Sunday 27 August 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian McRae and Martin Lawless.
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 Monsieur 100.000 Volt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1967 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Brian McRae: Bradenton, Florida -- Outfielder (Chicago Cubs).
- Martin Lawless: American construction worker who fell to his death 35 feet from the roof of a construction site on 12/23/1986.
- Ogie Alcasid: Filipino singer-songwriter producer and actor.
- Rob Burnett: NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns / Baltimore Ravens).
- Naomi Sims is 1st black model on US cover (Fashion of the Times)
- East Coast Wrestling Association is established.
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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