1967

  • 1967.0000 AIAA UFO subcommittee

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    During 1967, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics(“AIAA”) established a UFO subcommittee, chaired by Joachim P Kuettner.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0000 Contact International

     

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    Contact International
    During 1967, Contact International was founded by Brinsley Le Poer Trench (the Earl of Clancarty).

     

     

     

  • 1967.0000 MOD retains UFO files

     

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    MOD retains UFO files
    During 1967, the British Ministry of Defence (“MOD”) ceased routinely destroying UFO files after having retained them for 5 years.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0000 UFOCAT database

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    During 1967, the UFOCAT database was begun by Dr. David R Saunders. It was later maintained by Dr Donald A Johnson

     

     

     

  • 1967.0100 Frank Salisbury on scientists

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    During January 1967, the journal Bioscience publishes an article by Frank Salisbury entitled “The Scientist and the UFO”.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0110 "The Invaders" TV series

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    On 10 January 1967, the American Broadcasting Company started showing “The Invaders” television series. It starred Roy Thinnes.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0125 Betty Andreasson abduction

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    An alleged abduction of Betty Andreasson (Betty Luca following her marriage, Betty Aho in the pre-teens and teens) occurred at her home in South Ashburnham, Massachusettson 25 January 1967.

    This incident is Case 19 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 87 of the books covered by that article.

     

  • 1967.0126 Condon's early view

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    On 26 January 1967, Condon was reported in the Elmira, New York, Star-Gazette as stating at a American Chemical Society meeting the previous day that he was inclined to recommend that the government get out of the UFO “business”, but added with a smile that he was not supposed to reach that conclusion yet.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0203 Air Force on Soviet SETI

     

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    Air Force on Soviet SETI
    On 3 February 1967, the Foreign Technology Division of the US Air Force produces a 67 page report on the Soviet Effort to Contact Extraterrestrial Life.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0217 Stella Lansing film

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    On 24 January 1967.0217, a motion picture film of a UFO was allegedly taken by Mrs Stella V Lansing.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0520 Falcon Lake encounter

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    On 20 May 1967, Steven Michalak claims to see, and be injured by, a UFO near Falcon Lake, Canada.

    This incident is Case 50 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 54 of the books covered by that article.

    This was Project Blue Book Case Number 11768.

    This incident featured in a document (“the Rockefeller Briefing Document”) endorsed by Dr Mark Rodeghier (President of CUFOS), Richard Hall (Chairman of FUFOR) and Walter Andrus (President of MUFON) as containing “the best available evidence for the existence of UFOs”.

     

     

  • 1967.0601 UMMO photos

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    On 1 June 1967, photographs were purportedly taken of a UFO with a marking later associated with Ummo over San Jopse de Valderas, near Madrid, Spain.

    This incident is Case 88 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 32 of the books covered by that article.

    Ufologist Scott Corrales has commented that the Ummo affair is “without any doubt, the longest-running hoax in ufology”.

    Jacques Vallee has suggested that “UMMO is certainly one of the best examples of the systematic application of confusion techniques in the paranormal field”.

     

  • 1967.0612 Condon / Air Force meeting

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    A meeting on 12-13th June 1967 at the University of Colorado was attended by USAF Captain C H Van Diver, Dr E Condon and project staff.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0717 Belfast humanoids

     

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    Belfast humanoids
    On 17 July 1967, Eugene Browne claims to have seen humanoids in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He later claimed to have been abducted on 6 October 1967.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0911 Bleeping disks in England

     

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    Bleeping disks in England
    On 11 September 1967, six bleeping disks were found in southern England. Students Chris Southall and David Harrison of the Farnborough Royal Aircraft Establishment are later reported as claiming that they fabricated the saucers using a mold as a fund raising stunt.

     

     

     

  • 1967.0915 Markowitz on UFO impractically

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    On 15 September 1967, the journal Science publishes an article by William Markowitz entitled “The Physics and Metaphysics of Unidentified Flying Objects” arguing that UFOs could not be extraterrestrial, alleging that interstellar rockets are impractical.

     

     

     

  • 1967.1004 Shag Harbour incident

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    The Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia incident occurred on 4 October 1967, involving claims that a UFO descended into the water.

     

     

     

  • 1967.1024 Flying Cross police chase

     

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    Flying Cross police chase
    On 24 October 1967, Police Constables PC Clifford Waycott and PC Roger Willey chase an alleged UFO (commonly referred to as the “flying cross” or “flying Thing”) for almost an hour in rural England.

     

     

     

  • 1967.1026 Air Force Regulation 80-17 (C1)

     

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    Air Force Regulation 80-17 (C1)
    On 26 October 1967, US Air Force Regulation Number 80-17 (C1) issued. Updated US Air Force Regulation Number 80-17A.

     

     

     

  • 1967.1026 Moigne Downs Incident

     

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    Moigne Downs Incident
    On 26 October 1967, the J B W “Angus” Brooks (“Angus Brooks”) incident occurred at Moigne Downs, England. Commonly referred to as “the Moigne Downs Incident”.

     

     

     

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