Sunday 8 January 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kent Jones in Portales and Roger Rowland in Jacksonville.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
Grand Prix, directed by John Frankenheimer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Arrangement by Elia Kazan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Invaders.
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1967 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Kent Jones in Portales: New Mexico, USA; golfer (NM State Amateur-1990-91).
- Roger Rowland in Jacksonville: Florida, USA; Nike golfer (1990 Macon Open-second).
- Willie Anderson: American basketball player, a one-time guard/forward for the Miami Heat.
- Hollis Conway: Chicago, Illinois -- High jumper (1988, 92 Olympics - Silver / Bronze Medals).
- Torsten Gowitzke: German footballer and manager.
- Steven Jacobs: Australian television host and actor
- R Kelly: American singer-songwriter producer and actor (Public Announcement)
- Tom Watson: English politician
- Zbigniew Cybulski: Polish actor (See You Tommorrow), dies at 39.
- Vietnam War: Operation Cedar Falls starts.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral
- Nancy Sinatra - Sugar Town
- Frank Sinatra - That's Life
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
- Donovan - Mellow Yellow
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