Wednesday 29 March 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Brian Jordan in Baltimore and Jerry Olsavsky.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Happy Together by The Turtles.
In UK Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck was in the top 5 hits.
Double Trouble, directed by Norman Taurog, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 March 1967 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Brian Jordan in Baltimore: Maryland, USA; outfielder (Saint Louis Cardinals).
- Jerry Olsavsky: NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Michel Hazanavicius: French film director, producer and screenwriter best known for his spy movie parodies OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies and OSS 117: Lost in Rio, both of which star Jean Dujardin.
- Brian Jordan: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- John Popper: American singer-songwriter and harmonica player (Blues Traveler and The John Popper Project).
- WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1967 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Turtles - Happy Together
- The Mama's & The Papa's - Dedicated To The One I Love
- The Beatles - Penny Lane
- Herman's Hermits - There's A Kind Of Hush
- Four Tops - Bernadette
- Petula Clark - This Is My Song
- The Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth (Stop, Hey What's That Sound)
- The Beatles - Strawberry Fields Forever
- Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid
- The Five Americans - Western Union
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