Thursday 18 May 1967
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Karl Dunbar and Jaime Gomez in Arlington.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Groovin' by The Young Rascals.
In UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits.
Barefoot in the Park, directed by Gene Saks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Liebesgeschichten.
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1967 ?
- Karl Dunbar: NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals).
- Jaime Gomez in Arlington: Texas, USA; Nike golfer (1992 Boise Open).
- Rob Base: American rapper.
- Nina Bjork: Swedish feminist and author.
- A Edwards: American athlete.
- Nina Björk: Swedish journalist and author
- Heinz-Harald Frentzen: German Formula One racing driver
- Nancy Juvonen: American screenwriter and producer co-founded Flower Films
- Mimi Macpherson: Australian environmentalist entrepreneur and celebrity
- Richard Ainley: Actor (I Dood It, Above Suspicion), dies at 56.
- Silver hits record $1.60 an ounce in London
- Tenn Gov Ellington repeals Monkey Law, upheld in 1925 Scopes Trial
- Silver on London exchange hits record US$1.60 per troy ounce. The US government stops selling stockpile at $1.2929.
- Tennessee Governor Ellington repeals "Monkey Law", upheld in 1925 Scopes Trial.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- The Supremes - The Happening
- Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- Aretha Franklin - Respect
- The Happenings - I Got Rhythm
- Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)
- Peaches and Herb - Close Your Eyes
- The Buckinghams - Don't You Care
- The Dave Clark Five - You Got What It Takes
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