Tuesday 23 July 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Grazing In The Grass by Hugh Masekela.
In UK Baby Come Back by The Equals was in the top 5 hits.
Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti, 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 23 July 1968 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Stephanie Seymour in San Diego: California, USA; model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover-1988), actress (Sunny Side Up).
- Gary Payton: American basketball player, guard for the Seattle Supersonics.
- Nick Menza: Germany-born American drummer (Megadeth).
- Stephanie Seymour: American model and actress.
- Beth Ehlers in Queens: New York, USA; actress (Harley Cooper - Guiding Light).
- Christopher "Chris" Kerber: Collingswood, New Jersey -- Rower (1996 Olympics)
- Douglas Craft: CFL defensive back (Montreal Alouettes)
- Stefan Figliuzzi: Hockey forward (Team Italy 1998)
- Elden Campbell: American basketball player: forward/center, Lakers. A first round draft pick out of Clemson in 1990.
- Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt.
- Glenville Shootout: in Cleveland, Ohio, a violent shootout between a Black Militant organization led by Ahmed Evans and the Cleveland Police Department occurs. During the shootout, a riot begins and lasts for five days.
- The only successful hijacking of an El Al aircraft takes place when a Boeing 707 carrying 10 crew and 38 passengers is taken over by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The aircraft was en route from Rome, Italy, to Lod, Israel.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You
- The Doors - Hello, I Love You
- Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass
- Cliff Nobles - The Horse
- Mason Williams - Classical Gas
- Gary Puckett - Lady Willpower
- The 5th Dimension - Stoned Soul Picnic
- The Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash
- Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man
- The Cowsills - Indian Lake
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