Tuesday 2 January 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Hello Goodbye by The Beatles.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 2 January 1968 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Cuba Gooding: Jr.
- Evan Parke: Jamaican actor.
- Goichi Suda: Japanese video game developer.
- Anky van Grunsven: Dutch dressage champion.
- Scott Mitchell: NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions).
- Sanoesi Pane: Indonesian writer, dies.
- Zizi closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances
- Christian Barnard performs 2nd heart transplant
- KBHK TV channel 44 in San Francisco, CA (IND) begins broadcasting
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- Aretha Franklin - Chain Of Fools
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- The American Breed - Bend Me, Shape Me
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- The Beatles - Hello Goodbye
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Smokey Robinson - I Second That Emotion
- The Fantastic Johnny C - Boogaloo Down Broadway
- Joe Tex - Skinny Legs And All
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?