Sunday 18 August 1968
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to People Got To Be Free by The Rascals.
In UK Mony Mony by Tommy James & The Shondells was in the top 5 hits.
Hang 'Em High, directed by Ted Post, 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 18 August 1968 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Brian Mitchell: American athlete, running back, whose pro-football career began in 1990.
- Lee Seung-yeon: South Korean actress and talk show host.
- Carolyn Crudgington: Australian softball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Greta Lind: Goshen, New York -- Actress (Katie Kennicott-All My Children).
- Griffin Drew: Hazelhurst, Georgia -- Actress (Dinosaur Island).
- John Coyle: West Bloomfield, Michigan -- Short track skater (1994 Olympics)
- Justin Strzelczyk: NFL guard / offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Holiday Inn Golf Classic
- Two charter buses push into the Hida River on National Highway Route 41 in Japan, in an accident caused by heavy rain 104 are killed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Rascals - People Got To Be Free
- The Doors - Hello, I Love You
- Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass
- Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild
- Mason Williams - Classical Gas
- The 5th Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic
- Jose Feliciano - Light My Fire
- The Cream - Sunshine Of Your Love
- Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
- The Vogues - Turn Around, Look At Me
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