Thursday 12 September 1968
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of September people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals.
In UK Hey Jude by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
Funny Girl, directed by William Wyler, 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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- Also see September 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Maryland (United States) - Defenders Day
- Cape Verde - National Day
- Ethiopia - National Revolution Day (1974)
- RC Saints - Holy Name of Mary
- Larry LaLonde: American guitarist and songwriter (Primus Possessed and Blind Illusion).
- Nicholas Russell: 6th Earl Russell English politician (d. 2014).
- Richard Snell: South African cricketer and physiotherapist.
- Ler LaLonde: American guitarist (Primus).
- Paul F Tompkins: American comedian.
- Larry Laronde: US funk metal bassist (Primus-Frizzle Fry)
- Sandra Zidani: Belgian Francophone professor of religion, historian, artist and humorist. Zidani’s father is from Algeria her mother from Belgium.
- Tommy Armour: Scottish-American golfer and sportscaster (d. 1968).
- Albania announces it is withdrawing from the Warsaw Pact
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rascals - People Got To Be Free
- Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley P.T.A.
- Jose Feliciano - Light My Fire
- Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild
- The 1910 Fruitgum Company - 1,2,3 Red Light
- Aretha Franklin - The House That Jack Built
- Marvin Gaye - You're All I Need To Get By
- Deep Purple - Hush
- The Doors - Hello, I Love You
- The Beatles - Hey Jude
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