Saturday 1 April 1967
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Happy Together by The Turtles.
In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits.
Double Trouble, directed by Norman Taurog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1967 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- Phil Demmel: American musician.
- Nicola Roxon: Australian lawyer and politician 34th Attorney-General of Australia.
- 1st British ombudsman sir Edward Compton begins work
- The United States Department of Transportation begins operation.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- The Beatles - Penny Lane
- The Mama's & The Papa's - Dedicated To The One I Love
- Petula Clark - This Is My Song
- Four Tops - Bernadette
- Herman's Hermits - There's A Kind Of Hush
- The Five Americans - Western Union
- The Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)
- The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever
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