Day 13: covering shows aired from 10.16.67 — 11.22.67

OCTOBER

17th – “Hair” premieres on Broadway
17th – Barbra Streisand stars on “Belle of 14th Street” special on CBS
17th – Memorial service for Brian Epstein at New London Synagogue
17th – Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km
17th – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
18th – Nobel prize for physics awarded to Hans A Bethe
18th – Soviet Venera 4 becomes 1st probe to send data back from Venus
18th – Walt Disney’s “Jungle Book” is released
18th – AL votes to allow Athletics to move from KC to Oakland & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with KC & Seattle teams
19th – Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27′ 4 3/4″
19th – Mariner 5 makes fly-by of Venus
20th – All white federal jury convicts 7 in murder of 3 civil rights workers in Meridan Mississippi
20th – Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A’s
20th – A purported bigfoot is filmed by Patterson and Gimlin.
21st – Egypt sinks Israeli torpedo boat
21st – Thousands opposing Vietnam War try to storm Pentagon
22nd – 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
22nd – Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
22nd – Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A’s by Charlie Finley
22nd – Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
23rd – “Henry, Sweet Henry” opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
23rd – NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
26th – Shah of Iran crowns himself after 26 years on Peacock Throne
27th – 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
27th – Expo ’67 closes in Montreal, Canada
27th – NLF leaves People’s Republic of South-Yemen
29th – Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
29th – Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies’ Golf Open
29th – MacDermot, Ragni & Rado’s musical “Hair,” premieres in NYC
29th – London criminal Jack McVitie is murdered by the Kray twins, leading to their eventual imprisonment and downfall.
30th – Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
30th – Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)
30th – USSR Kosmos 186 & 188 make 1st automatic docking & Venmera 13 launch
31st – Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st pres of S Vietnam 2nd Rep
31st – SF’s Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award

NOVEMBER

3rd – Boston’s Jim Lonborg wins AL Cy Young
3rd – Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins.
5th – ATS-3 launched by US to take 1st pictures of full Earth disk
5th – Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
5th – New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24
5th – US troops conquer Loc Ninh South Vietnam
5th – Yemen president Sallal flees
5th – The Hither Green rail crash in the United Kingdom kills 49 people. The survivors include Bee Gee Robin Gibb.
6th – Bridge at Annabaai crashes on Willemstad, Curacao, kills 15
6th – US launches Surveyor 6; makes soft landing on Moon Nov 9
7th – Carl B Stokes elected 1st black mayor of a major city-Cleveland, Ohio
7th – LBJ signs a bill establishing Corporation for Public Broadcasting
7th – Richard G Hatcher elected mayor of Gary Indiana
7th – St Louis Cards Orlando Cepeda is 1st unanimous NL MVP
7th – Surveyor 6 launched for soft landing on Moon
8th – 1st local British radio station begins broadcasting (Radio Leicester)
8th – Silver hits record $1.951 an ounce in London
8th – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
9th – 1st unmanned Saturn V flight to test Apollo 4 reentry module
9th – Surveyor 6 soft lands on Moon
12th – Margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
12th – Packers’ Travis Williams returns 2 kickoffs for TDs against Browns, setting largest margin of Browns defeat (48), winning 55-7
13th – Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)
13th – NL owners OK AL expansion to Seattle & Kansas City
14th – The Congress of Colombia in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as “Day of the Colombian Woman”.
15th – Boston’s Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP
15th – Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km
15th – The only fatality of the X-15 program occurs during the 191st flight when Air Force test pilot Michael J. Adams loses control of his aircraft which is destroyed mid-air over the Mojave Desert.
17th – Beatles Ltd & Apple Music Ltd swap names
17th – French author Régis Debray sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia
17th – Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon
18th – British government devalues pound from US equivalent of $2.80 to $2.40
19th – Mickey Wright wins LPGA Pensacola Ladies’ Golf Invitational
19th – The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
20th – At 11 AM, Census Clock at Dept of Commerce ticks past 200 million
20th – Mets pitcher Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of Year
21st – Phillip & Jay Kunz fly a kite a record 28,000 feet
21st – Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: “I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing.”
22nd – BBC unofficially bans “I Am the Walrus” by Beatles
22nd – Silver hits record $2.17 an ounce in New York
22nd – UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land