Tuesday 28 May 1968
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Tomas P Pukstys and Sandra Bacher in Long Island.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Mrs. Robinson by Simon and Garfunkel.
In UK What A Wonderful World / Cabaret by Louis Armstrong was in the top 5 hits.
The Devil's Brigade, directed by Andrew V. McLaglen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1968
while Testimony Of Two Men by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Prisoner.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hamurabi.
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Which were the important events of 28 May 1968 ?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
- Augustine of Canterbury
- William of Gellone
- Tomas P Pukstys: Chicago, Illinois -- Javelin thrower (1996 Olympics - 8th Place).
- Sandra Bacher in Long Island: New York, USA; half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics-1992, 1996).
- Char Thompson: WLAF running back (Barcelona Dragons).
- Kylie Minogue: Australian singer, songwriter, and actress.
- Fyodor Matveyevich Okhlopkov: Soviet sniper (Born 1908).
- AL announces it is splitting into 2 divisions
- NL grants San Diego Padres a franchise
- Senator Eugene McCarthy wins Democratic primary in Oregon.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1968 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson
- Hugo Montenegro - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
- The Rascals - A Beautiful Morning
- Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up
- Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
- Ohio Express - Yummy Yummy Yummy
- Tommy James and the Shondells - Mony Mony
- Marvin Gaye - Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
- The Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
- Dionne Warwick - Do You Know The Way To San Jose
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