Tuesday 13 February 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Céline Géraud and Matt Mieske.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, 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.
On TV people were watching Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Which were the important events of 13 February 1968 ?
- Céline Géraud: French judo champion who became a TV host.
- Matt Mieske: American baseball player, an outfielder for the Chicago Cubs.
- Kelly Hu: American actress.
- Daisuke Ikeda: Japanese wrestler.
- Niamh Kavanagh: Irish singer.
- US sends 10,500 additional soldiers to Vietnam.
- Civil rights disturbances occur at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- The Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
- Classics IV - Spooky
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- Dionne Warwick - (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- Goin' Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Medley) - The Lettermen
- The Human Beinz - Nobody But Me
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite
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