Friday 23 August 1968
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. 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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 23 August 1968 ?
- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Christian Dean DiMarco: Huntington, New York -- PGA golfer (1994 Deposit-3rd).
- Cortez Kennedy: NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks).
- Scott Kowalkowski: NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions).
- Krisztina Rady: Hungarian translater, she was director of the "Institut Hongrois de Paris".
- Alex Britti: Italian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- KK : World Music Singer
- Joaquin Monchique: Portuguese stand-up comedian, actor, and director of theatre and Television.
- Laura Claycomb: American operatic soprano
- Chris DiMarco: American golfer
- Ringo quits Beatles over a disagreement, temporarily
- Yanks and Tigers play 3-3 tie in 19 due to 1 AM curfew
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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?