Thursday 7 March 1968
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ricky Proehl NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks and Jeff Kent in Bellflower.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits.
Stay Away, Joe, directed by Peter Tewksbury, 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.
On TV people were watching Starparade.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 March 1968 ?
- Albania ? Teacher's Day
- Catholicism ? Feast day of Saints Perpetua and Felicitas, patron saint of married women
- Ricky Proehl NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks: Chicago Bears).
- Jeff Kent in Bellflower: California, USA; infielder (New York Mets).
- Diego Galeri: Italian drummer, rock musician and music producer, famous for being the drummer of the bands Timoria and Miura.
- Denis Boucher: Canadian baseball player and scout.
- Jeff Kent: Bellflower, California -- Infielder (NY Mets).
- Raju Sundaram: Indian actor and choreographer
- Yuri Aleksayevich Gagarin: USSR Cosmonaut (Vostok I), dies at 31.
- Vietnam War: The United States and South Vietnamese military begin Operation Truong Cong Dinh to root out Viet Cong forces from the area surrounding My Tho.
- Vietnam War: The First Battle of Saigon ends.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- Dionne Warwick - (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- 1910 Fruitgum Company - Simon Says
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- First Edition - Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
- Classics IV - Spooky
- Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite
- The Delfonics - La - La Means I Love You
- The Association - Everything That Touches You
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