what events in 1967

1967 Prices including Wages, Houses and Gas, Toys, Fashions and Furniture, Events include Yom Kippur War, Race Riots US Cities, UK Pirate Radio Stations, First Super Bowl, Rolling Stone Magazine published, …

what events in 1967

What events in 1967

  • Gibraltar holds referendum on staying with Britain or joining Spain

More Information and Timeline for Gibraltar Referendum
The territory of Gibraltar holds a referendum on whether or not to stay with Great Britain or join Spain on September 10th, 1967. An overwhelming majority of the citizens of Gibraltar voted in favor of keeping British sovereignty with 99% in favor and a 95% voter turnout. The territory had been under British control since 1713 and was an important naval point for Britain since it borders where the Atlantic Ocean joins the Mediterranean Sea. By 1981, Gibraltar residents were granted British citizenship and the territory was soon able to self-govern.

  • The Marine, etc., Broadcasting (Offences) Act came into effect outlawing the Pirate Radio Stations who had gained a massive following among the youth.

More Information and Timeline For Pirate Radio Stations
1. 1964 March 24th Radio Caroline is the first Pirate Radio Station that starts broadcasting from MV Caroline off the Essex coast
2. 1964 Radio London starts broadcasting from MV Galaxy off the Essex coast
2. 1964 Radio London starts broadcasting from MV Galaxy off the Essex coast
3. 1967 Prior to the introduction of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act twenty-one pirate radio stations were broadcasting to an estimated daily audience of 10 to 15 million
4. 1967 The Marine Broadcasting Offences Act came into effect outlawing the Pirate Radio Stations
5. 1967 Following the popularity of the Pirate Radio Stations with British teens and no rock music offerings from the BBC they re-organized BBC Radio offering into BBC Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3 and Radio 4.
Webmasters note, Many of the mostly popular DJ’s from the pirate radio stations joined the newly created BBC Radio 1 including Tony Blackburn, Emperor Rosko and Ed Stewart, The 1970s and 80s did see a resurgence of land based pirate radio and There are still more than 100 pirate radio stations operating in the UK mostly in inner city areas

March 31: In a televised address to the nation, an increasingly embattled Johnson announced: “I shall not seek and I will not accept the nomination of my party as your president.” The following month, Johnson’s vice president, Hubert Humphrey, announced his own candidacy, though he was too late to run in the primaries and would have to count on delegate support at the Democratic convention that summer.
January 23: Some 15 years after the Korean War, the still-tenuous relations between North Korea and the United States gave way to crisis after North Korea captured the Navy intelligence vessel USS Pueblo and its crew. U.S. authorities claimed the ship had been in international waters in the Tsushima Strait, but North Korea disagreed, and held the 83 crew members in a POW camp before the two countries could negotiate their release.

What events in 1967
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Jan 10 17th NBA All-Star Game, Cow Palace, San Francisco, Ca: West beats East, 135-120; MVP: Rick Barry, SF Warriors, SF

What events in 1967
Navy crewmen try to put out a fire aboard the USS Forrestal in the Tonkin Gulf off the coast of Vietnam, on July 29, 1967, after an F-4 Phantom accidentally fired a zuni rocket into an A-4 Skyhawk which caused massive explosions on the aft end of the flight deck. This tragic accidental launch damaged the aircraft and claimed the lives of 134 crewmen. #
Italian fashion in 1967. Creations by the Farsoni fashion house of Rome. #