Friday 14 June 1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK Young Girl by Union Gap was in the top 5 hits.
The Thomas Crown Affair, directed by Norman Jewison, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 June 1968 ?
- Flag Day (United States)
- Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
- International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
- World Blood Donor Day  ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
- Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mother's Day (Afghanistan)
- United States: Birthday of the U.S. Army
- Brian Wiggins: NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers).
- Eric Murdock: NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies, Miami Heat).
- Tony Smith: NBA guard (Miami Heat).
- Moses Scurry: American basketball player.
- Yasmine Bleeth: American actress, pleaded guilty 11/30/2001 in Detroit to a charge of cocaine possession.
- Cathy Chédal: French former alpine skier, she competed for France at the 1988 and 92 Olympics.
- Campbell Brown: American news anchor and daughter of former Senator from Louisiana and his first wife.
- Danielle Lambert: American twin whose children were killed by her own twin sister in a bizarre car accident.. One of eight girls , she married Ken Lambert, (born February 27, 1974 in Lowell, MA according to her son's birth certificate) in 2002. Her first child, a girl named Kaleigh, and her second child, a boy named Shane, were being driven by her twin sister Marcelle Thibault, to her mother's house for a sleepover. Instead, the aunt made the children get out of the car and with them crossed a busy interstate hig
- Julien Rassam: French actor, son of film director Claude Berri.
- Marci Thibault: American twin implicated in a bizarre murder-suicide that took place on January 11, 2008 in Lowell, MA.
- Faizon Love: American actor
- Regan Burns: Movie Actor
- Molly Glynn: American actress (d. 2014)
- Nene Otsuka: Japanese actress
- Off duty Dutch military permitted to wear regular clothing
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Mony Mony
- Ohio Express - Yummy Yummy Yummy
- Richard Harris - MacArthur Park
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up
- Aretha Franklin - Think
- The Rascals - A Beautiful Morning
- Hugo Montenegro - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
- Sergio Mendes and Brasil '66 - The Look Of Love
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