Sunday 29 January 1967
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Khalid Skah and David Pitcher.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to I'm A Believer by The Monkees.
In UK Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones was in the top 5 hits.
The Night of the Generals, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1967
while The Secret Of Santa Vittoria by Robert Crichton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 January 1967 ?
- Khalid Skah: Midelt, Morocco -- 5k / 10k runner.
- David Pitcher: Canadian Football League fullback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers).
- Sean Burke in Windsor: Ontario, Canada; NHL goalie (Hartford Whalers).
- Stacey King: American basketball player: forward/center.
- Cyril Suk: Czech-American tennis player.
- Wlodzimierz Pozniak: Composer, dies at 62.
- WDAZ TV channel 8 in Devils Lake, ND (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Branch Rickey and Lloyd Waner elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
- Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ.
- The ''ultimate high'' of the hippie era, the Mantra-Rock Dance, takes place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and Allen Ginsberg.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Monkees - I'm A Believer
- Aaron Neville - Tell It Like It Is
- The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron
- The Seekers - Georgy Girl
- The Mamas & The Papas - Words Of Love
- Four Tops - Standing In The Shadows Of Love
- Paul Revere & the Raiders - Good Thing
- The Lovin' Spoonful - Nashville Cats
- The Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag
- Blues Magoos - (We Aint' Got) Nothin' Yet
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