Thursday 10 August 1967
It was Thursday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1967 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Carlos Briceno: Fountain Valley, California -- Beach volleyball (1992, 96 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Lori Tatum: LPGA golfer.
- Peter Murphy: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Philippe Albert: Belgian footballer and sportscaster.
- Riddick Bowe: American boxer.
- Gus Johnson: American sportscaster
- Lorraine Pearson: English singer and author (Five Star)
- Mart Sander: Estonian actor singer director and author
- Reinout Scholte: Dutch cricketer
- John Francis Larchet: Composer, dies at 83.
- Belgian mercenary Jean Schramme's troops take the Congolese border town of Bukavu.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Buckinghams - Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
- Frankie Valli - Can't Take My Eyes Off You
- Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
- The Association - Windy
- The Hollies - Carrie Anne
- The Young Rascals - A Girl Like You
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