Friday 17 November 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Howard Griffith and Ronnie Devoe.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu.
In UK Baby Now That I've Found You by The Foundations was in the top 5 hits.
The Producers, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Till, der Junge von nebenan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1967 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Howard Griffith: NFL running back (Denver Broncos - Super Bowl 32).
- Ronnie Devoe: Boston, Massachusetts -- Vocals (New Edition, Bell Div Devoe - Candy Girl).
- Sheila Lussier: La Mesa, California -- Actress (Reform School, My Chauffeur).
- Tab Benoit: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Ronnie DeVoe: American singer producer and actor (New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe).
- Beatles Ltd and Apple Music Ltd swap names
- Surveyor 6 becomes 1st man-made object to lift off Moon
- Vietnam War: Acting on optimistic reports that he had been given on November 13, US President Lyndon B. Johnson tells the nation that, while much remained to be done, ''We are inflicting greater losses than we're taking...We are making progress.''
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lulu - To Sir With Love
- Sam & Dave - Soul Man
- Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
- The Cowsills - The Rain, The Park & Other Things
- Vikki Carr - It Must Be Him
- Bobby Vinton - Please Love Me Forever
- Marvin Gaye - Your Precious Love
- Dionne Warwick - I Say A Little Prayer
- Soul Survivors - Expressway (To Your Heart)
- The Who - I Can See For Miles
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