Sunday 3 December 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Daydream Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Bedazzled, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 3 December 1967 ?
- International Day of Disabled Persons - 
- R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus
- David Diaz in Melbourne: Victoria, Australia; Australasia golfer.
- Greg Sutton: NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers).
- Katie Henderson in Santa Monica: California, USA; WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993).
- 1st human heart transplant performed (Dr Christian Barnard, South Africa)
- Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4).
- Ex-President Sukarno under house arrest in Indonesia.
- Final run of "20th Century Limited", famed New York-Chicago luxury train.
- At Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, a transplant team headed by Christiaan Barnard carries out the first heart transplant on a human (53-year-old Louis Washkansky).
- At 6:50nbspPM, a volcano erupts on Deception Island in Antarctica.
- Vietnam War: U.S. and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta (235 of the 300-strong Viet Cong battalion are killed).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- The Cowsills - The Rain, The Park & Other Things
- Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
- Lulu - To Sir With Love
- Dionne Warwick - I Say A Little Prayer
- Bobby Vinton - Please Love Me Forever
- Sam & Dave - Soul Man
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- The Who - I Can See For Miles
- Victor Lundberg - An Open Letter To My Teenage Son
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