Tuesday 8 August 1967
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Light My Fire by The Doors.
In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits.
Bonnie and Clyde, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 1967 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Rena Mero: American wrestler.
- Yūki Amami: Japanese actress.
- Jessica Moore: Italian actress.
- Eric Angle: American wrestler.
- Lee Unkrich: American director and screenwriter.
- Marcelo Balboa: American soccer player
- Sable : Wrestler
- Ben Fouchee: Kuruman, South Africa -- Canadian Tour golfer (1987 South African Amateur)
- Howard Cross: NFL tight end (New York Giants)
- Margo Malowney: Saint John, New Brunswick -- Volleyball player (1996 Olympics)
- Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand meet to form Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)
- The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is founded by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Association - Windy
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
- Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
- The Buckinghams - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
- The Hollies - Carrie Anne
- The Young Rascals - A Girl Like You
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