Thursday 9 March 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Love Is Here And Now You're Gone by The Supremes.
In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits.
In Like Flint, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 9 March 1967 ?
- Saint Frances of Rome.
- Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
- Saint Gregory of Nyssa
- Eric Flaim: American skater, a silver medallist in the 1500 meter Olympic race 2/1988.
- Curt Schreiner in Albany: New York, USA; biathlete (Olympics-1994).
- Eric Flaim in Pembroke: Massachusetts, USA; short track skater (Olympics-1994).
- Michael Kiselak: Canadian Football League corner (Toronto Argonauts).
- Svetlana Allilueva, Josef Stalin's daughter, defects to the West in New York City.
- Trans World Airlines Flight 553, a Douglas DC-9-15, crashes in a field in Concord Township, Ohio following a mid-air collision with a Beechcraft Baron, killing 26.
- Joseph Stalin's daughter, Svetlana Alliluyeva, defects to the USA via the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.
- The Indonesian State Assembly takes all presidential powers from Sukarno and names Suharto as acting president.
- The Velvet Underground's groundbreaking first album, ''The Velvet Underground Nico'', is released. It is initially a disaster but receives widespread critical and commercial acclaim in later years.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- The Supremes - Love Is Here And Now You're Gone
- The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday
- The Beatles - Penny Lane
- The Mama's & The Papa's - Dedicated To The One I Love
- Johnny Rivers - Baby I Need Your Lovin'
- The Casinos - Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
- Mitch Ryder - Sock It To Me - Baby!
- Ed Ames - My Cup Runneth Over
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