Friday 26 May 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Igor Zemlyanoy and Jean Bartholomew in Queens.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Groovin' by The Young Rascals.
In UK Silence Is Golden by The Tremeloes was in the top 5 hits.
The War Wagon, directed by Burt Kennedy, 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 Coronet Blue.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1967 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Igor Zemlyanoy: Hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Olympics - 1998).
- Jean Bartholomew in Queens: New York, USA; LPGA golfer (1989 Duke University Champion).
- Phil Doyle: Australian writer.
- Kevin Moore: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (OSI Dream Theater and Chroma Key).
- Philip Treacy: Irish hat designer.
- Mika Yamamoto: Japanese journalist (d. 2012)
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Young Rascals - Groovin'
- Aretha Franklin - Respect
- The Happenings - I Got Rhythm
- Engelbert Humperdinck - Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)
- The Supremes - The Happening
- Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
- Paul Revere and the Raiders - Him Or Me - What's It Gonna Be?
- The Mamas & The Papas - Creeque Alley
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- Neil Diamond - Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon
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