Saturday 7 December 1968
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Love Child by Diana Ross and the Supremes.
In UK Lily The Pink by The Scaffold was in the top 5 hits.
Oliver!, directed by Carol Reed, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Salzburg Connection by Helen MacInnes 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 7 December 1968 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
- Mark Geyer: Australian rugby player and sportscaster.
- Tom Myslinski NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars: Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Ricky Ervins: NFL running back (San Francisco 49ers).
- Melissa Iverson in Anoka: Minnesota, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Cammy Myler in Plattsburgh: New York, USA; luger (Olympics-1994).
- M Dodd returns a library books his Great grandfather took out in 1923
- Orbiting Astronomical Observatory 2 launched into Earth orbit
- Richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather borrowed in 1823 to the University of Cincinnati; the US$22,646 fine goes unpaid.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child
- The Beatles - Hey Jude
- Stevie Wonder - For Once In My Life
- Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Johnnie Taylor - Who's Making Love
- Steppenwolf - Magic Carpet Ride
- Dion - Abraham, Martin And John
- Glen Campbell - Wichita Lineman
- Classics IV - Stormy
- Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days
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