Thursday 2 February 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Arturs Irbe and Artūrs Irbe.
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.
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Which were the important events of 2 February 1967 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
- Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
- Paganism - Imbolc (in northern hemisphere), Lughnasadh (in southern hemisphere).
- Czech Republic - Hromnice.
- St. Cornelius
- France - CrOpe Day.
- Arturs Irbe: Latvian hockey player.
- Artūrs Irbe: Latvian ice hockey player and coach.
- Laurent Nkunda: Congolese military leader.
- Formation of the American Basketball Association is announced.
- Bolivia adopts its constitution.
- The American Basketball Association is formed.
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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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