Friday 24 February 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Gigi D'Alessio and Thierry Dubois.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Kind Of A Drag by The Buckinghams.
In UK I'm A Believer by The Monkees was in the top 5 hits.
One Million Years B.C., directed by Don Chaffey, 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 The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 February 1967 ?
- Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
- Flag Day in MTxico.
- St. Sergius
- Dragobete in Romania.
- St. Matthias
- St. Modest
- St. Edelbert
- Blessed Ameel of Ter Duinen
- Regifugium, in the Roman calendar.
- Gigi D'Alessio: Italian popular singer and Neapolitan singer-songwriter.
- Thierry Dubois: French sailor.
- Jean-Charles Gicquel: French athlete, a high jumper who set his personal best (2.
- Brian Schmidt: Australian astrophysicist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Franz Waxman: German composer (Day at the races), dies at age 60.
- Moscow forbids its satellite states to form diplomatic relations with West Germany.
- The Chinese government announces that it has ordered the army to help in the spring seeding.
- Britain's second Polaris missile submarine, HMS ''Renown'', is launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- The Supremes - Love Is Here And Now You're Gone
- The Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
- Sonny & Cher - The Beat Goes On
- Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Lovin'
- The Casinos - Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye
- Blues Magoos - (We Aint' Got) Nothin' Yet
- Johnny Rivers - Baby I Need Your Lovin'
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