Sunday 11 June 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include John Doherty and Mario Chitarroni.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Respect by Aretha Franklin.
In UK A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procol Harum was in the top 5 hits.
The Dirty Dozen, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Coronet Blue.
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- John Doherty: Pitcher.
- Mario Chitarroni: Hockey forward (Team Italy 1998).
- Joao Garcia: Portuguese mountaineer.
- Clare Carey: Actress (Kelly Fox Rosebrock-Coach).
- João Garcia: Portuguese mountaineer.
- Billy Wells: Gong striker for Rank Films, dies at 79.
- A J Foyt and Dan Gurney drove a Ford to victory in Le Mans
- Chicago Cubs (7) and New York Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game
- Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
- Race riot in Tampa, Florida; National Guard mobilizes.
- ''Loving v. Virginia'': The United States Supreme Court declares all U.S. state laws prohibiting interracial marriage to be unconstitutional. =2009-05-04}}
- Venera program: ''Venera 4'' is launched by the Soviet Union (the first space probe to enter another planet's atmosphere and successfully return data).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Aretha Franklin - Respect
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- The Happenings - I Got Rhythm
- Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Him Or Me - What's It Gonna Be?
- Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love
- The Turtles - She'd Rather Be With Me
- The Music Explosion - Little Bit O'Soul
- The Temptations - All I Need
- The Mamas & The Papas - Creeque Alley
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