1967 in Japan
Events from the year 1967 in Japan.
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History of Japan • Timeline • Years
- Emperor: Hirohito
- Prime Minister: Eisaku Satō (Liberal Democratic)
- Chief Cabinet Secretary: Kenji Fukunaga until June 22, Toshio Kimura
- Chief Justice of the Supreme Court: Masatoshi Yokota
- President of the House of Representatives: Mitsujirō Ishii from February 15
- President of the House of Councillors: Yūzō Shigemune
- January 29 - General election of 1967 - Liberal Democratic Party win 277 out of 486 seats.
- February 1 – Higashiosaka city start by three cities, Fuse (布施), Kawachi (河内) and Hiraoka (枚岡) mergered in Osaka Prefecture.[page needed]
- March 1 - City of Hatogaya, Saitama founded.
- March 1 – Hankyū Senri Line, Osaka, Japan, opens.
- March 24 – Tanimachi Line, Osaka, Japan, opens.
- June 18 – A home-made bomb explodes on a Hyōgo-Himeji local commuter train at Shioya Station on the Sanyo Electric Railway Main Line, Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan. No one claims responsibility in this case, which kills two persons with 29 wounded.
- July 10 - Heavy rain and landslides hit Kobe and Kure, kill at least 371.
- August 29 - A heavy torrential rain and mudslide occur in Murakami, Shibata and Oguni area, part of Niigata Prefecture and Yamagata Prefecture, according to Fire and Disaster Management Agency of Japan confirmed report, 142 person lost to lives.
- January 1 - Nekojiru, manga artist (d. 1998)
- January 25 - Nozomu Sasaki, voice actor
- January 26 - Toshiyuki Morikawa, voice actor
- February 6 - Izumi Sakai, singer (Zard) (d. 2007)
- February 26 - Kazuyoshi Miura, footballer
- March 14 - Yūta Mochizuki, actor of 1992 Super Sentai Kyoryu Sentai Zyuranger as Tyranno Ranger/Geki
- March 15 - Naoko Takeuchi, artist
- March 27 - Kenta Kobashi, professional wrestler
- March 30 - Megumi Hayashibara, voice actress
- April 22 - Mio Sugita, politician
- May 4 - Akiko Yajima, voice actress
- May 5 - Takehito Koyasu, voice actor
- May 6 - Kenta Satou, actor of 1989 Super Sentai of First Heisei Series Kousoku Sentai Turboranger as Red Turbo/Riki Honoo as OP and ED Himself Performing.
- May 10 - Nobuhiro Takeda, footballer and sportscaster
- June 15 - Yūji Ueda, voice actor
- June 23 - Yoko Minamino, idol, singer and actress
- June 26 - Kaori Asoh, voice actress and singer
- July 13 - Akira Hokuto, women's professional wrestler
- July 28 - Taka Hirose, musician (Feeder)
- July 31 - Minako Honda, singer and musical actress (d. 2005)
- August 8 - Yūki Amami, actress
- August 15 - Takashi Tachibana, politician
- August 22 - Yukiko Okada, singer, actress, model (d. 1986)
- August 28 - Masaaki Endoh, singer
- September 5 - Koichi Morishita, long-distance runner
- September 23 - Masashi Nakayama, footballer
- October 26 - Masaru Yamashita, actor of 1990 Metal Hero Series Tokkei Winspector.
- November 2 - Akira Ishida, voice actor
- November 28 - Renhō, politician and journalist
- December 8 - Kotono Mitsuishi, voice actress
- December 13 - Yūji Oda, singer and actor
- December 15 - Ami Kawai, actress