July 26, 1967.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 26, 1967 was most likely conceived around November 2, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 26, 1967 is close to April 17, 1968.

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Stats for July 26, 1967

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about July 26, 1967:

  • 20,673 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,953 weeks have passed.
  • 1,786,150,800 seconds have passed since July 26, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,083,842,600 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 921,653,812,800 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 297,691,800 times.
  • You have taken approximately 153,608,969 steps. That's roughly 68,271 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,433,810 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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