Friday 9 February 1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, 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.
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 9 February 1968 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Rahul Roy: Indian actor.
- Derek Strong: American basketball player and race car driver.
- Derek Strong NBA forward (Los Angeles Lakers: Orlando Magic).
- Paul Claxton in Vidalia: Georgia, USA; Nike golfer (NIKE Central Georgia Open-38th).
- Marcus Meloan in Agana: Guam; Canadian Tour golfer (1992 US Amateur Champion).
- Rotterdam metro is opened by Princess Beatrix.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- The Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
- Aretha Franklin - Chain Of Fools
- Classics IV - Spooky
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- The American Breed - Bend Me, Shape Me
- Goin' Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Medley) - The Lettermen
- The Human Beinz - Nobody But Me
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 9 February 1968 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?