Thursday 3 October 1968
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Marco Roelofsen and Elisabetta Ferracini.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Hey Jude by The Beatles.
Barbarella, directed by Roger Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pohádky z mechu a kapradí.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Which were the important events of 3 October 1968 ?
- Marco Roelofsen: Soccer player (SC Heerenveen).
- Elisabetta Ferracini: Italian host of a TV show; the daughter of Mara Venier.
- Greg Foster: American basketball player: center, Jazz.
- Tommy Wiseau: Director.
- Paul Crichton: English footballer and manager.
- Howard Sacklers Great White Hope, premieres in New York City
- In Peru, Juan Velasco Alvarado takes power in a revolution.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Beatles - Hey Jude
- Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley P.T.A.
- The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown - Fire
- O.C. Smith - Little Green Apples
- The O'Kaysions - Girl Watcher
- Clarence Carter - Slip Away
- The Rascals - People Got To Be Free
- The Bee Gees - I've Gotta Get A Message To You
- The 1910 Fruitgum Company - 1,2,3 Red Light
- Aretha Franklin - I Say A Little Prayer
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