Monday 5 February 1968
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Planet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, 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 February 1968 ?
- 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
- Roberto Alomar: Puerto Rican baseball player, a 2nd baseman for the Baltimore Orioles.
- Chris Barron: rocker (Spin Doctors).
- Regina Rajchitova: in Czechoslovakia; tennis star.
- Roberto Alomar in Salinas: Puerto Rico; infielder (Baltimore Orioles).
- David Flores: Mexican-American jockey.
- Marcus Grönholm: Finnish race car driver
- Eyþór Guðjónsson: Icelandic actor and producer
- Ey?or Gu?jonsson: Icelandic actor
- Nir Kabaretti: Israeli conductor
- Qasim Melho: Syrian actor
- Luckey Roberts: Composer, dies at 80.
- KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
- Skater Kees Verkerk wins olympic gold in the 1500m
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- The Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
- Aretha Franklin - Chain Of Fools
- Classics IV - Spooky
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- The American Breed - Bend Me, Shape Me
- Goin' Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Medley) - The Lettermen
- The Human Beinz - Nobody But Me
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