Friday 5 April 1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding.
In UK Congratulations by Cliff Richard was in the top 5 hits.
The Young Girls of Rochefort, directed by Jacques Demy, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1968 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Gianna Amore: Warwick, Rhode Island -- Playmate (August, 1989).
- Paula Cole: American singer-songwriter and pianist.
- Stewart Lee: English comedian actor producer and screenwriter.
- Claudia Gonson: American musician, she is considered the brains and the voice behind the popular band “Magnetic Fields.
- Tasia Valenza in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Dottie Thornton Martin - All My Children).
- Lois Andrews: Dies of lung cancer at 44.
- Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego opens
- US marine base Khe San Vietnam, appalled
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- Union Gap - Young Girl
- The Box Tops - Cry Like A Baby
- The Monkees - Valleri
- The Beatles - Lady Madonna
- The Delfonics - La - La Means I Love You
- Aretha Franklin - (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
- Georgie Fame - The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
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