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2093 or 1712 or 940
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1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1967th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 967th year of the 2nd millennium, the 67th year of the 20th century, and the 8th year of the 1960s decade.
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- 4 Nobel Prizes
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- January 1 – Canada begins a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the British North America Act, 1867, featuring the Expo 67 World's Fair.
- January 2 – Ronald Reagan, past movie actor and future President of the United States, is inaugurated the new governor of California.
- January 4 – The Doors release their début album The Doors, which contains "Light My Fire".
- January 5
- January 6 – Vietnam War: USMC and ARVN troops launch Operation Deckhouse Five in the Mekong Delta.
- January 8 – Vietnam War: Operation Cedar Falls starts.
- January 10 – Segregationist Lester Maddox is sworn in as Governor of Georgia.
- January 12 – Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with the intent of future resuscitation.
- January 13 – A military coup occurs in Togo under the leadership of Étienne Eyadema.
- January 14
- January 15
- January 18
- January 23
- In Munich, the trial begins of Wilhelm Harster, accused of the murder of 82,856 Jews (including Anne Frank) when he led German security police during the German occupation of the Netherlands. He is eventually sentenced to 15 years in prison.
- Milton Keynes (England) is founded as a new town by Order in Council, with a planning brief to become a city of 250,000 people. Its initial designated area enclosed three existing towns and twenty one villages. The area to be developed was largely farmland, with evidence of permanent settlement dating back to the Bronze Age.
- January 26
- January 27
- Apollo 1: U.S. astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee are killed when fire breaks out in their Apollo spacecraft during a launch pad test.
- The United States, Soviet Union and United Kingdom sign the Outer Space Treaty (ratified by USSR May 19; comes into force October 10), prohibiting weapons of mass destruction from space.
- January 31 – West Germany and Romania establish diplomatic relations.
- February 2 – The American Basketball Association is formed.
- February 3 – Ronald Ryan becomes the last man hanged in Australia, for murdering a guard while escaping from prison in December 1965.
- February 4 – The Soviet Union protests the demonstrations before its embassy in Beijing.
- February 5
- February 6 – Alexei Kosygin arrives in the UK for an 8-day visit. He meets The Queen on February 9.
- February 7
- The Chinese government announces that it can no longer guarantee the safety of Soviet diplomats outside the Soviet Embassy building.
- Serious bushfires in southern Tasmania claim 62 lives, and destroys 2,642.7 square kilometres (653,025.4 acres) of land.
- Mazenod College, Victoria, opens in Australia.
- February 10 – The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution (presidential succession and disability) is ratified.
- February 11 – Burgess Ice Rise, lying off the west coast of Alexander Island, Antarctica, is first mapped by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS).
- February 13 – American researchers discover the Madrid Codices by Leonardo da Vinci in the National Library of Spain.
- February 15 – The Soviet Union announces that it has sent troops near the Chinese border.
- February 18 – New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison claims he will solve the John F. Kennedy assassination, and that a conspiracy was planned in New Orleans.
- February 22
- February 23
- February 24 – Moscow forbids its satellite states to form diplomatic relations with West Germany.
- February 25
- February 26 – A Soviet nuclear test is conducted at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Eastern Kazakhstan.
- February 27 – The Dutch government supports British EEC membership.
- March 1
- The city of Hatogaya, Saitama, Japan, is founded.
- Brazilian police arrest Franz Stangl, ex-commander of Treblinka and Sobibór extermination camps.
- The Red Guards return to schools in China.
- The Queen Elizabeth Hall is opened in London.
- Óscar Gestido is sworn in as President of Uruguay after 15 years of collegiate government.
- March 4
- March 5 – Mohammad Mosaddegh (or Mosaddeq; Persian: مُحَمَد مُصَدِق; IPA: [mohæmˈmæd(-e) mosædˈdeɣ] ( listen)), deposed Iranian prime minister, dies after fourteen years of house arrest.
- March 6 – Mark Twain Tonight starring Hal Holbrook as Mark Twain, premieres on CBS television in the United States.
- March 7 – U.S. labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa begins his 8-year sentence for attempting to bribe a jury.
- March 9 – Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to the United States via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
- March 11 – The first phase of the Cambodian Civil War begins between the Kingdom of Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge.
- March 12
- The Indonesian State Assembly takes all presidential powers from Sukarno and names Suharto as acting president (Suharto resigned in 1998).
- The Velvet Underground's first album, The Velvet Underground & Nico, is released in the United States. It is initially a commercial failure but receives widespread critical and commercial acclaim in later years.
- March 13 – Moise Tshombe, ex-prime minister of Congo, is sentenced to death in absentia.
- March 14
- March 16 – In the Aspida case in Greece, 15 officers are sentenced to 2–18 years in prison, accused of treason and intentions of staging a coup.
- March 18
- March 19 – A referendum in French Somaliland favors the connection to France.
- March 21
- A military coup takes place in Sierra Leone.
- Vietnam War: In ongoing campus unrest, Howard University students protesting the Vietnam War, the ROTC program on campus and the draft, confront Gen. Lewis Hershey, then head of the U.S. Selective Service System, and as he attempts to deliver an address, shout him down with cries of "America is the Black man's battleground!"
- Charles Manson is released from Terminal Island. Telling the authorities that prison had become his home, he requested permission to stay. Upon his release, he relocates to San Francisco where he spends the Summer of Love.
- March 26
- March 28 – Pope Paul VI issues the encyclical Populorum progressio.
- March 29
- March 31 – U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signs the Consular Treaty.
- April 2 – A United Nations delegation arrives in Aden as its independence approaches. The delegation leaves April 7, accusing British authorities of lack of cooperation. The British say the delegation did not contact them.
- April 4 – Martin Luther King Jr. denounces the Vietnam War during his sermon at the Riverside Church in New York City.
- April 6 – Georges Pompidou begins to form the next French government.
- April 7 – Six-Day War (approach): Israeli fighters shoot down 7 Syrian MIG-21s.
- April 8 – Puppet on a String by Sandie Shaw (music and lyrics by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1967 for the United Kingdom.
- April 9 – The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) takes its maiden flight.
- April 10
- The AFTRA strike is settled just in time for the 39th Academy Awards ceremony to be held, hosted by Bob Hope. Best Picture goes to A Man for All Seasons.
- Oral arguments begin in the landmark Supreme Court of the United States case Loving v. Virginia, 388 U.S. 1 (1967), challenging the State of Virginia's statutory scheme to prevent marriages between persons solely on the basis of racial classifications.
- April 12 – The Ahmanson Theatre opens in Los Angeles.
- April 13 – Conservatives win the Greater London Council elections.
- April 14 – In San Francisco, 10,000 march against the Vietnam War.
- April 15
- Large demonstrations are held against the Vietnam War in New York City and San Francisco. The march, organized by the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, from Central Park to the United Nations drew hundreds of thousands of people, including Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Harry Belafonte, James Bevel, and Dr. Benjamin Spock, who marched and spoke at the event. A simultaneous march in San Francisco was attended by Coretta Scott King.
- Scotland defeats England 3–2 at Wembley Stadium, with goals from Law, Lennox and McCalligog, in the British Championships. This is England's first defeat since they won the World Cup, and ends a 19-game unbeaten run.
- April 20
- April 21
- Greece suffers a military coup by a group of military officers, who establish a military dictatorship led by George Papadopoulos; future-Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou remains a political prisoner to December 25. The dictatorship ends in 1974.
- An outbreak of tornadoes strikes the upper Midwest section of the United States (in particular the Chicago area, including the suburbs of Belvidere and Oak Lawn, Illinois, where 33 people are killed and 500 injured).
- April 23 – A group of young leftist radicals are expelled from the Nicaraguan Socialist Party (PSN). This group goes on to found the Socialist Workers Party (POS).
- April 24
- April 27 – Montreal, Quebec, Expo 67, a World's Fair to coincide with the Canadian Confederation centennial, officially opens with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson igniting the Expo Flame in the Place des Nations.
- April 28
- In Houston, Texas, boxer Muhammad Ali refuses military service. He is stripped of his boxing title and barred from professional boxing for the next three years.
- Expo 67 opens to the public, with over 310,000 people attending. Al Carter from Chicago is the first visitor as noted by Expo officials.
- The U.S. aerospace manufacturer McDonnell Douglas is formed through a merger of McDonnell Aircraft and Douglas Aircraft (it becomes part of The Boeing Company three decades later).
- April 29 – Fidel Castro announces that all intellectual property belongs to the people and that Cuba intends to translate and publish technical literature without compensation.
- April 30 – Moscow's 537 m tall TV tower is finished.
- May 1
- May 2
- The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup. It is their last Stanley Cup and last finals appearance to date. It will turn out to be the last game in the Original Six era. Six more teams will be added in the fall.
- Harold Wilson announces that the United Kingdom has decided to apply for EEC membership.
- May 4 – Lunar Orbiter 4 is launched by the United States.
- May 6
- Dr. Zakir Hussain is the first Muslim to become president of India.
- Four hundred students seize the administration building at Cheyney State College, now Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, the oldest institute for higher education for African Americans.[why?]
- Hong Kong 1967 riots: Clashes between striking workers and police kill 51 and injure 800.
- May 8 – The Philippine province of Davao is split into three: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
- May 10 – The Greek military government accuses Andreas Papandreou of treason.
- May 11 – The United Kingdom and Ireland apply officially for European Economic Community membership.
- May 12 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience release their debut album, Are You Experienced.
- May 15 – The Waiting period leading up to the Six-Day War begins
- May 17
- May 18
- Tennessee Governor Ellington repeals the "Monkey Law" (officially the Butler Act; see the Scopes Trial).
- In Mexico, schoolteacher Lucio Cabañas begins guerrilla warfare in Atoyac de Alvarez, west of Acapulco, in the state of Guerrero.
- NASA announces the crew for the Apollo 7 space mission (first manned Apollo flight): Wally Schirra, Donn F. Eisele, and R. Walter Cunningham.
- May 19 — Yuri Andropov becomes KGB chief in the Soviet Union.
- May 20 — The Spring Mobilization Conference, a gathering of 700 antiwar activists is held in Washington D.C. to chart the future moves for the U.S. antiwar movement
- May 22 – The Innovation department store in the centre of Brussels, Belgium, burns down. It is the most devastating fire in Belgian history, resulting in 323 dead and missing and 150 injured.
- May 23 – Egypt closes the Straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping, blockading Israel's southern port of Eilat, and Israel's entire Red Sea coastline.
- May 25
- The Celtic Football Club becomes the first Northern European football club to win the European Cup/Champions League.
- May 27
- Naxalite Guerrilla War: Beginning with a peasant uprising in the town of Naxalbari, this Marxist/Maoist rebellion sputters on in the Indian countryside. The guerrillas operate among the impoverished peasants, fighting both the government security forces and private paramilitary groups funded by wealthy landowners. Most fighting takes place in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh.
- The Australian referendum, 1967 passes with an overwhelming 90% support, removing, from the Australian Constitution, 2 discriminatory sentences referring to Indigenous Australians. It signifies Australia's first step in recognising Indigenous rights.
- The folk rock band Fairport Convention plays their first gig in Golders Green, North London.
- May 30 – Biafra, in eastern Nigeria, announces its independence, which is not recognized.
- June – Moshe Dayan becomes Israel's Minister of Defense.
- June 1 – The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, nicknamed "The Soundtrack of the Summer of Love"; it will be number one on the albums charts throughout the summer of 1967.
- June 2
- Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into fights, during which 27-year-old Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group 2 June Movement.
- Luis Monge is executed in Colorado's gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.
- June 4 – Stockport air disaster: British Midland flight G-ALHG crashes in Hopes Carr, Stockport, killing 72 passengers and crew.
- June 5
- Six-Day War begins: Israel launches Operation Focus, a preemptive strike on Egyptian Air Force air fields; the allied armies of Egypt, Syria, Iraq, and Jordan invade Israel. Battle of Ammunition Hill, start of the Jordanian campaign
- Murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death in the electric chair for killing 8 student nurses in Chicago.
- June 7 –
- Capture of East Jerusalem in a battle conducted by Israeli forces without the use of artillery in order to avoid damage to the Holy City.
- Two Moby Grape members are arrested for contributing to the delinquency of minors.
- June 8 – USS Liberty incident
- June 10
- June 11 – A race riot occurs in Tampa, Florida after the shooting death of Martin Chambers by police while allegedly robbing a camera store. The unrest lasts several days.
- June 12
- June 13 – Solicitor General Thurgood Marshall is nominated as the first African American justice of the United States Supreme Court.
- June 14 – Mariner program: Mariner 5 is launched toward Venus.
- June 14–15 – Glenn Gould records Prokofiev's Seventh Piano Sonata, Op. 83, in New York City (his only recording of a Prokofiev composition).
- June 16 – The Monterey Pop Festival begins and is held for 3 days.
- June 17 – The People's Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb.
- June 18 – Eighteen British soldiers are killed in the Aden police mutiny.
- June 23 – Cold War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey, for the 3-day Glassboro Summit Conference. Johnson travels to Los Angeles for a dinner at the Century Plaza Hotel where earlier in the day thousands of war protesters clashed with L.A. police.
- June 25 – 400 million viewers watch Our World, the first live, international, satellite television production. It features the live debut of The Beatles' song "All You Need Is Love".
- June 26
- June 27 – The first automatic cash machine (voucher-based) is installed, in the office of Barclays Bank in Enfield, England.
- June 28 – Israel declares the annexation of East Jerusalem.
- June 30 – Moise Tshombe, former President of Katanga and former prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is kidnapped to Algeria.
- July 1
- Canada celebrates its first one hundred years of Confederation.
- The EEC joins with the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Atomic Community, to form the European Communities (from the 1980s usually known as European Community [EC]).
- Seaboard Air Line Railroad merges with Atlantic Coast Line railroad, to become Seaboard Coast Line railroad, first step to today's CSX Transportation.
- The first UK colour television broadcasts begin on BBC2. The first one is from the Wimbledon tennis championships. A full colour service begins on BBC2 on December 2.
- American Samoa's first constitution becomes effective.
- July 3 – A military rebellion led by Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme begins in Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- July 4 – The British Parliament decriminalizes homosexuality.
- July 5 – Troops of Belgian mercenary commander Jean Schramme revolt against Mobutu Sese Seko, and try to take control of Stanleyville, Congo.
- July 6
- July 7 – All You Need Is Love is released in the UK.
- July 10
- July 12
- July 14
- July 16 – A prison riot in Jay, Florida leaves 37 dead.
- July 18 – The United Kingdom announces the closing of its military bases in Malaysia and Singapore. Australia and the U.S. disapprove.
- July 19
- A race riot breaks out in the North Side of Minneapolis on Plymouth Street during the Minneapolis Aquatennial Parade; businesses are vandalized and fires break out in the area, although the disturbance is quelled within hours. However, the next day a shooting sets off another incident in the same area that leads to 18 fires, 36 arrests, 3 shootings, 2 dozen people injured, and damages totaling 4.2 million. Two more such incidents occur during the following two weeks.
- Eighty-two people are killed in a collision between Piedmont Airlines Flight 22 and a Cessna 310 near Hendersonville, North Carolina.
- July 20 – Chilean poet Pablo Neruda receives the first Viareggio-Versile prize.
- July 21 – The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin, announces secession from the United States because it is not included in the official maps and declares war. Secession is repealed the next day.
- July 23 – July 31 – 12th Street Riot: In Detroit, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city: 43 are killed, 342 injured and 1,400 buildings burned.
- July 24 – During an official state visit to Canada, French President Charles de Gaulle declares to a crowd of over 100,000 in Montreal: Vive le Québec libre! (Long live free Quebec!). The statement, interpreted as support for Quebec independence, delights many Quebecers but angers the Canadian government and many English Canadians.
- July 29
- July 30 – The 1967 Milwaukee race riots begin, lasting through August 3 and leading to a ten-day shutdown of the city from August 1.
- August 1 – Race riots in the United States spread to Washington, D.C..
- August 2 – The Turkish football club Trabzonspor is established in Trabzon.
- August 5 – Pink Floyd releases their debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn in the United Kingdom.
- August 6 – A pulsar is noted by Jocelyn Bell and Antony Hewish. The discovery is first recorded in print in 1968: "An entirely novel kind of star came to light on Aug. 6 last year [...]". The date of the discovery is not recorded.
- August 7
- August 8 – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded in Bangkok, Thailand.
- August 9 – Vietnam War – Operation Cochise: United States Marines begin a new operation in the Que Son Valley.
- August 10 – Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme's troops take the Congolese border town of Bukavu.
- August 13 – The first line-up of Fleetwood Mac makes their live debut at the Windsor Jazz and Blues Festival.
- August 14 – Wonderful Radio London shuts down at 3:00 PM in anticipation of the Marine Broadcasting Offences Act. Many fans greet the staff upon their return to London that evening with placards reading "Freedom died with Radio London".
- August 15 – The United Kingdom Marine Broadcasting Offences Act declares participation in offshore pirate radio illegal. Radio Caroline defies the Act and continues broadcasting.
- August 19 – West Germany receives 36 East German prisoners it has "purchased" through the border posts of Herleshausen and Wartha.
- August 21
- A truce is declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
- Two U.S. Navy jets stray into the airspace of the People's Republic of China following an attack on a target in North Vietnam and are shot down. Lt. Robert J. Flynn, the only survivor, is captured alive and will be held prisoner by China until 1973.
- August 25 – American Nazi Party leader George Lincoln Rockwell is assassinated in Arlington, Virginia.
- August 27
- August 29 – The final episode of The Fugitive airs on ABC. The broadcast attracts 78 million viewers, one of the largest audiences for a single episode in U.S. television history.
- August 30 – Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
- September 1
- September 3
- September 4 – Vietnam War – Operation Swift: The United States Marines launch a search and destroy mission in Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín provinces. The ensuing 4-day battle in Que Son Valley kills 114 Americans and 376 North Vietnamese.
- September 5 – The television series The Prisoner has its world broadcast premiere on the CTV Television Network in Canada.
- September 10 – In a Gibraltar sovereignty referendum, only 44 voters out of 12,182 in the British Crown colony of Gibraltar support union with Spain.
- September 17
- September 18 – Love Is a Many Splendored Thing debuts on U.S. daytime television and is the first soap opera to deal with an interracial relationship. CBS censors find it too controversial and ask for it to be stopped, causing show creator Irna Phillips to quit.
- September 27 – The RMS Queen Mary arrives in Southampton at the end of her last transatlantic crossing.
- September 29 – The classic sci-fi TV series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons broadcasts on ITV.
- September 30 – In the United Kingdom, BBC Radio completely restructures its national programming: the Light Programme is split between new national pop station Radio 1 (modelled on the successful pirate station Radio London) and Radio 2; the cultural Third Programme is rebranded as Radio 3; and the primarily-talk Home Service becomes Radio 4.
- October 3 – An X-15 research aircraft with test pilot William J. Knight establishes an unofficial world fixed-wing speed record of Mach 6.7.
- October 4
- October 6 – Southern California's Pacific Ocean Park, known as the "Disneyland By The Sea", closes down.
- October 8 – Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia; they are executed the following day.
- October 12
- October 14 – Quebec Nationalism: René Lévesque leaves the Liberal Party.
- October 16 – Thirty-nine people, including singer-activist Joan Baez, are arrested in Oakland, California, for blocking the entrance of that city's military induction center.
- October 17
- October 18
- Vietnam War: Students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison protest over recruitment by Dow Chemical on the University campus; 76 are injured in the resulting riot.
- Walt Disney's 19th full-length animated feature The Jungle Book, the last animated film personally supervised by Disney, is released and becomes an enormous box-office and critical success. On a double bill with the film is the (now) much less well-known true-life adventure, Charlie the Lonesome Cougar.
- The Venera 4 probe descends through the Venusian atmosphere.
- October 19 – The Mariner 5 probe flies by Venus.
- October 20 – Patterson–Gimlin film: Roger Patterson and Robert Gimlin's famous film of an unidentified animate cryptid, thought to be Bigfoot or Sasquatch, is recorded at Bluff Creek, California.
- October 21
- Approximately 70,000 Vietnam War protesters march in Washington, D.C. and rally at the Lincoln Memorial; in a successive march that day, 50,000 people march to the Pentagon, where Allen Ginsberg, Abbie Hoffman, and Jerry Rubin symbolically chant to "levitate" the building and "exorcise the evil within."
- An Egyptian surface-to-surface missile sinks the Israeli destroyer Eilat, killing 47 Israeli sailors. Israel retaliates by shelling Egyptian refineries along the Suez Canal.
- October 23 – Charles de Gaulle becomes the first French Co-Prince of Andorra to visit his Andorran subjects. In addition to being President of France, de Gaulle is a joint ruler (along with Spain's Bishop of Urgel of the tiny nation located in the mountains between France and Spain, pursuant to the 1278 agreement creating the nation.
- October 25 – The Abortion Act 1967 passes in the British Parliament and receives royal assent two days later.
- October 26
- October 27
- October 29
- October 30 – Hong Kong 1967 riots: British troops and Chinese demonstrators clash on the border of China and Hong Kong.
- November – Islamabad officially becomes Pakistan's political capital, replacing Karachi.
- November 2 – Vietnam War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson holds a secret meeting with a group of the nation's most prestigious leaders ("the Wise Men") and asks them to suggest ways to unite the American people behind the war effort. They conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the war.
- November 3 – Vietnam War – Battle of Dak To: Around Đắk Tô (located about 280 miles north of Saigon near the Cambodian border), heavy casualties are suffered on both sides; U.S. troops narrowly win the battle on November 22.
- November 4–5 – In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, mercenaries of Jean Schramme and Jerry Puren withdraw from Bukavu, over the Shangugu Bridge, to Rwanda.
- November 6 – The Rhodesian parliament passes pro-Apartheid laws.
- November 7
- U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967, establishing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
- Carl B. Stokes is elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, becoming the first African American elected mayor of a major United States city.
- The 50th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution is celebrated in the Soviet Union.
- November 8 – The BBC's first local radio station (BBC Radio Leicester) is launched.
- November 9 – Apollo program: NASA launches the first Saturn V rocket, successfully carrying the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft from Cape Kennedy into Earth orbit.
- November 11 – Vietnam War: In a ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 3 United States prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to American "New Left" antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
- November 14 – The Congress of Colombia, in commemoration of the 150-year anniversary of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as the "Day of the Colombian Woman".
- November 15
- General Georgios Grivas and his 10,000 strong Greek Army division are forced to leave Cyprus, after 24 Turkish Cypriot civilians are killed by the Greek Cypriot National Guard in the villages of Kophinou and Ayios Theodhoros; relations sour between Nicosia and Athens. Turkey flies sorties into Greek territory, and masses troops in Thrace on her border with Greece.
- Test pilot Michael Adams is killed when his X-15 rocket plane tumbles out of control during atmospheric re-entry and disintegrates.
- November 17
- Vietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports he was given on November 13, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson tells the nation that, while much remains to be done, "We are inflicting greater losses than we're taking ... We are making progress." (Two months later the Tet Offensive by the Viet Cong is widely reported as a Viet Cong victory by the U.S. press and thus as a major setback to the U.S.)
- French author Régis Debray is sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in Bolivia. (He will be released in 1970 after less than three years imprisonment.)
- November 18 – The UK pound is devalued from £1 = US$2.80 to £1 = US$2.40.
- November 19 – The establishment of TVB, the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.
- November 20 – The "population clock" of the United States Census Bureau records the U.S. population at 200 million people at 11:03 a.m. Washington, D.C. time.
- November 21 – Vietnam War: United States General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
- November 22 – UN Security Council Resolution 242 is adopted by the UN Security Council, establishing a set of principles aimed at guiding negotiations for an Arab–Israeli peace settlement.
- November 25 – Australian Senate election, 1967: The Liberal/Country Coalition Government led by Prime Minister Harold Holt lost two seats, while the Labor Party led by Gough Whitlam failed to make any gains. The Democratic Labor Party won the two seats from the Liberals and gained the sole balance of power in the Senate.
- November 26 – Major floods hit Lisbon, Portugal, killing 462.
- November 27 – The Beatles release Magical Mystery Tour in the U.S. as a full album. The songs added to the original six songs on the double EP include "All You Need Is Love", "Penny Lane", "Strawberry Fields Forever", "Baby, You're a Rich Man" and "Hello, Goodbye". Release as a double EP will not take place in the UK until December.
- November 28 – The first pulsar to be discovered by Earth observers is found in the constellation of Vulpecula by astronomers Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish, and is given the name PSR B1919+21.
- November 29 – Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation to become president of the World Bank. McNamara's resignation follows U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's outright rejection of McNamara's early November recommendations to freeze troop levels, stop the bombing of North Vietnam, and hand over ground fighting to South Vietnam.
- November 30
- Zulfikar Ali Bhutto founds the Pakistan People's Party and becomes its first chairman. It has gone on to become one of Pakistan's major political parties (alongside the Pakistan Muslim League) that is broken into many factions, bearing the same name under different leaders, such as the Pakistan's Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP).
- The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
- Pro-Soviet communists in the Philippines establish Malayang Pagkakaisa ng Kabataan Pilipino as its new youth wing.
- U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy announces his candidacy for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, challenging incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson over the Vietnam War.
- December 1
- December 3 – Christiaan Barnard carries out the world's first heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa.
- December 4
- December 5 – In New York City, Benjamin Spock and Allen Ginsberg are arrested for protesting against the Vietnam War.
- December 6 – Vice President Jorge Pacheco Areco is sworn in as President of Uruguay after President Oscar Gestido dies in office.
- December 8 – Magical Mystery Tour is released by The Beatles as a double EP in the UK, while the only psychedelic rock album by The Rolling Stones, Their Satanic Majesties Request, is released in the UK and in the USA.
- December 9
- December 11 – Supersonic airliner Concorde is unveiled in Toulouse, France.
- December 12 – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, one of the seminal race relations films of the 1960s, is released to theaters.
- December 13 – King Constantine II of Greece flees the country when his coup attempt fails.
- December 15 – The Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, collapses, killing 46 people.
- December 17 – Harold Holt, 17th Prime Minister of Australia, disappears when swimming at Cheviot Beach, 60 km from Melbourne. He was briefly replaced as Prime Minister by John McEwen, until the Liberal Party elected Minister for Education and Science John Gorton as leader.
- December 19 – Professor John Archibald Wheeler coined the astronomical term black hole.
- December 26 – The Beatles' film Magical Mystery Tour receives its world première on BBC Television in the UK.
- December 31
- The Green Bay Packers become the first team in the modern era to win their third consecutive NFL Championship, 21-17 over the Dallas Cowboys in what became known as "The Ice Bowl".
- Motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel attempts to jump 141 feet over the Caesars Palace Fountains on the Las Vegas Strip. Knievel crashes on landing and the accident is caught on film.
- Warner Bros. becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Seven Arts Productions, thus becoming Warner Bros.-Seven Arts.
- The Jari project begins in the Amazon.
- Albania is officially declared an atheist state by its leader, Enver Hoxha.
- The University of Winnipeg is founded in Canada.
- Lonsdaleite (the rarest allotrope of carbon) is first discovered in the Barringer Crater, Arizona.
- St Christopher's Hospice, the world's first purpose-built secular hospice specialising in palliative care of the terminally ill, is established in South London by Dame Cicely Saunders with the support of Albertine Winner.
- PAL is first introduced in Germany.
- Gunsmoke, after 12 seasons and with declining ratings, almost gets cancelled, but protests from viewers, network affiliates and even members of Congress and especially William S. Paley, the head of the network, lead the network to move the series from its longtime late Saturday time slot to early Mondays for the fall—displacing Gilligan's Island, which initially had been renewed for a fourth season but is cancelled instead. Gunsmoke would remain on CBS until 1975.
- Lech Wałęsa goes to work in Gdańsk shipyards.
- The Greek military junta exiles Melina Mercouri.
- Parker Morris Standards become mandatory for all housing built in new towns in the United Kingdom.
- Sabon typeface, designed by Jan Tschichold, introduced.
- Gabriel García Márquez's influential novel One Hundred Years of Solitude is published (in Spanish).
- The first edition of the book, A Short History of Pakistan, is published by Karachi University, Pakistan.
- Fernand Braudel begins publication of Civilisation matérielle, économie et capitalisme, XVe-XVIIIe siècle.
- The National Hockey League adds six more teams, doubling its size. The teams are the St. Louis Blues, Oakland Seals, Minnesota North Stars, Los Angeles Kings, Philadelphia Flyers, and Pittsburgh Penguins.
- January 1 – Sunny Chan, Hong Kong actor
- January 2 – Tia Carrere, American actress
- January 4 – Marina Orsini, Canadian actress
- January 7
- January 8
- January 9
- January 11 – Michael Healy-Rae, Irish politician
- January 12 – Vendela Kirsebom, Norwegian supermodel
- January 13 – Suzanne Cryer, American actress
- January 14
- January 15 – Lisa Lisa, American actress and singer
- January 16 – Andrea James, American producer and author
- January 17 – Song Kang-ho, Korean actor
- January 18 – Iván Zamorano, Chilean footballer
- January 20
- January 21 – Artashes Minasian, Armenian chess grandmaster
- January 23 – Naim Süleymanoğlu, Turkish weightlifter (d. 2017)
- January 24
- January 25
- January 29 – Khalid Skah, Moroccan long-distance runner
- January 31
- February 1 – Meg Cabot, American teen author
- February 2
- February 5 – Chris Parnell, American actor and comedian
- February 6 – Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (d. 2007)
- February 7 – Cheung Man, Hong Kong actress
- February 9
- February 10
- February 11
- February 12
- February 13 – Carolyn Lawrence, American actress and voice actress
- February 14
- February 15
- February 18
- February 20
- February 22
- February 25 – Oleg Babak, Soviet army officer (d. 1991)
- February 26
- February 27 – Jonathan Ive, Apple Corporation designer
- March 1
- March 3 – Hans Teeuwen, Dutch comedian
- March 4
- March 6
- March 7 – Jean-Pierre Barda, Swedish singer (Army of Lovers)
- March 10 – Omer Tarin, Pakistani/South Asian poet, writer and scholar
- March 11
- March 12 – Massimiliano Frezzato, Italian comic writer
- March 13 – Andrés Escobar, Colombian football player (d. 1994)
- March 15 – Naoko Takeuchi, Japanese artist
- March 16
- March 17 – Billy Corgan, American musician and songwriter
- March 18
- March 21
- March 22 – Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
- March 25
- March 26 – Mark Carroll, Australian rugby league footballer
- March 27
- March 29
- March 30
- April 2 – Renée Estevez, American actress and writer
- April 3 – Andy Parsons, English comedian and writer
- April 5 – Anu Garg, Indian-American writer and speaker
- April 6
- April 9 – Alex Kahn, American artist
- April 11 – Liina Olmaru, Estonian actress
- April 14
- April 15
- April 17
- April 18 – Maria Bello, American actress
- April 20
- April 22
- April 23 – Melina Kanakaredes, American actress
- April 26
- April 27 – Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
- April 28 – Kevin Jubinville, Canadian actor
- April 29
- April 30
- May 1
- May 4
- May 5
- May 8 – Angus Scott, British sports television presenter
- May 10 – Nobuhiro Takeda, Japanese footballer and sportscaster
- May 11 – Géza Röhrig, Hungarian actor and poet
- May 12
- May 14 – Tony Siragusa, American football player
- May 15
- May 19
- May 21 – Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 2007)
- May 22 – Brooke Smith, American actress
- May 24
- May 25 – Poppy Z. Brite, American author
- May 26
- May 27
- May 28 – Glen Rice, American basketball player
- May 29 – Noel Gallagher, British musician (Oasis)
- May 31
- June 1 – Roger Sanchez, American DJ
- June 3
- June 5
- June 6
- June 7
- June 8
- June 9 – Rubén Maza, Venezuelan long-distance runner
- June 10 – Darren Robinson, African-American rapper (The Fat Boys) (d. 1995)
- June 15 – Yūji Ueda, Japanese voice actor
- June 16 – Jürgen Klopp, German footballer
- June 17 – Sikêra Júnior, Brazilian radio journalist, journalist and television presenter
- June 19
- June 20 – Nicole Kidman, Academy Award-winning American-Australian actress
- June 21
- June 22 – Lane Napper, American actor
- June 23 – Yoko Minamino, Japanese Idol star and actress
- June 24
- June 26
- June 28
- June 29
- June 30
- July 1
- July 2
- July 3 – Brian Cashman, American baseball executive
- July 4
- July 5 – Silvia Ziche, Italian comics artist
- July 6
- July 7
- July 8
- July 9
- July 10
- July 11
- July 12
- July 13
- July 14
- July 15
- July 16
- July 18 – Vin Diesel, American actor and film director
- July 20 – Reed Diamond, American actor
- July 22
- July 23 – Philip Seymour Hoffman, Academy Award-winning American actor (d. 2014)
- July 25
- July 26 – Jason Statham, English actor, martial artist, and former diver
- July 28
- July 30
- July 31
- August 3 – Mathieu Kassovitz, French movie director and actor
- August 4 – Michael Marsh, American athlete
- August 5 – Thomas Lang, Austrian drummer
- August 7 – Charlotte Lewis, English actress
- August 8
- August 9 – Deion Sanders, African-American Superbowl MVP-winning football player
- August 10 – Riddick Bowe, American boxer
- August 11
- August 12
- August 13
- August 15 – Brahim Boutayeb, Moroccan long-distance runner
- August 16
- August 19 – Satya Nadella, Indian-American businessman and current CEO of Microsoft
- August 21
- August 22
- August 25
- August 27 – Ogie Alcasid, Filipino singer-songwriter, actor, and comedian
- August 28 – Masaaki Endoh, Japanese singer
- August 29
- August 30 – Frederique van der Wal, Dutch supermodel
- September 3
- September 5
- September 6 – Macy Gray, American urban musician
- September 9 – Akshay Kumar, Bollywood actor
- September 11 – Harry Connick Jr., American singer, actor, and television talk show host
- September 12
- September 13
- September 18 – Tara Fitzgerald, British actress
- September 19 – Aleksandr Karelin, Russian Greco-Roman wrestler
- September 20 – Kristen Johnston, American actress
- September 21 – Faith Hill, American country singer
- September 22
- September 23
- September 25
- September 27 – Debi Derryberry, American voice actress
- September 28
- September 30
- October 2 – Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete
- October 3
- October 4 – Liev Schreiber, American actor and film director
- October 5 – Guy Pearce, English-born Australian actor
- October 6
- October 7 – Toni Braxton, African-American singer
- October 9 – Eddie Guerrero, Mexican-American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
- October 11
- October 13
- October 16 – Davina McCall, British television presenter and UK Big Brother host
- October 17
- October 18 – Eric Stuart, American voice actor and voice director
- October 21
- October 22
- October 24 – Jacqueline McKenzie, Australian actress
- October 26 – Keith Urban, New Zealand-born Australian country music singer
- October 27 – Scott Weiland, American musician (d. 2015)
- October 28
- October 29
- October 30
- October 31
- November 1 – Tina Arena, Australian singer-songwriter
- November 2
- November 3 – Steven Wilson, British musician
- November 4 – Keith English, American politician (d. 2018)
- November 5 – Judy Reyes, American actress
- November 6
- November 7
- November 8 – Courtney Thorne-Smith, American actress
- November 11 – Gil de Ferran, Brazilian race car driver
- November 13
- November 14
- November 15 – François Ozon, French writer and director
- November 16 – Lisa Bonet, American actress
- November 20 – Teoman, Turkish rock singer and songwriter
- November 21 – Ken Block, American racing driver
- November 22
- November 23 – Salli Richardson, American actress
- November 25 – Anthony Nesty, Surinamese swimmer
- November 28 – Anna Nicole Smith, American model, actress, and heiress (d. 2007)
- December 1
- December 4 – Adamski, English dance music producer
- December 5 – Knez, Montenegrin singer
- December 6 – Judd Apatow, American screenwriter and producer
- December 7
- December 8 – Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese voice actress
- December 9
- December 10 – Arnold Pinnock, Canadian actor
- December 11
- December 12 – John Randle, American football player
- December 13
- December 14 – Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer
- December 15 – Mo Vaughn, American Baseball player
- December 16
- December 17 – Gigi D'Agostino, Italian musician and DJ
- December 18
- December 19
- December 20 – Eugenia Cauduro, Mexican actress and model
- December 21 – Mikheil Saakashvili, Georgian politician, 3rd President of Georgia and Governor of Odessa Oblast
- December 22
- December 23 – Carla Bruni, Italian-French model, singer-songwriter, former First Lady of France
- December 24 – Richard Manning, British cycling legend, Ironman
- December 26 – Timo Karppinen, Finnish orienteer
- András Rosztóczy, Hungarian gastroenterologist
- John Smith, British comics writer
- Joan Vizcarra, Spanish artist
- January 1 – Moon Mullican, American country singer (b. 1909)
- January 3
- January 4
- January 9 – Waldo Frank, American novelist and historian (b. 1889)
- January 12 – Holland Smith, American general (b. 1882)
- January 14 – Miklós Kállay, 34th Prime Minister of Hungary (b. 1887)
- January 17
- January 18 – Harry Antrim, American actor (b. 1884)
- January 21 – Ann Sheridan, American actress (b. 1915)
- January 24 – Luigi Federzoni, Italian Fascist politician (b. 1878)
- January 27
- Crew of Apollo 1 (launch pad fire):
- Alphonse Juin, Marshal of France (b. 1888)
- Luigi Tenco, Italian singer-songwriter (b. 1938)
- David Maxwell Fyfe, 1st Earl of Kilmuir, British politician, lawyer, and judge (b. 1900)
- January 31 – Eddie Tolan, American athlete (b. 1908)
- February 2 – Jack Carr, American actor and animator (b. 1906)
- February 4 – Albert Orsborn, 6th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1886)
- February 6
- February 7 – David Unaipon, Australian author and inventor (b. 1872)
- February 8 – Victor Gollancz, British publisher (b. 1893)
- February 14 – Sig Ruman, German actor (b. 1884)
- February 15 – Antonio Moreno, Spanish actor (b. 1887)
- February 16 – Smiley Burnette, American actor (b. 1911)
- February 17 – Ciro Alegría, Peruvian journalist, politician, and novelist (b. 1909)
- February 18 – J. Robert Oppenheimer, American physicist (b. 1904)
- February 21 – Charles Beaumont, American writer (b. 1929)
- February 24
- February 28 – Henry Luce, American publisher (b. 1898)
- March 2
- March 5
- March 6
- March 7 – Alice B. Toklas, American personality (b. 1877)
- March 11
- March 21 – Marcellus Boss, American politician, member of the Kansas Senate and the 5th Civilian Governor of Guam (b. 1901)
- March 27 – Jaroslav Heyrovský, Czech chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1890)
- March 30 – Jean Toomer, American writer (b. 1894)
- March 31 – Don Alvarado, American actor (b. 1904)
- April 2 – Laura Evangelista Alvarado Cardozo, Venezuelan Roman Catholic religious professed and blessed (b. 1875)
- April 4
- April 5 – Hermann Joseph Muller, American geneticist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1890)
- April 12 – Buster Bailey, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1902)
- April 13 – Luis Somoza Debayle, 26th President of Nicaragua (b. 1922)
- April 15 – Totò, Italian actor (b. 1898)
- April 17 – Red Allen, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1908)
- April 18 – Friedrich Heiler, German theologian and historian (b. 1892)
- April 19
- April 22 – Tom Conway, British actor (b. 1904)
- April 23 – Edgar Neville, Spanish playwright and film director (b. 1899)
- April 24
- April 25
- April 27 – William Douglas Cook, founder of Eastwoodhill Arboretum and Pukeiti, (New Zealand) (b. 1884)
- April 29 – Anthony Mann, American actor and director (b. 1906)
- May 6 – Zhou Zuoren, Chinese writer (b. 1885)
- May 7 – Judith Evelyn, American actress (b. 1913)
- May 8
- May 9 – Philippa Schuyler, American journalist (b. 1931)
- May 10 – Lorenzo Bandini, Italian Formula One driver (b. 1935)
- May 12 – John Masefield, English poet and novelist (b. 1878)
- May 15
- May 18 – Andy Clyde, Scottish actor (b. 1892)
- May 21
- May 22 &ndash
- May 27 – Johannes Itten, Swiss painter (b. 1888)
- May 29 – Georg Wilhelm Pabst, Austrian film director (b. 1885)
- May 30 – Claude Rains, British actor (b. 1889)
- May 31 – Billy Strayhorn, American composer and pianist (b. 1915)
- June 3 – Arthur Tedder, British air force general, Marshal of the Royal Air Force (b. 1890)
- June 5 – Arthur Biram, Israeli philosopher and educator, and Israel Prize recipient (b. 1878)
- June 7 – Dorothy Parker, American writer (b. 1893)
- June 10 – Spencer Tracy, American actor (b. 1900)
- June 11 – Wolfgang Köhler, German psychologist (b. 1887)
- June 13
- June 14 – Eddie Eagan, American sportsman (b. 1897)
- June 16 – Reginald Denny, English actor (b. 1891)
- June 17 – Vernon Huber, American admiral and 36th Governor of American Samoa (b. 1899)
- June 26 – Françoise Dorléac, French actress (b. 1942)
- June 29
- July 1 – Gerhard Ritter, German historian (b. 1888)
- July 5 – Shimizugawa Motokichi, Japanese sumo wrestler (b. 1900)
- July 8
- July 9
- July 13 – Tommy Lucchese, Italian-American gangster (b. 1899)
- July 14 – Tudor Arghezi, Romanian writer (b. 1880)
- July 17
- July 18 – Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, 26th President of Brazil (plane crash) (b. 1897)
- July 20 – Lewis H. Brereton, American aviation pioneer and air force general (b. 1890)
- July 21
- July 22 – Carl Sandburg, American poet (b. 1878)
- July 31 – Margaret Kennedy, English writer (b. 1896)
- August 1 – Richard Kuhn, Austrian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)
- August 2 – Walter Terence Stace, British philosopher (b. 1886)
- August 9
- August 13 – Jane Darwell, American actress (b. 1879)
- August 15
- August 19
- August 22 – Gregory Goodwin Pincus, American biologist and researcher (b. 1903)
- August 23 – Nathaniel Cartmell, American Olympic athlete (b. 1883)
- August 24
- August 25
- August 27 – Brian Epstein, English band manager (The Beatles) (b. 1934)
- August 30 – Ad Reinhardt, American painter (b. 1913)
- August 31 – Ilya Ehrenburg, Russian writer (b. 1891)
- September 1
- September 3 – Francis Ouimet, American professional golfer (b. 1893)
- September 11 – Tadeusz Żyliński, Polish technician and textilist (b. 1904)
- September 12 – Vladimir Bartol, Slovene author (b. 1903)
- September 13 – Varian Fry, American journalist (b. 1907)
- September 16 – Ethel May Halls, American film and stage actress (b. 1882)
- September 18 – John Cockcroft, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
- September 23 – Stanislaus Zbyszko, professional wrestler (b. 1879)
- September 27 – Prince Felix Yusupov, Russian assassin of Rasputin (b. 1887)
- September 29
- October 3
- October 4 – Claude C. Bloch, American admiral (b. 1878)
- October 7 – Norman Angell, British politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1872)
- October 8 – Clement Attlee, British politician, 60th Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1883)
- October 9
- October 12 – Nat Pendleton, American actor and Olympic wrestler (b. 1895)
- October 17 – Xuantong Emperor, last Emperor of China (b. 1906)
- October 20 – Shigeru Yoshida, Japanese diplomat and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1878)
- October 25 – Margaret Ayer Barnes, American playwright, novelist, and short-story writer (b. 1886)
- October 29 – Julien Duvivier, French film director (b. 1896)
- November 5 – Joseph Kesselring, American playwright (b. 1902)
- November 7 – John Nance Garner, 32nd Vice President of the United States (b. 1868)
- November 9
- November 13 – Harriet Cohen, English pianist (b. 1895)
- November 15 – Alice Lake, American actress (b. 1895)
- November 19
- November 21
- November 25 – Ossip Zadkine, Russian sculptor, painter and lithographer (b. 1890)
- November 26 – Albert Warner, American film producer (b. 1884)
- November 28 – Léon M'ba, 1st President of Gabon (b. 1902)
- November 29
- December 4
- December 7 – House Peters, Sr., British-born actor (b. 1880)
- December 10 (in an air crash):
- December 17
- December 21
- December 24 – Karl Ristenpart, German conductor (b. 1900)
- December 26 – Sydney Barnes, English cricketer (b. 1873)
- December 28 – Katharine McCormick, American feminist (b. 1875)
- December 29 – Paul Whiteman, American bandleader (b. 1890)
- December 30 – Vincent Massey, former Canadian Governor General (b. 1887)
- December 31 – Rodger Penzabene, Motown songwriter (b. 1944)
- Fathollah Khan Akbar, Iranian cabinet minister, 17th Prime Minister of Iran (b. 1878)
- Bhikhan Lal Atreya, Indian writer and scholar (b. 1897)
- Ali Akbar Bahman, Iranian diplomat and politician (b. 1883)
- Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer, Spanish mathematician (b. 1912)
- Barbara Freire-Marreco, British anthropologist and folklorist (b. 1879)
- Ken Battefield, American artist (b. 1905)
- Charles Exeter Devereux Crombie, Scottish cartoonist (b. 1880)
- Physics – Hans Albrecht Bethe
- Chemistry – Manfred Eigen, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, George Porter
- Physiology or Medicine – Ragnar Granit, Haldan Keffer Hartline, George Wald
- Literature – Miguel Ángel Asturias
- Peace – not awarded
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