Wednesday 30 August 1967
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Barbara Anne Kendall and Frederique [Van derWal].
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 He & She.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 August 1967 ?
- International Day of the Disappeared
- Turkey - Victory Day (to commemorate the Battle of Dumlupinar in 1922)
- Peru - Saint Rose of Lima's Day
- Barbara Anne Kendall: Auckland, New Zealand -- Mistral yachter (1992, 96 Olympics - Gold / Silver Medals).
- Frederique [Van derWal]: Netherlands -- Model (Victoria Secrets).
- Barbara Kendall: New Zealand pro sailor who placed with a Silver Medal in the Atlanta Olympics in a sailing event 7/20/1996.
- Massimo Tartaglia: Italian who rocketed into the news when Italian news agencies reported that he assaulted Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at a rally in Milan on December 13, 2009.
- Frederique van der Wal: Dutch model and actress.
- Justin Vaughan: New Zealand cricketer
- Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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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