Wednesday 24 January 1968
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) by John Fred & His Playboy Band.
In UK Hello Goodbye by The Beatles was in the top 5 hits.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, directed by Sergio Leone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while The Confessions Of Nat Turner by William Styron 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 24 January 1968 ?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Mary Lou Retton in Fairmont: West Virginia, USA; gymnast (Olympics-gold/2 silver/2 bronze-1984).
- Scott Mercier in Harbor City: California, USA; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
- Ross Powell US baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds: Houston Astros).
- Robert Chote: English economist and journalist.
- Michael Kiske: German singer-songwriter (Helloween Unisonic Place Vendome and Kiske/Somerville).
- Crazy B: French DJ and composer. In the early 1990s, he joined the French rap group Alliance Ethnik, as well as Rapsonic with Big Red de Raggasonic. He is now member of the DJs group Birdy Nam Nam.
- Mary Retton: Gymnast
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
- The Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine
- Aretha Franklin - Chain Of Fools
- Classics IV - Spooky
- Union Gap - Woman, Woman
- The American Breed - Bend Me, Shape Me
- Marvin Gaye - If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
- The Monkees - Daydream Believer
- The Beatles - Hello Goodbye
- Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?