A Look Back at Gay History: 1986
Gay & Lesbian History Timeline: 1987

A Look Back at Gay History From 1967

1967

Feb 20, 1967 - Rock Hudson appears on the cover of March's issue of GQ.

 

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Feb 23, 1967 - Fortune & Men's Eyes opens at Actors Playhouse in NYC.

March 7, 1967 - The CBS documentary The Homosexuals airs.

March 18, 1967 - The Stonewall Inn bar opens on Christopher St. in Greenwich Village.

Aug 9, 1967 - 32-year old British playwright Joe Orton is murdered by longtime partner Kenneth Halliwell, who then commits suicide.

 

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Sept 2, 1967 - The Advocate publishes its first issue.

Sept 7, 1967 - Ethel Merman appears as herself on That Girl.

Oct 5, 1967 - Ethel Merman makes a guest appearance as "Lola Lasagne" on Batman

Oct 15, 1967 - Vikki Carr's camp classic It Must Be Him enters the top-10 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. 

Dec 15, 1967 - The movie version of Valley of the Dolls, the best-selling novel by Jacqueline Suzanne, opens in theaters.

 

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