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December 10th, 1967.

December 10th, 1967, was a Sunday. It was day 344 of 1967. The decade was the Swinging Sixties.

54 years, 8 months and 0 days have passed since December 10th, 1967.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Sagittarius.

On This Day

What happened?

What happened on December 10th, 1967?

  • American singer Otis Redding dies in a plane crash in Monona, Wisconsin.
Song charts

Music charts.

These songs were on top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom on December 10th, 1967.

  • United States: Daydream Believer - The Monkees
  • United Kingdom: Hello Goodbye - The Beatles

The Billboard Hot 100 on December 10th, 1967.

These were the top five songs from the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • Daydream Believer - The Monkees
  • The Rain, The Park & Other Things - The Cowsills
  • Incense And Peppermints - Strawberry Alarm Clock
  • I Say A Little Prayer - Dionne Warwick
  • I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Gladys Knight And The Pips
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.
Gone with the Wind (reissue)

Top movie at the Box Office.

The movie "Gone with the Wind (reissue)" was at the top of the Box Office on December 10th, 1967.

Take me back to December 10th, 1967!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is December 10th, 1967, and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Sagittarius. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.

The Christmas season of 1967 is in full swing. People are putting up their decorations and festive songs are playing on the radio. In America, the song Daydream Believer by The Monkees is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Hello Goodbye by The Beatles is the number one hit song.

Lyndon Baines Johnson is currently the President of the United States, and the movie Gone with the Wind (reissue) 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 Otis Redding, Martin Luther King, Helen Keller and Robert F. Kennedy would all be still alive. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "The Ed Sullivan Show", "What's My Line?", "Danger Man" and "I Dream of Jeannie".

Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Heckle and Jeckle", "The Bugs Bunny Show", "Star Trek: The Original Series" and "Cool McCool". Popular toys at the moment include the likes of Tonka trucks, Etch A Sketch, Operation and Major Matt Mason (action figure).

News

News topics, fads & culture.

These are trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are topics that would have been in the media on December 10th, 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.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 54 years, 8 months and 0 days have passed since December 10th, 1967.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 49 of 1967.
  • Leap Year: 1967 was not a leap year.
  • Age: A person born on December 10th, 1967 will be 54 years old.
  • Generation: People born in 1967 belong to the Generation X generation.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to December 10th, 1967.

  • November 26th, 1967: 462 are killed when floods hit Lisbon in Portugal.
  • November 29th, 1967: US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces that he will be resigning.
  • November 30th, 1967: Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh dies from a sudden illness at the age of 63.
  • December 6th, 1967: The first human heart transplant is performed in the United States.
  • This date: December 10th, 1967
  • December 15th, 1967: The Beatles release their song "Christmas Time (Is Here Again)".
  • December 17th, 1967: Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt goes missing while swimming at Cheviot Beach.
  • December 19th, 1967: Country Party leader John McEwen becomes the new Prime Minister of Australia.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on December 10th, 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 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: December 10th, 1967 falls under the Owl.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of December will have the birthstones Tanzanite, Zircon and Turquoise.
  • Birth flower (December): The Narcissus and the Holly.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on December 10th, 1967.

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Photos of 1960s fashion.

Photographs of 1960s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1960s fashion.

Television shows

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching in December, 1967.

TV shows from December, 1967.

Dark Shadows
Dark Shadows
Gothic soap opera about the psychotic Collins family.

Batman
Batman
Live action television series starring Adam West.

I Dream of Jeannie
I Dream of Jeannie
Fantasy sitcom starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie.

Gilligan's Island
Gilligan's Island
Sitcom about seven people who are shipwrecked on an island.

Steptoe and Son
Steptoe and Son
British sitcom starring Harry H. Corbett and Wilfrid Brambell.

The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show
Comedy TV series about a sheriff in Mayberry, North Carolina.

Danger Man
Danger Man
British television series about a secret agent working for NATO.

Bonanza
Bonanza
American Western series.

Gunsmoke
Gunsmoke
Western drama series.

What's My Line?
What's My Line?
Panel game show.

The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show
Variety 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 December 10th, 1967.

Cartoons and TV shows that children and teenagers were watching on this day in 1967.

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

Milton the Monster
Milton the Monster

Atom Ant
Atom Ant

Thunderbirds
Thunderbirds

Underdog
Underdog

Hoppity Hooper
Hoppity Hooper

Top Cat
Top Cat

The Bugs Bunny Show
The Bugs Bunny Show

My Three Sons
My Three Sons

Heckle and Jeckle
Heckle and Jeckle

The Gumby Show
The Gumby Show

Captain Kangaroo
Captain Kangaroo

Lassie
Lassie

Looney Tunes
Looney Tunes

Toys

Popular toys and games in 1967.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1967.

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

Barrel of Monkeys
Barrel of Monkeys

Motorific (slot car toys)
Motorific (slot car toys)

Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

Army men
Army men

G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man
G.I. Joe: America's Movable Fighting Man

The Easy-Bake Oven
The Easy-Bake Oven

Ken (doll)
Ken (doll)

Etch A Sketch
Etch A Sketch

Troll doll
Troll doll

Tonka trucks
Tonka trucks

Matchbox toy cars
Matchbox toy cars

Barbie
Barbie

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 you should check out December 10th, 1973 instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on December 10th.

Emily Dickinson

Poet. Deceased
Born on December 10th, 1830
She was not alive on this date.

Michael Clarke Duncan

Actor. Deceased
Born on December 10th, 1957
He turned 10 on this day in 1967.

Raven Symone

Actress.
Born on December 10th, 1985
She was born exactly 18 years after this date.

USA

US President.

Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President of the United States on December 10th, 1967.

UK

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on December 10th, 1967.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach.

Jack Lynch was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on December 10th, 1967 was most likely conceived around March 19th, 1967.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on December 10th, 1967 is close to September 1st, 1968.

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Stats for December 10th, 1967

Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about December 10th, 1967.

  • A total of 19,968 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,852 weeks have passed.
  • 1,725,231,600 seconds have passed since the December 10th, 1967.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 2,012,770,200 times.
  • Since December 10th, 1967, the Earth has travelled approximately 890,219,505,600 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 287,538,600 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 148,369,918 steps. That's about 65,942 miles!
  • Since this date, 20,702,779 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!

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