Wednesday 10 July 1968
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Hassisba Boulmerka and Stéphane Canu.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert.
In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits.
Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Expert.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 10 July 1968 ?
- Mauritania - Armed Forces Day
- Bahamas - Independence Day
- Silence Day - celebrated by followers of Meher Baba
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Bralu Diena observed
- Hassisba Boulmerka: Algeria -- 1500m (1992 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Stéphane Canu: French footballer, who played as a midfielder in Calais and was a finalist in the Coupe de France in 2000.
- Hassiba Boulmerka: Algerian athlete.
- Jonathan Gilbert: American actor.
- NL announces break into 2 divisions for 1969
- Maurice Couve de Murville becomes Prime Minister of France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Cliff Nobles - The Horse
- The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
- Gary Puckett - Lady Willpower
- Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass
- Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - The Look Of Love
- Merrilee Rush - Angel Of The Morning
- The 5th Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic
- Shorty Long - Here Comes The Judge
- The Cowsills - Indian Lake
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