August 18th, 1967

August 18th, 1967, fell on a Friday. It was day 230 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

52 years, 10 months and 27 days have passed since August 18th, 1967.



Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 18th, 1967:

  • United States: All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
  • United Kingdom: San Francisco - Scott McKenzie

Take Me Back!

The date is August 18th, 1967 and it's a Friday. People are looking forward to the weekend. It's summer, so the temperatures are warmer and the evenings are longer than usual.

In America, the song All You Need Is Love by The Beatles is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, San Francisco by Scott McKenzie 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. A film called "Bonnie and Clyde" is being shown in movie theaters at the moment. People are watching popular TV shows such as "Gunsmoke", "Bonanza", "Danger Man" and "The Andy Griffith Show".

Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Looney Tunes", "Captain Kangaroo", "Space Ghost" and "The New Adventures of Superman". Popular toys include the likes of "Etch A Sketch", "Ken (doll)", "Best of the West (action figures)" and "Lite-Brite".


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 August 18th, 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 27 days have passed since August 18th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 33 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 18th, 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 August 18th, 1967:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 18th, 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).
  • Native American Zodiac: August 18th, 1967 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.

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:

  • 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
  • Easy-Bake Oven
  • Ken (doll)
  • Etch A Sketch

Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 18th of August:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on August 18th, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on August 18th, 1967 was probably conceived around the 8th of November, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 18th, 1967 is the 27th of May, 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 August 18th, 1967.

  • 19,324 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,669,593,600 seconds have passed since the August 18th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,947,859,200 times.
  • Since August 18th, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 861,510,297,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 278,265,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 143,585,050 steps. That's about 63,816 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,035,123 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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