Thursday 3 August 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Femia in Brooklyn and Mathieu Kassovitz.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors.
In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits.
In the Heat of the Night, directed by Norman Jewison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 August 1967 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
- John Femia in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Square Pegs, Hello Larry).
- Mathieu Kassovitz: French film director widely known for his controversal "La Haine" (Hate, with Vincent Cassel) and actor, born to Peter Kassovitz (film director), Hungarian Jew, and to Chantal Rémy, catholic film editor.
- Skin : English singer and guitarist (Skunk Anansie).
- Manmohan Waris: Indian singer.
- 45,000 US soldiers sent to Vietnam
- James Law rides entire NYC subway in 22 hours 12 minutes
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- The Association - Windy
- Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
- Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
- The Buckinghams - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
- Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Music Explosion - Little Bit O'Soul
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