Wednesday 27 March 1968
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of March people in US were listening to (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay by Otis Redding.
In UK Cinderella Rockefella by Esther & Abi Ofarim was in the top 5 hits.
2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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..
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Which were the important events of 27 March 1968 ?
- St. Augusta
- Angolan Victory Day.
- World Theatre Day
- St. John of Egypt
- St. Lydia
- Feast day of Rupert of Salzburg in the Roman Catholic Church.
- Arturo Pomar: Peruvian drummer and rapper.
- Irina Belova: Russian pentathlete (world record 1992).
- Sandra Hess: Swiss-born actress and model.
- Stacey Kent: American singer and guitarist.
- Andrea Meyer: American journalist author and screenwriter.
- Yuri Gagarin: Russian cosmonaut, the first man in space 04/12/1961 when he orbited the earth in Vostok spaceship.
- Japanese Trade and Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated in San Francisco
- Suharto succeeds Sukarno as President of Indonesia.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra - Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)
- Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
- Dionne Warwick - (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls
- Union Gap - Young Girl
- The Monkees - Valleri
- 1910 Fruitgum Company - Simon Says
- The Beatles - Lady Madonna
- The Delfonics - La - La Means I Love You
- Aretha Franklin - (Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
- Georgie Fame - The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
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