Wednesday 1 February 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Laura E Dern and Tim Naehring in Cincinnati.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
The War Game, directed by Peter Watkins, 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.
On TV people were watching The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 February 1967 ?
- St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
- In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
- Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
- The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
- The start of Black History Month in the United States.
- Imbolc - the first day of Spring in Ireland (Irish Calendar), one of the eight solar holidays in the Wheel of the Year.
- St. Veridiana
- Laura E Dern: Los Angeles, California -- Actress (Blue Velvet, Mask, Smooth Talk).
- Tim Naehring in Cincinnati: Ohio, USA; infielder (Boston Red Sox).
- Patle Shishupal Natthu: Indian politician.
- Meg Cabot: Young Adult Author.
- WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million and 60 lives.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Blues Magoos - (We Aint' Got) Nothin' Yet
- Keith - 98.6
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
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