Friday 1 December 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Reggie Sanders in Florence and Nestor Carbonell in New York City.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits.
The Producers, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Le monde parallèle.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 December 1967 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
- Angola's Pioneers' Day
- World AIDS Day
- Portugal - Restoration of Independence Day: on December 1, 1640, Portugal regains its independence from Spain and Jopo IV of Portugal becomes king.
- Reggie Sanders in Florence: South Carolina, USA; outfielder (Cincinnati Reds).
- Nestor Carbonell in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Luis - Suddenly Susan).
- Nestor Carbonell: TV Actor.
- Reggie Sanders: American baseball player.
- Seattle awarded one of the 2 AL expansion franchise teams
- Pacific Northwest Sports is awarded one of two American League expansion franchise teams (Seattle).
- Queen Elizabeth II inaugurates 98-inch (249-cm) Isaac Newton telescope.
- Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 22 free throw misses.
- The RMS ''Queen Mary'' is retired. Her place is taken by the RMS ''Queen Elizabeth 2''.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- The Cowsills - The Rain, The Park & Other Things
- Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
- Lulu - To Sir With Love
- Dionne Warwick - I Say A Little Prayer
- Bobby Vinton - Please Love Me Forever
- Sam & Dave - Soul Man
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- The Who - I Can See For Miles
- Victor Lundberg - An Open Letter To My Teenage Son
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