Friday 4 August 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
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Which were the important events of 4 August 1967 ?
- Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
- El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
- Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
- Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
- St. Luanus/Lugid
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint John Vianney, the patron saint of priests
- St. Dominic
- Carrie Flemmer: Stettler, Alberta -- Softball catcher (1996 Olympics).
- Kembra Pfahler: Hermosa Beach, California -- Actress (Gotham Gold).
- Marcelo Filippini: Uruguay -- Tennis star.
- Michael Lawrence Marsh: Los Angeles, California -- Sprinter (1992, 96 Olympics - 2 Gold / Silver Medals).
- Timothy Adams: American model and actor.
- Peter Smith: Malaysian-born English academic and judge.
- 34th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 (70,934)
- British pirate radio station Radio 355 resigns air
- Shortwave group ANARC's first convention (Chicago, Illinois).
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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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