Sunday 3 March 1968
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Diann Roffe-Steinrotter and Scott Radinsky in Simi Valley.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits.
Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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.
On TV people were watching The Dick Cavett Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 3 March 1968 ?
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day
- Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
- Malawi - Martyr's Day.
- Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
- Diann Roffe-Steinrotter: Warsaw, New York -- Alpine skier (1992 Olympics - Gold / Silver Medalist).
- Scott Radinsky in Simi Valley: California, USA; pitcher (Los Angeles Dodgers).
- Brian Leetch in Corpus Christi: Texas, USA; NHL defenseman (Team USA, New York Rangers).
- Patrick Guerriero: American politician, a former legislator from Melrose, MA and a member of Acting Governor Jane Swift's senior staff.
- Brian Cox: British physicist and television presenter.
- Brian Leetch: American ice hockey player
- Scott Radinsky: American baseball player coach and singer (Pulley and Ten Foot Pole)
- Jean Beliveau (Montreal Canadiens) becomes second NHL player to score 1,000 points.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- Dionne Warwick - (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- 1910 Fruitgum Company - Simon Says
- Classics IV - Spooky
- First Edition - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
- Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite
- The Fireballs - Bottle Of Wine
- The Association - Everything That Touches You
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