Wednesday 22 March 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Mario Cipollini and Bernie Gallacher.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Happy Together by The Turtles.
In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits.
Thoroughly Modern Millie, directed by George Roy Hill, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton 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 22 March 1967 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Mario Cipollini: Italian professional cyclist, placing in the Tour de France three times.
- Bernie Gallacher: Scottish-English footballer (d. 2011).
- Muhammad Ali [Cassius Clay] knocks out Zora Folley in 7 innings for heavyweight boxing title in first Madison Square Garden fight.
- Howard Hughes buys the Desert Inn in Las Vegas, Nevada, for US$13.2 million.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- The Mama's & The Papa's - Dedicated To The One I Love
- The Beatles - Penny Lane
- Herman's Hermits - There's A Kind Of Hush
- Johnny Rivers - Baby I Need Your Lovin'
- Mitch Ryder - Sock It To Me - Baby!
- The Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)
- Ed Ames - My Cup Runneth Over
- The Supremes - Love Is Here And Now You're Gone
- The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday
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