8th of October, 1967

The 8th of October, 1967, fell on a Sunday. Day 281 of 1967. Decade: 1960s.

52 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since the 8th of October, 1967.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 8th of October, 1967:

  • Che Guevara is captured in Bolivia.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 8th of October, 1967:

  • United States: The Letter - Box Tops
  • United Kingdom: The Last Waltz - Engelbert Humperdinck

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 the 8th of October, 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:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 52 years, 5 months and 21 days have passed since the 8th of October, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 40 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 8th of October, 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 the 8th of October, 1967:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 8th of October, 1967, will have the star sign Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 8th of October, 1967 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.

1967 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 1967.

"Spider-Man" - "Birdman and the Galaxy Trio" - "The Herculoids" - "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 8th of October:


US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on the 8th of October, 1967.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 8th of October, 1967 was probably conceived around the 29th of December, 1966. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 8th of October, 1967 is the 17th of July, 1968. (Rough Estimate).

8th of October

Events that have occurred on the 8th of October:


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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 8th of October, 1967.

  • 19,166 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,655,942,400 seconds have passed since the 8th of October, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,931,932,800 times.
  • Since the 8th of October, 1967, earth has travelled approximately 854,466,278,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 275,990,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 142,411,046 steps. That's about 63,294 miles!
  • Since this date, 19,871,309 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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