Sunday 23 April 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Melina Kanakaredes in Akron and Rheal Cormier in New Brunswick.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra.
In UK Somethin' Stupid by Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra was in the top 5 hits.
Two for the Road, directed by Stanley Donen, 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.
On TV people were watching Kommissar Brahm.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 23 April 1967 ?
- Saint Gerard (d.1138)
- UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
- Independence Day for the Conch Republic
- National Beer Day in Germany
- Feast Day of Saint George: Patron saint and National Day of England
- Patron saint of the Spanish region of Arag=n
- Celebrated as St. Jordi's Day in Catalonia, presents of books and roses. See above.
- Catalonia - Lover's Day. Men receive a book as a gift from their romantic interest, while women receive roses. The book is in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
- Saint Adalbert of Prague
- Jurgi festival, in ancient Latvia
- Melina Kanakaredes in Akron: Ohio, USA; actress (Dr Sydney Hanson - Providence, Eleni Andros - Guiding Light).
- Rheal Cormier in New Brunswick: Canada; pitcher (Montreal Expos).
- Katia Alens: Belgian model, made Miss Belgium in 2003.
- Melina Kanakaredes: American actress of Greek descent who objected to a name-change, star of the hit TV series "Providence.
- Rheal Cormier: Canadian baseball player.
- Kim Hee-ae: South Korean actress
- Soyuz 1 launched; Vladimir Komarov becomes 1st in-flight casualty
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational.
- Soviet space program: Soyuz 1 (Russian: ???? 1, Union 1) is a manned spaceflight, Launched into orbit carrying cosmonaut Colonel Vladimir Komarov.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- The Monkees - A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
- Tommy James and the Shondells - I Think We're Alone Now
- The Five Americans - Western Union
- Petula Clark - This Is My Song
- Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
- Four Tops - Bernadette
- Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)
- Martha & the Vandellas - Jimmy Mack
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