Wednesday 5 July 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tim Worrell and Silvia Ziche.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Windy by The Association.
In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits.
The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1967 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Tim Worrell: Pasadena, California -- Pitcher (San Diego Padres).
- Silvia Ziche: Italian comics artist.
- Alessandro Chionna: Italian jurist, a youthful attorney.
- Vinod Raj: Indian actor singer and dancer.
- Congo uprising under Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme
- Biafran War: Nigerian forces invade Biafra, following the latter's secession May 30.
- A level crossing collision between a train loaded with children and a tanker-truck near Magdeburg, East Germany kills 94 people, mostly children.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Windy
- The Music Explosion - Little Bit O'Soul
- Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
- Scott McKenzie - San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)
- Petula Clark - Don't Sleep In The Subway
- Every Mothers' Son - Come On Down To My Boat
- The 5th Dimension - Up-Up And Away
- The Grass Roots - Let's Live For Today
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- Johnny Rivers - The Tracks Of My Tears
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