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November 26, 1967

November 26, 1967, was a Sunday. It was 56 years, 4 months, and 17 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

Events

Notable events that occurred on November 26, 1967:

  • 462 are killed when floods hit Lisbon in Portugal.
Song charts

Popular songs

On November 26, 1967, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Incense And Peppermints" by Strawberrry Alarm Clock
  • United Kingdom: "Let The Heartaches Begin" by Long John Baldry

The music charts on November 26, 1967

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Incense And Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock
  • To Sir With Love - Lulu
  • The Rain, The Park & Other Things - The Cowsills
  • Soul Man - Sam & Dave
  • Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Play the top songs 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.
Gone with the Wind (reissue)

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Gone with the Wind (reissue)".

Facts

This date was 20,594 days ago. Approximately 686 months have passed. It was the 330th day of 1967, in week 47. The decade was the swinging sixties. The start of 1968 was just 35 days away. People born on this day are currently 56 years old and belong to the Generation X generation. 229 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to November 26, 1967

Let's go back to the swinging sixties.

It is Sunday, November 26, 1967. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. People are currently enjoying their weekend. However, because it's a Sunday, some are dreading the days ahead.

In America, Thanksgiving has come and passed. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder. In America, the song "Incense And Peppermints" by Strawberrry Alarm Clock is at the top of the singles charts, while "Let The Heartaches Begin" by Long John Baldry is the number-one song in the UK.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is the President of the United States, and the movie Gone with the Wind (reissue) is at the top of the box office. 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-bottom 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 Otis Redding, Martin Luther King, Helen Keller, and Robert F. Kennedy would all still be alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "The Andy Griffith Show", "Steptoe and Son", and "Gilligan's Island".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Lassie", "Thunderbirds", "Aquaman", and "Spider-Man". Popular toys at the moment include Etch A Sketch, Army men, Captain Action (action figure), and Twister mat.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on November 26, 1967.

  • The Hippie movement.

    The Hippie movement

    The hippie counterculture reached its peak during the late 1960s and early 1970s. 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

    Sales of lava lamps increased in the late 1960s. 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

    The afro hairstyle took off during the 1960s and early 1970s. 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

    Although color television was rising in popularity, black-and-white TV sets were still the most popular.
  • 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?

    Who were the best football players?

    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 Time Person of the Year in 1967.
  • The push-button telephone.

    The push-button telephone

    Push-button telephones were beginning 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

    The fast food industry was steadily growing, much to the detriment of local diners and drive-in restaurants. Consequently, things such as jukeboxes and carhops also started to decline.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

Notable events that happened close to November 26, 1967.

  • October 28, 1967: Black Panthers founder Huey Newton is charged with the murder of Oakland police officer John Frey.
  • November 7, 1967: Carl Burton Stokes becomes the first African American mayor of a major US city.
  • November 9, 1967: The first "Rolling Stone" magazine is released.
  • This date: November 26, 1967
  • November 29, 1967: US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces that he will be resigning.
  • November 30, 1967: Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh dies from a sudden illness at the age of 63.
  • December 6, 1967: The first human heart transplant is performed in the United States.
  • December 10, 1967: American singer Otis Redding dies in a plane crash in Monona, Wisconsin.
  • December 15, 1967: The Beatles release their song "Christmas Time (Is Here Again)".
  • December 17, 1967: Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt goes missing while swimming at Cheviot Beach.
  • December 19, 1967: Country Party leader John McEwen becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 26, 1967, will have the star sign Sagittarius.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • 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: November 26, 1967 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

1960s fashion

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

1960s fashion

Television shows

TV shows in 1967

In November 1967, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from November 1967.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Batman
Batman
I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Danger Man
Danger Man
Bonanza
Bonanza
Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
What's My Line?
What's My Line?
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show

Cars in 1967

1968 saw the introduction of cars such as the AMC Rebel, the Chevrolet Camaro, the Ford Thunderbird (fifth generation), the Pontiac Firebird, the Citroën Dyane, and the Toyota HiAce.

Cars in 1967.

Children TV shows

Kids TV shows on November 26, 1967

If you were a kid on November 26, 1967, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Spider-Man
Spider-Man
Aquaman
Aquaman
The Herculoids
The Herculoids

Birdman and the Galaxy Trio
Birdman and the Galaxy Trio
The Monkees
The Monkees
The New Adventures of Superman
The New Adventures of Superman
The King Kong Show
The King Kong Show
Cool McCool
Cool McCool
Space Ghost
Space Ghost
Star Trek: The Original Series
Star Trek: The Original Series
JOT the Dot
JOT the Dot
Toys

Popular toys and games in 1967

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

Battleship (game)
Battleship (game)
Lite-Brite
Lite-Brite
Best of the West (action figures)
Best of the West (action figures)
Twister mat
Twister mat
Suzy Homemaker
Suzy Homemaker
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Major Matt Mason (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Captain Action (action figure)
Operation
Operation
Scalextric
Scalextric
Barrel of Monkeys
Barrel of Monkeys
Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

Were you born on November 26, 1967?

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 of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out November 26, 1973, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on November 26.

Tina Turner

Tina Turner

Singer Deceased
Born on November 26, 1939
She turned 28 on this day in 1967.

Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield

Singer
Born on November 26, 1981
She was born exactly 14 years after this date.

Rita Ora

Rita Ora

Singer
Born on November 26, 1990
She was born exactly 23 years after this date.

USA

US President

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on November 26, 1967.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 26, 1967 was most likely conceived around March 5, 1967.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 26, 1967 is close to August 18, 1968.

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Stats for November 26, 1967

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about November 26, 1967:

  • 20,594 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,942 weeks have passed.
  • 1,779,318,000 seconds have passed since November 26, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 2,075,871,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 918,128,088,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 296,553,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 153,021,348 steps. That's roughly 68,009 miles!
  • Since this date, 21,351,816 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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