Friday 27 October 1967
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Jaren Jackson and Dejan Raickovic.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to To Sir With Love by Lulu.
In UK Massachusetts by The Bee Gees was in the top 5 hits.
Cool Hand Luke, directed by Stuart Rosenberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Gabriel Hounds by Mary Stewart was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Die Nibelungen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 October 1967 ?
- St. Namatius
- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines - Independence Day (from Britain, 1979)
- Turkmenistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- St. Desiderius
- R.C. saints - October 27th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Abraham the Poor
- St. Vincent, Sabina, & Christeta
- St. Capitolina
- St. Odhran
- St. Elesbaan
- St. Florentius
- St. Frumentius, the saint who introduced Christianity into Ethiopia.
- St. Gaudiosus
- St. Abban of Murnevin
- Jaren Jackson: NBA guard / forward (Houston Rockets, San Antonio Spurs).
- Dejan Raickovic: Montenegrin footballer.
- Joeystarr : French rapper of Martinican origin, also known as Jaguar Gorgone or Double R. He co-founded the famous French rap group Suprême NTM in 1989 along with Kool Shen.
- Scott Weiland: American singer (Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver).
- Steve Almond: American author and educator.
- 4 people from Baltimore pour blood on selective service records
- Catholic priest Philip Berrigan and others of the Baltimore Four protest the Vietnam War by pouring blood on Selective Service records.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Lulu - To Sir With Love
- The Box Tops - The Letter
- The Association - Never My Love
- The Young Rascals - How Can I Be Sure
- Soul Survivors - Expressway (To Your Heart)
- Vikki Carr - It Must Be Him
- Sam & Dave - Soul Man
- Marvin Gaye - Your Precious Love
- Aretha Franklin - A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)
- Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense And Peppermints
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