Sunday 5 February 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Frederick Pitcher and Chris Parnell.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits.
The War Game, directed by Peter Watkins, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 February 1967 ?
- Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
- Saint Bertolf
Famous Birthdays:05 February
- Leon Leonwood Bean: American department store founder (Born 1872).
- Herman Teirlinck: Belgian writer (Jokaste against God), dies at age 87.
- Violeta Parra: Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval (best knows as Violeta Parra) was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and visual artist.
- Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Robert Penn Warren.
- Anastasio Somoza elected President of Nicaragua.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Blues Magoos - (We Aint' Got) Nothin' Yet
- Keith - 98.6
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
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