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October 9th, 1967.

October 9th, 1967, was a Monday. It was day 282 of 1967. The decade was the 1960s.

53 years, 11 months and 10 days have passed since October 9th, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Libra.

On this day.

What happened on October 9th, 1967?

  • Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara is executed.

Born on October 9th, 1967.

People who were born on this exact date.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 9th, 1967.

  • United States: The Letter - The Box Tops
  • United Kingdom: Massachusetts - The Bee Gees
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.
To Sir, with Love

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "To Sir, with Love" was at the top of the box office on October 9th, 1967.

Take me back to October 9th, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is October 9th, 1967 and it's a Monday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song The Letter by The Box Tops is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Massachusetts by The Bee Gees is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States and the movie To Sir, with Love 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. 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 be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "What's My Line?", "Gunsmoke", "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Batman".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "The Gumby Show", "JOT the Dot", "The King Kong Show" and "The New Adventures of Superman". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Etch A Sketch, Captain Action (action figure), Major Matt Mason (action figure) 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 October 9th, 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, 11 months and 10 days have passed since October 9th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 41 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on October 9th, 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 October 9th, 1967.

  • September 10th, 1967: Gibraltar votes to remain a part of the United Kingdom.
  • October 8th, 1967: Che Guevara is captured in Bolivia.
  • This date: October 9th, 1967
  • October 12th, 1967: Baseball: The St. Louis Cardinals defeat the Boston Red Sox by 4-3 to win the 1967 World Series.
  • October 18th, 1967: Disney releases the animated film "The Jungle Book".
  • October 28th, 1967: Black Panthers founder Huey Newton is charged with the murder of Oakland police officer John Frey.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on this date.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 9th, 1967, will have the star sign Libra.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Virgo.
  • Zodiac Element: Air.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1967 was the year of the Goat (Yin Metal).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 9th, 1967 falls under the Raven.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.

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 October 9th, 1967.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired 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
  • Heckle and Jeckle
  • The Gumby Show
  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Lassie
  • 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 October 9th, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on October 9th.

John Lennon

Singer. Deceased
Born on October 9th, 1940
He turned 27 on this day in 1967.

Sharon Osbourne

Television personality.
Born on October 9th, 1952
She turned 15 on this day in 1967.

David Cameron

British Prime Minister.
Born on October 9th, 1966
He turned 1 on this day in 1967.

Yaki Kadafi

Rapper. Deceased
Born on October 9th, 1977
He was born exactly 10 years after this date.

Tyler James Williams

Actor.
Born on October 9th, 1992
He was born exactly 25 years after this date.

George Kittle

NFL player.
Born on October 9th, 1993
He was born exactly 26 years after this date.

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 9th of October.

  • Thanksgiving (Canada)
  • Columbus Day (USA)

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on October 9th, 1967.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on October 9th, 1967.

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 9th, 1967 was most likely conceived around the 30th of December, 1966.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 9th, 1967 is close to the 18th of July, 1968.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about October 9th, 1967.

  • A total of 19,704 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,814 weeks have passed.
  • 1,702,425,600 seconds have passed since the October 9th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,986,163,200 times.
  • Since October 9th, 1967, the earth has travelled approximately 878,451,609,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 283,737,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 146,408,602 steps. That's about 65,070 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,429,107 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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