Friday 25 August 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Eckart Hirschhausen and Xavier Niel.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Ode To Billie Joe by Bobbie Gentry.
In UK San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair) by Scott Mckenzie was in the top 5 hits.
Point Blank, directed by John Boorman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Bellbird.
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Which were the important events of 25 August 1967 ?
- Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
- RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
- Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
- Philippines - National Heroes' Day.
- Eckart Hirschhausen: German physician, comedian and writer.
- Xavier Niel: French entrepreneur and businessman, active in the telecommunications and technology industry and best known as founder and majority shareholder of the French Internet service provider Iliad trading under the Free brand.
- Nobuyuki Hiyama: Japanese voice actor.
- Tom Hollander: English actor producer and screenwriter.
- Jeff Tweedy: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Wilco Loose Fur and Uncle Tupelo).
- Beatles go to Wales to study TM with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
- Minn Twin Dean Chance 2nd no-hitter of month beats Cleveland, 2-1
- Train crash at Beesd, 2 die
- Paraguay accepts its constitution.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bobbie Gentry - Ode To Billie Joe
- The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- Aretha Franklin - Baby I Love You
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
- James Brown - Cold Sweat - Part 1
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Reflections
- The Temptations - You're My Everything
- Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
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