Saturday 13 July 1968
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Kai Bjorn and Silke Meier.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to This Guy's In Love With You by Herb Alpert.
In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits.
Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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.
On TV people were watching The Expert.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 July 1968 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday, 3rd day
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of K�lim�t (Words) - First day of the seventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Bon Festival - Buddhist festival to honor the dead (East Japan)
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 2nd day (not a holiday)
- Kai Bjorn: CFL offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes).
- Silke Meier: Wiesbaden, Germany -- Tennis star (1994 Futures-Bad Gogging).
- Christian Taylor: British screenwriter.
- Katie Roiphe: American writer, the daughter of writer Anne Roiphe.
- Robert Gant: American actor.
- Omi Minami: Japanese voice actress
- 97th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots 289 at Carnoustie Scotland
- French Government - Couve de Murville forms
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Cliff Nobles - The Horse
- The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
- Gary Puckett - Lady Willpower
- Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass
- Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - The Look Of Love
- Merrilee Rush - Angel Of The Morning
- The 5th Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic
- Shorty Long - Here Comes The Judge
- The Cowsills - Indian Lake
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