Friday 12 April 1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Honey by Bobby Goldsboro.
In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits.
The Young Girls of Rochefort, directed by Jacques Demy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1968 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Neal Fort: CFL tackle (Montreal Alouettes).
- Adam Graves in Toronto: Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (New York Rangers).
- Alicia Coppola: Actress (Lorna Devon-Another World).
- Toby Gad: German-American songwriter and producer.
- Adam Graves: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Ott : English musician and record producer
- In Schenectady, New York, USA a house is hit by a falling meteorite.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- Union Gap - Young Girl
- The Box Tops - Cry Like A Baby
- The Monkees - Valleri
- The Beatles - Lady Madonna
- The Delfonics - La - La Means I Love You
- Aretha Franklin - (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
- Georgie Fame - The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
- Manfred Mann - Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?