Saturday 27 May 1967
It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1967 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Chin Yang: Jockey.
- George McCloud: NBA forward / guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns).
- Ruthie Bolton Holifield: WNBA guard (Sac Monarchs / Olympics - Gold - 96).
- Paul Gascoigne: Soccer Player.
- Alice Ruth Bolton in Lucedale: Mississippi, USA; WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs/Olympics-gold-1996).
- Doug West: American basketball player: guard/forward, Timberwolves
- Eddie Harsch: Canadian-American keyboard player and bass player (The Black Crowes and The Detroit Cobras)
- Eddie McClintock: American actor
- Sherry! closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 65 performances
- Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.
- The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy is launched by Jacqueline Kennedy and her daughter Caroline.
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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