Saturday 5 August 1967
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Fox and Matthew Caws.
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.
On TV people were watching ¿Es usted el asesino?.
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1967 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Mike Fox: NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers).
- Matthew Caws: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Nada Surf).
- Thomas Lang: Austrian drummer and producer (stOrk and Vienna Art Orchestra).
- 1st time an AFL team beats an NFL team, Broncos beats Detroit 13-7
- Bobby Gentry releases her only hit Ode to Billy Joe
- Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) and Radio London close down.
- Pink Floyd releases their debut album ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'' in the United Kingdom.
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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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