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1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar).
- January - The influential science fiction anthology Dangerous Visions is published.
- January 2 - Charlie Chaplin opens his last film, A Countess From Hong Kong, in England.
- January 4 - Algerian revolutionary Mohammed Khider is shot in Madrid.
- January 6 - Vietnam War: USMC and ARVN troops launch "Operation Deckhouse Five" in the Mekong River 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 Etienne Eyadema.
- January 14 - The New York Times reports that the U.S. Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments.
- January 15 - Louis Leakey announces that he has found prehuman fossils from Kenya; he names the species Kenyapitchecus africanus.
- January 15 - The United Kingdom enters the first round of negotiations for European Economic Community membership in Rome.
- January 16 - Italy announces support for the United Kingdom's EEC membership.
- January 18 - Albert DeSalvo, the "Boston Strangler," is convicted of numerous crimes and sentenced to life in prison.
- January 18 - Jeremy Thorpe becomes leader of the Liberal Party.
- January 23 - In Munich, trial begins against 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.
- January 26 - The Parliament of the United Kingdom decides to nationalize 90% of the British steel industry.
- January 27 - Apollo 1: U.S. astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward Higgins White, and Roger Chaffee are killed when fire erupts in their Apollo spacecraft during a launch pad test.
- January 27 -The United States, Soviet Union and United Kingdom sign the Outer Space Treaty.
- January 31 - West Germany and Romania establish diplomatic relations.
- March 1 - The city Hatogaya, located in Saitama, Japan is founded.
- March 1 - Brazilian police arrest Franc Paul Stangli, ex-commander of Treblinka and Sobibór concentration camps.
- March 1 - The Red Guards return to schools in China.
- March 1 - The Queen Elizabeth Hall is opened in London.
- March 4 - The first North Sea gas is pumped ashore at Easington Co Durham.
- March 4 - Queens Park Rangers become the first 3rd Division side to win the League Cup at Wembley Stadium defeating West Bromwich Albion 3-2.
- March 4 - Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh, the deposed democratically elected prime minister of Iran, dies while under house arrest.
- March 7 - Jimmy Hoffa begins his 8-year sentence for attempting to bribe a jury.
- March 9 - Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to the USA via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
- March 12 - The Indonesian State Assembly takes all presidential powers from Sukarno and names Suharto as acting president.
- March 13 - Moise Tshombe, ex-prime minister of Congo, is sentenced to death in absentia.
- March 14 - The body of U.S. President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
- March 14 - Nine executives of the German pharmaceutical company Grunenthal are charged for breaking German drug laws because of thalidomide.
- 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 - The supertanker Torrey Canyon runs aground in between Land's End and the Scilly Isles.
- March 19 - A referendum in French Somaliland favors the connection to France.
- March 21 - A military coup takes place in Sierra Leone.
- March 28 - Pope Paul VI issues the encyclical Populorum Progressio.
- March 29 - A 13-day TV strike begins in the U.S.
- March 29 - The first French nuclear submarine, Le Redoutable, is launched.
- March 29 - The SEACOM cable system is inaugurated.
- March 29-March 30 - Royal Air Force planes bomb and sink the Torrey Canyon.
- March 31 - U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signs the Consular Treaty.
- April 2 - A United Nations delegation arrives in Aden due to approaching independence. They leave 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 a religious service in New York City.
- April 6 - Georges Pompidou begins to form the next French government.
- April 7 - Six-Day War: Israeli fighters shoot down 7 Syrian MIG-21s.
- April 8 - Puppet On A String by Sandie Shaw (music and text by Bill Martin and Phil Coulter) wins the Eurovision Song Contest 1967 for United Kingdom.
- April 9 - The first Boeing 737 (a 100 series) takes its maiden flight.
- 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.
- April 20 - The Surveyor 3 probe lands on the Moon.
- April 20 - A Swiss Bristol Britannia turboprop crashes at Nicosia, Cyprus, killing 126. 
- April 21 - Greece is taken over by a military dictatorship led by George Papadopoulos, forcing King Constantine II to flee.
- The Belvidere Tornado Outbreak 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 radicals are expelled from the Nicaraguan Socialist Party (PSN). This group goes on to found the Socialist Workers Party (POS).
- April 24 - Soyuz 1: Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov dies during reentry when the spacecraft's parachutes fail to deploy properly.
- April 28 - In Houston, Texas, boxer Muhammad Ali refuses military service.
- April 28 - Montreal hosts Expo '67, to coincide with the Canadian Confederation centennial.
- April 29 - Fidel Castro announces that all intellectual property belongs to all people and that Cuba intends to translate and publish technical literature without compensation.
- April 30 - Moscow's 537m-tall TV tower is finished.
- May 1 - Elvis Presley and Priscilla Beaulieu are married in Las Vegas.
- May 2 - The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup.
- May 2 - Harold Wilson announces that the United Kingdom has decided to apply for EEC membership.
- May 3 - A big gold robbery occurs in London.
- May 4 - Lunar Orbiter 4 is launched.
- May 6 - Dr. Zakir Hussain is the first Muslim to become president of India.
- May 6 - Four hundred students seize the administration building at Cheyney State College, Pennsylvania.
- May 6 - 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 EEC membership.
- May 12 - Linda Ronstadt launches her first single Different Drum, with the band The Stone Poneys.
- May 12 - The album Are You Experienced is released by The Jimi Hendrix Experience.
- May 17 - Syria mobilizes against Israel.
- May 17 - President Gamal Abdal Nasser of Egypt demands withdrawal of the peacekeeping UN Emergency Force in Sinai. U.N. Secretary-General U Thant complies (May 18).
- May 18 - Tennessee Governor Ellington repeals the "Monkey Law" (see the Scopes Trial).
- May 18 - In Mexico, schoolteacher Lucio Cabañas begins a guerrilla campaign in Atoyac de Alvarez, west of Acapulco, in the state of Guerrero.
- May 19 - The Soviet Union ratifies a treaty with the United States and the United Kingdom, banning nuclear weapons from outer space.
- May 19 - Yuri Andropov becomes KGB chief.
- 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 wounded.
- May 23 - Egypt closes the Straits of Tiran to Israeli shipping, blockading Israel's southern port of Eilat.
- May 25 - Celtic F.C. becomes the first British and Northern European team to reach a European Cup final and also to win it, beating Inter Milan 2-1 in normal time.
- 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, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh.
- May 27 - The Australian referendum, 1967 passes with an overwhelming 90% support, allowing the Government of Australia to make special laws for Indigenous Australians.
- May 28 - The Folk-Rock band Fairport Convention plays their first gig in London.
- May 30 - Biafra, in eastern Nigeria, announces its independence.
- June 1 - The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, one of rock's most acclaimed albums.
- June 1 - Moshe Dayan becomes Israel's Secretary of Defense.
- June 2 - Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into fights, during which young Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
- June 4 - Stockport Air Disaster: British Midland flight G-ALHG crashes in Hopes Carr, Stockport, killing 72 passengers and crew.
- June 5 - Murderer Richard Speck is sentenced to death in the electric chair for killing the Chicagonurses.
- June 5-June 10 - Israel defeats its Arab neighbours in Six-Day War, occupying the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Sinai peninsula and Golan Heights.
- June 7 - Two Moby Grape members are arrested for contributing to the delinquency of minors.
- June 8 - Six-Day War: The USS Liberty incident - Israeli fighter jets and Israeli warships fire at USS Liberty off Gaza, killing 34 and wounding 171.
- June 10 - Israel and Syria agree to a United Nations-mediated cease-fire.
- June 10 - The Soviet Union severs diplomatic relations with Israel.
- June 10 - Margrethe, heir apparent to the throne of Denmark, marries French count Henri de Laborde de Monpezat.
- June 11 - A race riot occurs in Tampa, Florida.
- June 12 - Loving v. Virginia: The United States Supreme Court declares all U.S. state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional. 
- June 12 - Venera program: Venera 4 is launched (it will become the first space probe to enter another planet's atmosphere and successfully return data).
- 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 - The People's Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb.
- June 14-June 15 - Glenn Gould records Prokofiev's Seventh Piano Sonata, Op. 83, in New York City. It's his only recording of a Prokofiev composition.
- June 16 - The Monterey Pop Festival begins and goes for 3 days. 
- June 17 - The People's Republic of China announces a successful hydrogen bomb test.
- June 23 - Cold War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Aleksei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey, for the 3-day Glassboro Summit Conference. 
- June 26 - Pope Paul VI ordains 276 new cardinals (one of them Karol Wojtyła).
- June 27 - The first automatic cash machine (voucher-based) is installed in the office of the Barclays Bank in Enfield, England.
- June 27 - A race riot in Buffalo, New York leads to 200 arrests.
- June 28 - Israel declares the annexation of East Jerusalem.
- June 30 - Moise Tshombe, 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.
- July 1 - The first colour television broadcasts begin on BBC2 in UK on certain programmes. A full colour service begins on BBC2 on December 2.
- July 1 - 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 - Biafran War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, following the latter's secession May 30.
- July 12 - The Greek military regime strips 480 Greeks of their citizenship.
- July 13 - The Newark, New Jersey race riots occur.
- July 15 - The Detroit race riots occur.
- 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. do not approve.
- July 18 - Humberto Castelo Branco, ex-president of Brazil, dies in a plane accident near Fortaleza.
- July 20 - Chilean poet Pablo Neruda receives the first Viareggio-Versile prize.
- July 22 - 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 - 12th Street Riot: In Detroit, Michigan, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city (43 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 - An explosion and fire aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Forrestal in the Gulf of Tonkin leaves 134 dead.
- July 29 - Georges Bidault moves to Belgium where he receives political asylum.
- July 29 - An earthquake in Caracas, Venezuela leaves 240 dead.
- September 1 - Ilse Koch, also known as the "Bitch of Buchenwald", commits suicide in the Bavarian prison of Aichach.
- September 3 - Nguyen Van Thieu is elected President of South Vietnam.
- September 3 - H-Day in Sweden: At 5:00 AM local time, all traffic in the country switches from left-hand traffic pattern to right-hand traffic.
- September 4 - Vietnam War: Operation Swift begins - The United States Marines launch a search and destroy mission in Quang Nam and Quang Tin Provinces. The ensuing 4-day battle in Que Son Valley kills 114 Americans and 376 North Vietnamese.
- September 9 - Fashion Island, one of California's first outdoor shopping malls, opens in Newport Beach.
- September 10 - In Gibraltar, only 44 out of 12,182 voters support union with Spain.
- September 17 - A riot occcurs during a football match in Kaysei, Turkey (44 dead, about 600 injured).
- September 17 - Jim Morrison and The Doors defy CBS censors on The Ed Sullivan Show, when Morrison sings the word "higher" from their #1 hit Light My Fire, despite having been asked not to.
- 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 voyage.
- September 30 - BBC Radio 1 is launched.
- 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: The Battle of Dak To begins - Around Dak To (located about 280 miles north of Saigon near the Cambodian border) heavy casualties are suffered on both sides (the Americans narrowly win the battle on November 22).
- November 4-November 5 - Mercenaries of Jean Schramme and Jerry Puren withdraw from Bukavu, over the Shangugu Bridge, to Rwanda.
- November 5 - Hither Green rail crash: a commuter train derails in South-East London (40 dead, 80 injured).
- 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.
- November 7 - Carl B. Stokes is elected mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, becoming the first African American mayor of a major United States city.
- November 9 - Apollo program: NASA launches a Saturn V rocket carrying the unmanned Apollo 4 test spacecraft from Cape Kennedy.
- November 11 - Vietnam War: In a propaganda ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 3 United States prisoners of war are released by the Viet Cong and turned over to "New Left" antiwar activist Tom Hayden.
- November 17 - Vietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports he was given on November 13, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson tells his nation that, while much remained to be done, "We are inflicting greater losses than we're taking...We are making progress." (2 months later the Tet Offensive makes him regret his words.)
- November 17 - French author Regis Debray is sentenced to 30 years in Bolivia.
- November 19 - The UK pound is devalued from 1 GBP = 2.80 USD to 1 GBP = 2.40 USD.
- 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 24 - Cambodian triple agent Inchin Lam is killed.
- November 29 - Vietnam War: U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara announces his resignation, to become president of the World Bank. This action is due to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson's outright rejection of McNamara's early November recommendations to freeze troop levels, stop bombing North Vietnam and hand over ground fighting to South Vietnam.
- November 30 - Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto founds the Pakistan People's Party and becomes its first chairman. Today it is one of the major political parties in Pakistan (alongside the Pakistan Muslim League) that is broken into many fractions bearing the same name under different leaders, such as the Pakistan's Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP).
- November 30 - The People's Republic of South Yemen becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
- November 30 - U.S. Senator Eugene McCarthy (D-MN) announces his candidacy for the Democratic Party presidential nomination, challenging incumbent President Lyndon B. Johnson over the Vietnam War.
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- January 2 - Tia Carrere, American actress
- January 5 - Joe Flanigan, American actor
- January 7 - Mark Lamarr , British Comedian/TV and Radio Presenter
- January 8 - Michelle Forbes, American actress
- January 8 - R. Kelly, American R&B Singer/Songwriter/Producer
- January 9 - Carl Bell, American musician (Fuel)
- January 9 - Steven Harwell, American singer and musician (Smash Mouth)
- January 9 - Dave Matthews, South African-born musician
- January 14 - Kerri Green, American actress
- January 18 - Iván Zamorano, Chilean footballer
- January 22 - Olivia d'Abo, English actress
- January 23 - Naim Suleymanoglu, Bulgarian-born weightlifter
- April 2 - Greg Camp, American guitarist and songwriter (Smash Mouth)
- April 2 - Helen Chamberlain, British television presenter
- April 15 - Alt, Brazilian comic creator
- April 15 - Frankie Poullain, British bassist (The Darkness)
- April 15 - Dara Torres, American swimmer
- April 17 - Marquis Grissom, baseball player
- April 17 - Liz Phair, American singer and songwriter
- April 18 - Maria Bello, American actress
- April 19 - Steven H Silver, American science fiction editor
- April 19 - Dar Williams, American musician and songwriter
- April 20 - Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player
- April 20 - Lara Jill Miller, American actress
- April 20 - Mike Portnoy, American Drummer (Dream Theater)
- April 22 - Sheryl Lee, American actress
- April 23 - Melina Kanakaredes, American actress
- April 26 - Glen Jacobs (Kane), American professional wrestler
- April 27 - Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
- April 28 - Melissa Fahn, American actress
- April 29 - Curtis Joseph, Canadian hockey player
- April 29 - Master P, American rapper, composer, actor, athlete, and sports agent
- May 1 - Tim McGraw, American singer
- May 2 - Jeff Curro, Jeff the Drunk from radio's The Howard Stern Show
- May 5 - Takehito Koyasu, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
- May 11 - Big Poppa E, Poetry Slam artist
- May 13 - Chuck Schuldiner, American singer (d. 2001)
- May 13 - Melanie Thornton, American singer (d. 2001)
- May 14 - Tony Siragusa, American football player
- May 15 - Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
- May 15 - John Smoltz, baseball player
- May 21 - Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler
- May 22 - MC Eiht, American rapper
- May 24 - Heavy D, American rapper
- May 24 - Steve McDonald, American bassist (Redd Kross)
- May 25 - Poppy Z. Brite, American author
- May 29 - Noel Gallagher, British musician (Oasis)
- May 31 - Phil Keoghan, New Zealand-born television host
- June 3 - Anderson Cooper, American television journalist
- June 5 - Joe DeLoach, American athlete
- June 7 - Dave Navarro, American guitarist
- June 10 - Darren "Buffy, the Human Beatbox" Robinson, American rapper (The Fat Boys) (d. 1995)
- June 15 - Yuji Ueda, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
- June 19 - Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier
- June 20 - Nicole Kidman, American-born Australian actress
- June 24 - Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
- June 24 - Richard Z. Kruspe, German musician (Rammstein)
- July 1 - Pamela Anderson, Canadian actress
- July 4 - Vinny Castilla, Mexican Major League Baseball player
- July 4 - Andy Walker, Canadian television personality
- July 4 - Michael Daniel Peters, American computer security expert
- July 7 - Jackie Neal, American singer
- July 8 - Marcus Chong, American actor
- July 12 - John Petrucci, American virtuoso guitarist
- July 12 - Count Jefferson von Pfeil und Klein-Ellguth
- July 13 - Akira Hokuto, Japanese women's professional wrestler
- July 14 - Robin Ventura, baseball player
- July 16 - Will Ferrell, American comedian and actor
- July 18 - Vin Diesel, American actor
- July 19 - Rageh Omaar, broadcaster
- July 25 - Matt LeBlanc, American actor
- July 25 - Chuck Paugh, American record company owner
- July 27 - Juliana Hatfield, American guitarist and songwriter
- July 27 - Kellie Waymire, American actress (d. 2003)
- July 31 - Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (d. 2005)
- July 31 - Elizabeth Wurtzel, author and feminist
- August 4 - Mike Marsh, American athlete
- August 8 - Rena Mero, WWE Women's Wrestler, Sable, Playboy Cover Girl
- August 22 - Layne Staley, lead singer of Alice in Chains (d. 2002)
- August 10 - Riddick Bowe, American boxer
- August 11 - Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer and songwriter
- August 11 - Joe Rogan, American comedian and television host
- August 12 - Regilio Tuur, Dutch boxer
- August 16 - Pamela Smart, American murderer
- August 16 - Ulrika Jonsson, Swedish-born television personality
- August 21 - Carrie-Anne Moss, Canadian actress
- August 21 - Serj Tankian, Lebanese-born singer (System of a Down)
- August 22 - Yukiko Okada, Japanese idol singer (d. 1986)
- August 22 - Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, British actor and model
- August 29 - Anton Newcombe, American musician (The Brian Jonestown Massacre)
- September 3 - Luis Gonzalez, baseball player
- September 5 - Jane Sixsmith, English field hockey player
- September 7 - Salvatore Cezar Pais, Romanian-born engineer and scientist
- September 11 - Harry Connick, Jr., American singer and actor
- September 13 - Michael Johnson, American athlete
- September 21 - Faith Hill, American singer
- September 21 - Susie Dent, British lexicographer on Countdown.
- September 22 - Félix Savón, Cuban boxer
- September 27 - Alvin V. Cheeks, American businessman, minister, and conservative civic activist
- October 2 - Frankie Fredericks, Namibian athlete
- October 4 - Liev Schreiber, American actor
- October 5 - Johnny Gioeli, American Power Metal singer
- October 7 - Toni Braxton, American R&B singer
- October 9 - Eddie Guerrero, American professional wrestler (d. 2005)
- October 11 - Tazz, American professional wrestler, commentator, ECW (wwe)
- October 11 - Artie Lange, American actor, comedian and radio personality
- October 11 - David Starr, American racecar driver
- October 16 - Davina McCall, British TV presenter and UK Big Brother host
- October 22 - Carlos Mencia, Latino actor and standup comedian
- October 26 - Keith Urban, Australian-born, American country music singer
- October 27 - Scott Weiland, American musician
- October 28 - Julia Roberts, American actress
- October 28 - Sophie, Hereditary Princess of Liechtenstein, Princess of Liechtenstein
- October 30 - Gavin Rossdale, English musician
- December 7 - Mo'Nique, American actress and comedian
- December 8 - Kotono Mitsuishi, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
- December 9 - Joshua Bell, American violinist
- December 11 - DJ Yella, American music producer
- December 12 - John Randle, American football player
- December 13 - Jamie Foxx, American actor
- December 14 - Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer
- December 16 - Donovan Bailey, Canadian athlete
- December 17 - Gigi D'Agostino, Italian musician and DJ
- December 18 - Toine van Peperstraten, Dutch sports journalist
- December 19 - Criss Angel, American musician, magician, illusionist, escapologist, stunt performer
- December 20 - Mikhail Saakashvili, President of Georgia
- December 22 - Dan Petrescu, Romanian footballer
- December 30 - Massimo Milano, Italian ethnomusicologist
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- August 1 - Richard Kuhn, Austrian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1900)
- August 9 - Joe Orton, English playwright (b. 1933)
- August 15 - René Magritte, Belgian painter (b. 1898)
- August 19 - Hugo Gernsback, Luxembourg-born editor and publisher (b. 1884)
- August 24 - Henry J. Kaiser, American industrialist (b. 1882)
- August 24 - Lam Bun, Hong Kong radio commentator (b. 1930)
- August 25 - Stanley Bruce, eighth Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1883)
- August 25 - Paul Muni, Polish actor (b. 1895)
- August 25 - George Lincoln Rockwell, American Nazi Party leader (b. 1918)
- August 27 - Brian Epstein, English band manager (The Beatles) (b. 1934)
- August 31 - Ilya Ehrenburg, Russian writer (b. 1891)
- October 3 - Woody Guthrie, American musician (b. 1912)
- October 3 - Malcolm Sargent, English conductor (b. 1895)
- October 7 - Norman Angell, British politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1872)
- October 8 - Clement Attlee, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1893)
- October 9 - Che Guevara, Argentine revolutionary (executed) (b. 1928)
- October 9 - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1897)
- October 17 - Xuantong Emperor, Emperor of China (b. 1906)
- October 20 - Yoshida Shigeru, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1878)
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