Tuesday 20 August 1968
It was Tuesday, 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 20 August 1968 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Brett Angell: English footballer and coach.
- Abdelatif Benazzi: Moroccan-French rugby player.
- Klas Ingesson: Swedish footballer and manager (d. 2014).
- Yuri Shiratori: Japanese voice actress and singer.
- Frode Barth: Norwegian guitarist and composer.
- Sandy Brondello: Australian basketball guard (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist)
- Earl Sande: US jockey (Kentucky Derby), dies at 69.
- 650,000 Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia
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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
- 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
- The Vogues - Turn Around, Look At Me
- Archie Bell & The Drells - I Can't Stop Dancing
- The Dells - Stay In My Corner
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