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August 25th, 1967.

August 25th, 1967, was a Friday. It was day 237 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

53 years, 10 months and 29 days have passed since August 25th, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on August 25th, 1967?

  • American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell is assassinated in Arlington, Virginia.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 25th, 1967.

  • United States: Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry
  • United Kingdom: San Francisco - Scott McKenzie
Play the top hits 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.
In the Heat of the Night

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "In the Heat of the Night" was at the top of the box office on August 25th, 1967.

Take me back to August 25th, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 25th, 1967 and it's a Friday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people have "that Friday feeling" and are looking forward to the weekend.

The summer of 1967 is coming to an end and fall is just around the corner. In America, the song Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry 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 and the movie In the Heat of the Night is at the top of the Box Office. In the United Kingdom, Harold Wilson is the current Prime Minister. 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. A film called "Bonnie and Clyde" is being shown in movie theaters at the moment. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "I Dream of Jeannie" and "Dark Shadows".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Looney Tunes", "My Three Sons", "Milton the Monster" and "The Monkees". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as the Easy-Bake Oven, Captain Action (action figure), Suzy Homemaker and Best of the West (action figures).

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 August 25th, 1967.

  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the hippie counterculture was at its height in popularity. 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.

    In the late 1960s, sales of lava lamps took off. 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.

    In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the afro hairstyle was at its peak in popularity. 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.

    Around this period, color television was continuing to rise in popularity. However, black-and-white TV sets were still the most-purchased.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 as the Time Person of the Year in 1967.

  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone.

    During this period, push-button telephones started 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.

    During this period, the fast food industry was growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. As a result, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 53 years, 10 months and 29 days have passed since August 25th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 25th, 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 August 25th, 1967.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on August 25th, 1967, will have the star sign Virgo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Leo.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • 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: August 25th, 1967 falls under the Bear.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of August will have the birthstone Peridot.
  • Birth flower (August): The Gladiolus and the Poppy.

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.

  • Dark Shadows - Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.
  • Batman - Live action television series starring Adam West.
  • I Dream of Jeannie - Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.
  • 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 August 25th, 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

Were you born on this date?

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 from their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then check out August 25th, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on August 25th.

Sean Connery

Actor. Deceased
Born on August 25th, 1930
He turned 37 on this day in 1967.

Tim Burton

Filmmaker.
Born on August 25th, 1958
He turned 9 on this day in 1967.

Billy Ray Cyrus

Singer.
Born on August 25th, 1961
He turned 6 on this day in 1967.

Rachel Bilson

Actress.
Born on August 25th, 1981
She was born exactly 14 years after this date.

Blake Lively

Actress.
Born on August 25th, 1987
He was born exactly 20 years after this date.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on August 25th, 1967.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 25th, 1967.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 25th, 1967 was most likely conceived around the 15th of November, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 25th, 1967 is close to the 3rd of June, 1968.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 25th, 1967.

  • A total of 19,691 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,813 weeks have passed.
  • 1,701,302,400 seconds have passed since the August 25th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,984,852,800 times.
  • Since August 25th, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 877,872,038,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,550,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,312,006 steps. That's about 65,028 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,415,629 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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