Historical Events For Year 1967

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January 15, 1967

The first round of negotiations for membership of the European Economic Community is entered by the United Kingdom in Rome.
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January 26, 1967

The British steel industry is 90% nationalized by the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Read More

January 27, 1967

The Outer Space Treaty is signed by the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union.
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February 10, 1967

The ratification of the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution occurs. Read More

February 23, 1967

After it's ratification, the enactment of the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution takes place.
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March 14, 1967

A permanent burial grave is designated to President John F. Kennedy's body at the Arlington National Cemetery.
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April 10, 1967

Best Picture of the 39th Academy Awards is won by the film A Man for All Seasons. Read More

May 1, 1967

The wedding of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu occurs in Las Vegas. Read More

May 18, 1967

The crew of the first manned Apollo flight, Apollo 7, is named by NASA and includes astronauts Schirra, Jr., Eisele, and Cunningham.
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June 10, 1967

A ceasefire is agreed upon by Syria and Israel after it is mentioned by the United Nations, ending the Six-Day War.
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June 17, 1967

A hydrogen bomb test is successfully performed and announced by the People's Republic of China.
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June 27, 1967

Enfield, England holds the first automatic cash machine at the Narclays Bank. Read More

July 1, 1967

BBC2 holds the first colour television broadcast in the United Kingdom, broadcasting the Wimbledon tennis championship.
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July 7, 1967

The Beatles release their song "All You Need Is Love" for the first time in the United Kingdom.
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July 14, 1967

The first international album by the Bee Gees is released in the United Kingdom. Read More

August 5, 1967

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, the first album by Pink Floyd, is makes its debut in the United Kingdom.
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August 15, 1967

Participation in offshore pirate radio is announced as being illegal by the United Kingdom Marine Broadcasting Offences Act, but Radio Caroline disobeys the order and continues broadcasting.
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August 25, 1967

George Lincoln Rockwell, a leader of the American Nazi Party, is murdered in Arlington, Virginia by an assassin.
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October 6, 1967

"Disneyland By The Sea" closes in Southern California. Read More

October 25, 1967

The British Parliament ratifies an abortion bill. Read More

November 7, 1967

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is formed upon the signature of President Lyndon B. Johnson on the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.
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December 26, 1967

The first premiere of the film Magical Mystery Tour by the Beatles is made internationally on the United Kingdom's BBC channel.
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December 31, 1967

The first NFL team to win a third consecutive Championship are the Green Bay Packers in an event know as "The Ice Bowl."
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December 31, 1967

A 141 foot jump over the fountains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas is attempted by the motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel, but he crashes on landing.
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