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Movie history events from 1967

The Summer of Love (American Pie: Beta House)

Austin Powers frozen in time. (Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery)

Mary Mattock is born. (Long Island, New York) (Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet)

Retired hotel doorman John Casey's wife dies. (Bobby)

Cal Weaver and Emily are born. (Crazy, Stupid, Love)

Daisy becomes pregnant. (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

The Priory of Scion alleged as a hoax. (The Da Vinci Code)

Megan's mom is born. (Dance Flick)

David Collins' mother dies. He refuses to accept it. (Collinsport, Maine) (Dark Shadows)

Lt Dan loses his legs. (Vietnam) (Forrest Gump)

Private Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue dies in Forrest Gump's arms; his last words are, "I wanna go home". (Vietnam) (Forrest Gump)

Susanna Kaysen graduates high school. (Girl, Interrupted)

Benjamin Braddick returns home after graduating college & begins a torrid affair with Mrs Robinson - and her daughter. (California, USA) (The Graduate)

Simon Mastani is born (Bombay, India) (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom)

Puyi, the last Chinese emperor, dies as a simple gardener. (Beijing, China) (The Last Emperor)

Hank Bullard buys the Toronoto Maple Leafs. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (The Love Guru)

The FBI Academy founds an island complex for training agents in a realistic urban simulation. (Oniega Island) (Mindhunters)

Lester Cowens' imprisonment sentence ends. (Jessup County, Mississippi) (Mississippi Burning)

An investigation begins into Chairman Bailey. (Once Upon a Time in America)

Quadrophenia. (Quadrophenia)

Rocky starts calling himself the Italian Stallion. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) (Rocky)

Obi Tate is born. (Saw II)

Red is paroled from prison (The Shawshank Redemption)

Ellis Boyd "Red" Redding, is released from Shawshank following consent from his parole board after serving 40 years. (Shawshank penitentiary, Maine ) (The Shawshank Redemption)

In the Heat of the Night and To Serve With Love are released. (Six Degrees of Separation)

Samuel Baldwin is convicted for a crime. (Sleepless in Seattle)

Peter Thiel is born. (Frankfurt, Germany) (The Social Network)

Martin Asher and his future victims are born. (Taking Lives)

Phillippe Neuville is born. (Tell No One)

Spinal Tap perform Listen To The Flower People on US TV. (This is Spinal Tap)

Ken's groovy formal collection is made and includes a nehru jacket. (Toy Story 3)

At the Bonneville Salt Flats, Burt Munro sets the land-speed world record. (Utah) (World's Fastest Indian)

Trask Industries is founded. (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

Trask Industries develops artificial limbs. (X-Men: Days of Future Past)

January: Bobby Twist, the first and only child, a son, of Jack and Lureen Twist (nee Newsome), is born. (Childress, Texas.) (Brokeback Mountain)

Sunday 1st January: The now-illegal Radio Rock pirate radio ship attempts to avoid arrest by relocating, but its engines explode. As the ship sinks, the crew is saved by loyal fans. (North Sea, off the coast of Great Britain) (The Boat That Rocked)

Tuesday 3rd January: Jack Ruby dies of a pulmonary embolism. (Dallas, Texas) (Ruby)

Friday 27th January: US astronauts Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffe, and Ed White are killed in a fire aboard the Apollo capsule during a ground test. (Apollo 1 capsule, Cape Canaveral) (Apollo 13)

Friday 27th January: Astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee are killed when a flash fire breaks out in their Apollo 1 spacecraft. (Cape Kennedy, Florida) (Apollo 13)

Sunday 29th January: Day 1 of The Truman Show. (Seahaven Island City) (The Truman Show)

February: Sonny Koufax is born. (Manhattan) (Big Daddy)

Friday 10th February: Lieutenant Commander Michael J. Lander of the United States Navy is captured while fire-bombing a civilian hospital. (Near Ninh Bihn, Vietnam) (Black Sunday)

Tuesday 14th February: Future cryoprison warden William Smithers born. (Demolition Man)

April: The hit single "Light My Fire" is released. (The Doors)

June: The Golden Age of Pirate Radio had ended. (The Boat That Rocked)

Wednesday 7th June: Tito is born. (New York City, New York) (Double Whammy)

Tuesday 13th June: Thurgood Marshall appointed to Supreme Court. (The Crusaders)

Sunday 25th June: David Banner takes notes on a DB Blood Analysis. (Hulk)

Thursday 13th July: Mrs. McGrath commits suicide by hanging herself and her pet cat, creating a media sensation. (Crimes of the Heart)

Thursday 24th August: Beatles' manager Brian Epstein dies of an overdose of sleeping pills. (Birth of the Beatles)

Sunday 27th August: Brian Epstein dies of an overdose of sleeping pills. (Birth of the Beatles)

Sunday 17th September: Walter E. Kurtz gets photographed. (Apocalypse Now)

Sunday 17th September: The Doors' live performance on The Ed Sullivan Show has no changes to the lyrics. (New York City) (The Doors)

Friday 22nd September: A Time magazine article about the war in Vietnam is published. (Apocalypse Now)

October: Walter E. Kurtz takes part in Operation Archangel. (Apocalypse Now)

Monday 9th October: Che Guevara is executed. (Bolivia) (The Motorcycle Diaries)

Saturday 21st October: The demonstration took place at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. As many as 100,000 demonstrators attended the event. The man in the stars and stripes shirt is activist Abbie Hoffman: (Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, Washington) (Forrest Gump)

November: David Aames is born. (New York City, New York) (Vanilla Sky)

Friday 10th November: Child psychologist Catherine Deane is born. (The Cell)

Sunday 24th December: Hong Kong Riots of the year, segues to life of writer Chow Mo-Wan. (Hong Kong) (2046)

Friday 29th December: Paul Whiteman dies of a heart attack. (Doylestown, Pennsylvania) (Bix)

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