Monday 15 January 1968
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band.
In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1968 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Chad Lowe in Dayton: Ohio, USA; actor (Spencer, Apprentice to Murder).
- Iñaki Urdangarin: Spanish athlete, national champion of handball, noted family member and exponent of the Basque national party.
- Chad Lowe: American actor, director and noted family.
- Inaki Urdangarin: Spanish royalty.
- Steve McConaghy: Australian soling yachter (Olympics-1996).
- Laurie Fellner in Appleton: Wisconsin, USA; team handball goalie (Olympics-1992, 1996).
- KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, TX (IND) begins broadcasting
- Ralph Baer applies for a patent on his invention of the television video game system.
- An earthquake in Sicily kills 380 and injures around 1,000.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- The Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
- Aretha Franklin - Chain Of Fools
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- The American Breed - Bend Me, Shape Me
- Marvin Gaye - If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- The Beatles - Hello Goodbye
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
- Smokey Robinson - I Second That Emotion
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