Thursday 12 October 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of October people in US were listening to The Letter by The Box Tops.
In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Far from the Madding Crowd, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while Night Falls On The City by Sarah Gainham 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 October 1967 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Tonton David: French-Reunionese Reggae singer, renowned for his raggamuffin performances.
- Paul Laine: Canadian singer composer.
- Valerie Edmond: Scottish actress, six ft tall, seen in a key role in "The Crow Road," 1996 and in the TV series "Kavanagh QC" 1997.
- St. Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lulu - To Sir With Love
- Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe
- The Box Tops - The Letter
- Sam & Dave - Soul Man
- The Association - Never My Love
- Bobby Vee - Come Back When You Grow Up
- The Young Rascals - How Can I Be Sure
- Bill Cosby - Little Ole Man (Uptight-Everything's Alright)
- (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
- Brenton Wood - Gimme Little Sign
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