Sunday 1 December 1968
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes.
In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits.
Skidoo, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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 December 1968 ?
- 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.
- Eddie Britton: wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens).
- Justin Chadwick: English actor and director.
- Anders Holmertz: Swedish free-style swimmer (world record 400 metre).
- Promises Promises opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1281 performances
- Pirate Radio Modern (259) (England) begins transmitting
- Gonzalo Barrios elected President of Venezuela.
- Peggy Wilson wins LPGA Hollywood Lakes Golf Open.
- Burt Bacharach's and Hal David's musical Promises Promises opens at Shubert Theater in New York City for 1281 performances.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- The Beatles - Hey Jude
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Steppenwolf - Magic Carpet Ride
- Dion - Abraham, Martin And John
- Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love
- Johnny Nash - Hold Me Tight
- Cream - White Room
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