Monday 1 May 1967
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra.
In UK Puppet On A String by Sandie Shaw was in the top 5 hits.
Karate Kid, directed by Abraham Cruz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 1 May 1967 ?
- Saint James the Less.
- Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
- Saint Florine
- Saint Augustin Schoeffer
- Saint Theodulf.
- Saint Andeol.
- Czech Republic - "National Love Day" ? couples tend to flock to the memorial of the poet Karel Hynek M�cha in Prague and kiss.
- Festival of Matsu in Taiwan and various locales along the southern coast of China (2005).
- Malta - L-Ewwel ta Mejju, Malta, Jum il-haddiem (Worker's Day).
- United States - Law Day, U.S.A., Loyalty Day.
- Roman Empire - fourth and last day of the Floralia in honour of Flora.
- Roman Empire - all-female festival in honour of Bona Dea.
- Saint Joseph the Worker (also known as Saint Joseph's Day).
- Maharashtra Divas (Maharashtra Day) in the state of Maharastra, India. On May 1, 1960, Maharashtra came into existence when Bombay State was split into the new linguistic states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
- Beltane, L� Bealtaine, the first day of Summer in modern Ireland was celebrated by the Celts, and is now also celebrated by Neopagans and Wiccans.
- May crowning - Unofficial ritual ceremony usually happening in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Lei Day - Hawaiian holiday for the Lei.
- Saint Jeremiah.
- May Day, Labour Day, Workers' Day, Day of the International Solidarity of Workers.
- Italy - national holiday (Giorno dei Lavoratori).
- Marvcus Patton: NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins).
- Bill Schultz NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Denver Broncos: Scottish Claymores).
- Tim McGraw: American musician.
- Scott Coffey: Hawaii, United States -- Actor (Satisfaction, Shout).
- Tawni Cable: Salem, Oregon -- Playmate (June 1989).
- Jelle Zijlstra becomes President of the Netherlands Bank
- Priscilla Beaulieu and Elvis Presley wed in Las Vegas
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Bernard Malamud (Fixer)
- Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes President of Nicaragua.
- Elvis Presley and Pricilla Beaulieu wed in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- The Supremes - The Happening
- Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
- The Monkees - A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- Tommy James and the Shondells - I Think We're Alone Now
- The Buckinghams - Don't You Care
- Peaches and Herb - Close Your Eyes
- The Dave Clark Five - You Got What It Takes
- The Spencer Davis Group - I'm A Man
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