Tuesday 11 June 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits.
Faces, directed by John Cassavetes, 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.
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Which were the important events of 11 June 1968 ?
- Louis Laforge: French journalist who presented the television shows, "Soir 3 week-end" (1998-1999), "Soir 3" with Audrey Pulvar (September 2004 to July 2005, plus Spring 2007), "Des racines et des ailes" (2005-2013) and "Grand Soir 3" with Patricia Loison (2013-2015).
- Bryan Perro: Canadian author.
- Manoa Thompson: Fijian rugby player.
- Alois : Liechtenstein royalty, the eldest son of Prince Hans Adam II and Countess Marie Aglaë Kinsky of Wchinitz and Tettau.
- Staci Baldwin: Miss Washington USA (1996).
- Grégoire Furrer: Swiss businessman, co-founder of the Festival du Rire (Montreux Comedy) with Alain Macaluso in 1990, and current president.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Mony Mony
- Ohio Express - Yummy Yummy Yummy
- Richard Harris - MacArthur Park
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up
- Aretha Franklin - Think
- The Rascals - A Beautiful Morning
- Hugo Montenegro - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
- Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - The Look Of Love
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