Monday 28 August 1967
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Armstrong and Darren Lewis.
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 28 August 1967 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Chris Armstrong: CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes).
- Darren Lewis: Berkeley, California -- Outfielder (Chicago White Sox).
- Frederick Kesner: Philippine-born Australian poet.
- Dominic Lucero: American actor singer and dancer (d. 1994).
- Jamie Osborne: English jockey and trainer.
- Asif Iqbal and Intikhab Alam make 190 stand for 9th wkt vs. Eng
- Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus
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
- Diana Ross and the Supremes - Reflections
- The Doors - Light My Fire
- Aretha Franklin - Baby I Love You
- Bobby Vee - Come Back When You Grow Up
- James Brown - Cold Sweat - Part 1
- The Monkees - Pleasant Valley Sunday
- The Temptations - You're My Everything
- Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
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