Sunday 18 February 1968
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Molly Ringwald in Roseville and Kyle Abbott.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) by Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra.
In UK The Mighty Quinn by Manfred Mann was in the top 5 hits.
Five Million Years to Earth, directed by Roy Ward Baker, 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.
On TV people were watching Hauptstraße Glück.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Which were the important events of 18 February 1968 ?
- Independence Day in The Gambia (1965)
- Molly Ringwald in Roseville: California, USA; actress (Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink).
- Kyle Abbott: American baseball player, a pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers.
- Molly Ringwald: American actress and singer.
- Sigurd Erixon: Etnologist (Atlas "ver Svensk Folkkultur), dies at 79.
- 10th Winter Olympic games close at Grenoble, France
- British adopt year-round daylight savings time.
- David Gilmour joins rock group Pink Floyd.
- 10,000 demonstrators against US in Vietnam War in West Berlin.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- The Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
- Classics IV - Spooky
- The Temptations - I Wish It Would Rain
- Dionne Warwick - (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- Goin' Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Medley) - The Lettermen
- The Human Beinz - Nobody But Me
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart - I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite
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