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August 27th, 1967.

August 27th, 1967, was a Sunday. It was day 239 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

53 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since August 27th, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Virgo.

On this day.

What happened on August 27th, 1967?

  • Beatles manager Brian Epstein dies from a drug overdose.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on August 27th, 1967.

  • United States: Ode To Billie Joe - Bobbie Gentry
  • United Kingdom: San Francisco - Scott McKenzie
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Take me back to August 27th, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is August 27th, 1967 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Virgo. Currently, people are enjoying their 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 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.

A film called "Bonnie and Clyde" is being shown in movie theaters at the moment. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Gunsmoke", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Gilligan's Island" and "I Dream of Jeannie". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "My Three Sons", "Hoppity Hooper", "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "The New Adventures of Superman".

If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man, Barrel of Monkeys, Best of the West (action figures) and Battleship (game).

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 27th, 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fast food begins to replace diners and drive-ins.

    Fast food begins to replace 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.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 53 years, 9 months and 16 days have passed since August 27th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 34 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on August 27th, 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 27th, 1967.

  • August 4th, 1967: English rock band Pink Floyd release their debut studio album "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn".
  • August 17th, 1967: Boxer Muhammad Ali marries Belinda Boyd.
  • August 25th, 1967: American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell is assassinated in Arlington, Virginia.
  • This date: August 27th, 1967
  • August 29th, 1967: The final episode of "The Fugitive" is aired.
  • September 10th, 1967: Gibraltar votes to remain a part of the United Kingdom.

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 27th, 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 22.
  • Native American Zodiac: August 27th, 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 27th, 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 27th, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 27th of August.

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on August 27th, 1967.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on August 27th, 1967.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on August 27th, 1967 was most likely conceived around the 17th of November, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on August 27th, 1967 is close to the 5th of June, 1968.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about August 27th, 1967.

  • A total of 19,648 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,806 weeks have passed.
  • 1,697,587,200 seconds have passed since the August 27th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,980,518,400 times.
  • Since August 27th, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 875,954,995,200 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 282,931,200 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 145,992,499 steps. That's about 64,886 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,371,046 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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