Tuesday 3 January 1967
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 I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1967 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Joseph Amor in San Jose: New Mexico, USA; video game record holder (Space Invaders).
- Magnus Gustafsson: in Sweden; tennis star.
- Demetri Davis: WLAF tight end (Barcelona Dragons).
- Deborah Allen: American news figure, the "other woman" in the Stuart homicide case.
- Gerald Mosse: French jockey, winner of the Arc de Triomphe in 1990, riding Saumarez.
- Gérald Mossé: French jockey
- Jack Ruby: American businessman, the owner of a striptease joint in Dallas.
- Tonight Show is shortened from 105 to 90 minutes
- Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion
- WJAN TV channel 17 in Canton, OH (IND) begins broadcasting
- Jack Ruby, assassin who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, dies at age 55.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
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