Tuesday 16 July 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ariel Solomon and Barry Sanders.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela.
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 16 July 1968 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Ariel Solomon: NFL center / guard (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Barry Sanders: NFL running back (Detroit Lions, 1988 Heisman Trophy).
- Henry Hate: American-born English tattoo artist.
- Dhanraj Pillay: Indian field hockey player and manager.
- Larry Sanger: American philosopher and businessman co-founded Wikipedia and Citizendium.
- Robert Sherman: American songwriter and businessman. CEO/President Music World Corporation.
- Olga Souza: Brazilian singer and dancer (Corona)
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass
- Gary Puckett - Lady Willpower
- The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- Cliff Nobles - The Horse
- The 5th Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic
- Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
- Mason Williams - Classical Gas
- The Doors - Hello, I Love You
- The Cowsills - Indian Lake
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