Friday 19 May 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Turk Wendell in Pittsfield and John Friesz.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 May 1967 ?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Turk Wendell in Pittsfield: Massachusetts, USA; pitcher (Chicago Cubs).
- John Friesz: NFL quarterback (Seattle Seahawks).
- Alexia : Italian singer.
- Massimo Taccon: Italian painter and sculptor.
- US bombs Hanoi, Vietnam.
- USSR ratifies treaty with England and US banning nuclear weapons in space.
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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